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

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Genus:
Fentonia Butler, 1881 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 20.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Fentonia laevis Butler, 1881. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 20.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: Yokohama, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

F. laevis is a junior subjective synonym of Harpyia ocypete Bremer, 1861, Bull. Acad. imp. Sci. St. P├ętersb. 3: 481.

See also: Urocampa Staudinger, 1892, and Neoshachia Matsumura, 1925.

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