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

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Genus:
Melphina Evans, 1937 . Cat. afr. Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 8, 162.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Parnara melphis Holland, 1893. Ent. News : 31, pl.1, fig.18.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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