Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Melandia Boisduval, 1870
Consid. Lépid. Guatemala
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE
4: 158, pl.370, fig.F.
by subsequent designation by
Generic Names Moths World
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..
Fletcher (1979) stated:-
P. aterea is dated from the wrapper of part 31, not from the title-page of volume 4 which is dated 1782.
Parsons et al. (1999) included MELANCHROEA Agassiz, 1847; MELANDIA Boisduval, 1870; MILTOPARAEA Wallengren, 1861; and TARAXINEURA Warren, 1900 as junior synonyms of MELANCHROIA Hübner, 1819.
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