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

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Genus:
Melamera Hampson, 1910 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10 : 8 [key], 327.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Melamera velutina Hampson, 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10: 327, fig.94.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females COLOMBIA: Santa Marta, (BMNH, London)..

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

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Junior name(s):
Malamera ; Gr├╝nberg, 1912: 139.


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