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Limacodidae
660030.004672Monema flavescens – Walker, 1855
Distribution Data for Monema flavescens
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Distribution: Type locality: China
Description/
Field Marks:
See ZooKeys, 306: 23-36.
Genitalia: See ZooKeys, 306: 23-36.
Taxonomic Notes: Monema flavescens Walker, 1855, formerly in the genus Cnidocampa, is returned to the genus Monema. The genus Cnidocampa was unnecessarily proposed as an objective replacement name for Monema Walker, 1855, which is not preoccupied by Monema Greville, 1827, a genus of plants, Fletcher & Nye (1982: 104).
References
  • Fletcher, D.S & I.W.B. Nye, 1982. Bombycoidea, Castnioidea, Cossoidea, Mimallonoidea, Sesioidea, Sphingoidea, Zygaenoidea. The Generic Names of Moths of the World, 4: 1-192.
  • Pan, Z., C.-D. Zhu & C. Wu, 2013. A review of the genus Monema Walker in China (Lepidoptera, Limacodidae). ZooKeys, 306: 23-36.
  • Species Page at BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System
  • Walker, F., 1855. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 5: 1112.
Monema flavescens
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