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

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Genus:
Mellamastus Rego Barros, 1959 . Bolm Mus. nac. Rio de J. (N.S., Zool.) 190 : 1.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Amastus nero Weymer, 1907. Dt. ent. Z. Iris 20: 27, pl.2, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: mountains near Joinville, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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