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

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Genus:
Melionica Berio, 1970 . Boll. Soc. ent. ital. 102 : 25.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Melionica citrinea Berio, 1970. Boll. Soc. ent. ital. 102: 25, fig.5.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [ZAIRE]: [Katanga], [Lubumbashi] Elizabethville, (MRAC, Tervuren)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus MELIONICA.

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