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

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Genus:
Mellea Gaede, 1922 . Dt. ent. Z. 1922 : 34.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
THYRIDOIDEA : THYRIDIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Rhodoneura angustifasciata Gaede, 1922. Dt. ent. Z. : 34.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Not preoccupied by * Mellea Paetel, 1875, Fam. Gatt. Moll. : 124 - Mollusca, which is an incorrect subsequent spelling of Melia Fischer-Waldheim, 1829.

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