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

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Genus:
Melanarctia Watson, 1975 . Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) Suppl. 25 : 33.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Automolis ockendeni Rothschild, 1910. Novit. zool. 16: 40, pl.5, fig.41.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PERU: Inambari River, La Oroya, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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


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