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

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Genus:
Melanolycaena Sibatani, 1974 . J. Aust. ent. Soc. 13(2) : 95.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : LYCAENINAE

Type-species:
Melanolycaena altimontana Sibatani, 1974. J. Aust. ent. Soc. : 98, fig'd.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEW GUINEA [INDONESIA?]: Western Highlands, (? Depository)..

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

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