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

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Genus:
Melanoscia Warren, 1904 . Novit. zool. 11 : 111.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Melanoscia felina Warren, 1904. Novit. zool. 11: 112.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 males, 1 female PERU (SOUTH-EAST): Carabaya, Santo Domingo, 6000 ft, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included INCA Warren, 1894 as a junior synonym of MELANOSCIA Warren, 1904.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species in the genus MELANOSCIA.

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Junior name(s):
Inca Warren, 1894: 426.


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