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

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Genus:
Melitulias Meyrick, 1891 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 5 : 793 [key], 857.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Phibalapteryx glandulata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 439. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.10, fig.6]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Turner , 1922. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 46: 247.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [AUSTRALIA]: Tasmanie [Tasmania], (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species in the genus MELITULIAS.

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