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

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Genus:
Melathrix Ragonot, 1893 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 7 : l [key], 435.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Pempelia praetextella Christoph, 1877. Horae Soc. ent. ross. 12: 279, pl.8, fig.51.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Learn more about Pyralidae in Wikipedia.

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


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