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

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Genus:
Pseudmelisa Hampson, 1910 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 391.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : SYNTOMINAE

Type-species:
Pseudmelisa chalybsa Hampson, 1910. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 391, pl.36, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ZAIRE] CONGO: [Shaba], Kambove district, (? Depository)..

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

Pseudmelisa was established in the Syntomidae, now Ctenuchidae; it was placed in the Thyretidae by Kiriakoff, 1960, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 214 (E): 21.

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Junior name(s):
Pseudomelisa ; Zerny, 1912: 47.


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