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

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Genus:
Melese Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 491.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Melese postica Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 492.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: Para, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Heteromelese Zikán, 1968: 90.
Melesse ; Rothschild, 1910: 48.
Melise ; Rothschild, 1922: 478.


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