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

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Genus:
Melanocyma Westwood, 1858 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (n.s.) 4 : 186.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : MORPHINAE : AMATHUSIINI

Type-species:
Thaumantis faunula Westwood, 1850. In: Doubleday, Gen. diurn. Lep. : pl.54, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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