Melphinyet statirides

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Taxonavigation: Hesperiiformes 

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
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 statirides


Melphinyet statirides (Holland, 1896)

Type locality: Gabon, Valley of the Ogové.

Holotype: male ♀. Not traced


  • Baoris statirides Holland, 1896
  • Melphina tarace f. statirides Holland, 1896 by Evans, 1937
  • Melphina statirides Holland, 1896 by Lindsey & Miller, 1965
  • Melphinyet statirides Holland, 1896 by Larsen, 2012: 18.
  • Parnara flavifasciola Druce, 1909


  • 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.