Melphinyet tarace

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Hesperiiformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Ditrysia
Sectio: Cossina
Subsectio: Bombycina
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea
Series: Hesperiiformes

Familia: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Hesperiinae
Tribus: Incertae sedis (Hesperiinae)
Genus: Melphinyet
Species: Melphinyet tarace

Name[edit]

Melphinyet tarace (Mabille, 1891)

Type locality: Sierra Leone, Guma Valley.

Holotype: female ♀. Not traced

Synonyms[edit]

  • Pamphila tarace Mabille, 1891
  • Melphina tarace Mabille, 1891 by Evans, 1937
  • Melphinyet tarace Mabille, 1891 by Larsen, 2012: 18.

References[edit]

  • Larsen, T.B., 2012: Taxonomy of the Afrotropical genus Melphina Evans and the description of two new genera: Melphinyet and Noctulana (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Hesperiinae, incertae sedis). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 22 (1): 16-23.