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

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Genus:
Melitara Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 136.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Melitara prodenialis Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 137.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Learn more about Pyralidae in Wikipedia.

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


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