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

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Genus:
Melanergon Bethune-Baker, 1904 . Novit. zool. 11 : 372.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : EUPTEROTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Melanergon proserpina Bethune-Baker, 1904. Novit. zool. 11: 372.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [PAPUA NEW GUINEA] [NEW GUINEA]: Upper Aroa River, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

M. proserpina is a subspecies of Cotana vidua Walker, 1865, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 32: 549.

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