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

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Genus:
Carandana Moore, 1884 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 45.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Acontia fasciculosa Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1760.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ARBASERA Walker, 1865; CARANDANA Moore, 1884; and CLINOPHLEBIA Hampson, 1893 as junior synonyms of CHASMINA Walker, 1856.

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