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

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Genus:
Melaleucia Hampson, 1900 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2 : 4 [key], 78.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : NOLINAE

Type-species:
Nola obliquifasciata Hampson, 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 4: 503.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus MELALEUCIA.

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