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

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Genus:
Faronta Smith, 1908 . Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 18 : 106.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Faronta aleada Smith, 1908. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 18: 107.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 3 females [U.S.A.]: Tex., Brazos, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PROTOLEUCANIA McDunnough, 1937; and PSEUDOLEUCANIA McDunnough, 1937 (preoccupied) as junior synonyms of FARONTA Smith, 1908.

Poole (1989) included 13 species in the genus FARONTA.

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