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

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Genus:
Monema Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (5) : 1102 [key], 1112.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : LIMACODIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Monema flavescens Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1112.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) CHINA: northern, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Monema Walker, 1855, is not preoccupied by Monema Greville, 1827, Scottish Cryptogamic Flora 5: pl.286, a genus of plants (Algae).

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Junior name(s):
Cnidocampa Dyar, 1905: 952.


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