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

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Genus:
Melaporphyria Grote, 1874 , in Boisduval & GuenĂ©e. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2 : 33, 75.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Melaporphyria immortua Grote, 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 75.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [U.S.A.]: Albany and Cambridge, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MELAPORPHYRIA in the subfamily HELIOTHINAE.

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

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Junior name(s):
Melanoporphyria ; Dyar, 1903: 192.


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