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

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Genus:
Maronis Saalmüller, 1891 . Lepid. Madagascar : 409.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Maronis rivosa Saalmüller, 1891. In: Boisduval & Guenée, Lepid. Madagascar : 410, fig.170.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female MADAGASCAR: Nossi Bé I., (FNS, Frankfurt)..

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

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MARONIS.

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