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

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Genus:
Melanozestis Meyrick, 1930 . Exotic Microlepid. 3 : 547.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Melanozestis heterodesma Meyrick, 1930. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 547.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Learn more about Cosmopterigidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to MELANOZESTIS and included species.


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