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

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Genus:
Melastrota Hampson, 1905 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 15 : 439.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Pseudoblabes nigrisquamata Swinhoe, 1901. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 7: 467.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA]: Queensland, Coomoo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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


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