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

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Genus:
Paracretonia Dyar, 1912 . Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 14 : 167.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Paracretonia xithon Dyar, 1912. Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 14: 167.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 ex. [U.S.A.]: Calif., San Diego, La Puerta Valley, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PARACRETONIA Dyar, 1912 as a junior synonym of ALEPTINA Dyar, 1902.

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