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

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Genus:
Melaleucantha Draudt, 1950 . Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 40 : 137.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Melaleucantha albibasis Draudt, 1950. Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 40: 137, pl.8, fig.27.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female CHINA: [Szechwan Prov.], Mien-shan, (ZFMAK, Bonn)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MELALEUCANTHA.

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