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

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Genus:
Meleneta Smith, 1908 . Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 18 : 92.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PANTHEINAE

Type-species:
Meleneta antennata Smith, 1908. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 18: 93.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [U.S.A.]: Arizona, Huachua Mts and Cochise County, Palmerly, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ZAZUNGA Dyar, 1910 as a junior synonym of MELENETA Smith, 1908.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus MELENETA.

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