Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Cornifrons Lederer, 1858 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 2 : 147.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : EVERGESTINAE

Type-species:
Cornifrons ulceratalis Lederer, 1858. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 2: 147, pl.4, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Cornifrons was transferred from the Pyralidae Pyraustinae to the Pyralidae Evergestinae by Marion, 1957, Entomologiste 13: 130.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats CORNIFRONS in the CRAMBIDAE: EVERGESTINAE.

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