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57a0074 – 4672   Monema flavescens Walker, 1855
Distribution Data for Monema flavescens
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Distribution: Type locality: China
Field Marks:
See ZooKeys, 306: 23-36.
Genitalia: See ZooKeys, 306: 23-36.
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Synonymy: Monema flavescens Walker, 1855
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).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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 BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Walker, F., 1855. Lepidoptera Heterocera. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 5: 1112.
Monema flavescens
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Monema flavescens
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Monema flavescens
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Monema flavescens
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