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

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Genus:
Ferenta Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (12) : 941 [key], 961.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena stolliana Stoll, 1780. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 41, pl.310, figs A, B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. stolliana is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1782.

Poole (1989) included FERENTA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included CORONIS Hübner, 1823 as a junior synonym of FERENTA Walker, 1858.

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus FERENTA.

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Junior name(s):
Coronis Hübner, 1823: 265.


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