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

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Genus:
Melgona Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 113.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Coniortodes conia Collenette, 1955. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (12), 8: 644, pl.16, fig.13. [(of Coniortodes Collenette, 1955)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) KENYA: Mt Elgon, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name for CONIORTODES Collenette, 1955.

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Junior name(s):
Coniortodes Collenette, 1955: 643.


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