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

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Genus:
Melanaema Butler, 1877 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 20 : 397.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Melanaema venata Butler, 1877. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4), 20: 397.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: Yokohama, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to MELANAEMA and included species.


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