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

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Genus:
Melapia Sugi, 1968 . KontyĆ» 36 : 164.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Pelamia japonica Ogata, 1961. Publs ent. Lab. Univ. Osaka Prefect. 6: 79, fig.A, pl.18, fig.E.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male JAPAN: Shikoku I., Tosa, Cape Muroto, (Ehime Univ., Shikoku)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus MELAPIA.

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