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

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Genus:
Melanomma Grote, 1875 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 5 : 117.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Melanomma auricinctaria Grote, 1875. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 5: 117.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [U.S.A.]: Pennsylvania, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MELANOMMA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MELANOMMA.

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