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

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Genus:
Alteramenelikia Alberti, 1971 . Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 47 : 239.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : ZYGAENIDAE : PROCRIDINAE

Type-species:
Menelikia jordani Alberti, 1954. Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 30: 309, pl.31, fig.9, pl.45, fig.5, pl.59, fig.10a. [(of Menelikia Alberti, 1954)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ETHIOPIA] ABYSSINIEN: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Alteramenelikia was established as an objective replacement name for Menelikia Alberti, 1954.

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Junior name(s):
Menelikia Alberti, 1954: 308.


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