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

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Genus:
Melisophista Meyrick, 1927 . Exotic Microlepid. 3 : 371.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : SESIIDAE : SESIINAE : Tribe unassigned

Type-species:
Melisophista geraropa Meyrick, 1927. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 371.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [KENYA] BRITISH EAST AFRICA: Embu, (? Depository)..

Notes:
See also Checklist of the Sesiidae of the world (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) by Dr. Franz PĆ¼hringer.

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