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

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Genus:
Paramelisa Aurivillius, 1905 . Ark. Zool. 3(1) : 13.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : SYNTOMINAE

Type-species:
Paramelisa lophura Aurivillius, 1905. Ark. Zool. 3(1): 13, pl.1, fig.2.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ZAIRE] KONGO: Mukimbungu [5&6'S 14&4'E], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Paramelisa was established in the Arctiidae; it was placed in the Thyretidae by Kiriakoff, 1960, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 214 (E): 7.

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