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Genus Melanis

Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Riodinidae tribe Riodinini → genus Melanis Hübner, [1819]


Daughter taxa

Melanis aegates (Hewitson, 1874) [species]

M. a. aegates, M. a. albugo, M. a. araguaya, M. a. cratippa, M. a. cretiplaga, M. a. cretiplaga, M. a. lilybaeus, M. a. lilybaeus, M. a. limbata, M. a. melliplaga

Melanis alena (Hewitson, 1870) [species]

Melanis boyi (Stichel, 1923) [species]

Melanis cephise (Ménétriés, 1855) [species]

M. c. acroleuca, M. c. cephise, M. c. huasteca

Melanis cercopes (Hewitson, 1874) [species]

Melanis cinaron (C. & R. Felder, 1861) [species]

Melanis cratia (Hewitson, 1870) [species]

Melanis electron (Fabricius, 1793) [species]

M. e. auriferax, M. e. electron, M. e. epijarbas, M. e. herellus, M. e. melantho, M. e. pronostriga, M. e. rabuscula

Melanis herminae (Zikán, 1952) [species]

Melanis hillapana (Röber, 1904) [species]

M. h. corinna, M. h. cratippa, M. h. hillapana

Melanis hodia (Butler, 1870) [species]

Melanis leucophlegma (Stichel, 1910) [species]

Melanis lioba (Zikán, 1952) [species]

Melanis lycea Hübner, 1823 [species]

Melanis marathon (C. & R. Felder, [1865]) [species]

M. m. assimulata, M. m. charon, M. m. marathon, M. m. stenotaenia

Melanis melandra Hübner, [1819] [species]

Melanis melaniae (Stichel, 1930) [species]

Melanis opites (Hewitson, 1875) [species]

Melanis passiena (Hewitson, 1870) [species]

Melanis pixe (Boisduval, [1836]) [species]

M. p. corvina, M. p. pixe, M. p. sanguinea, M. p. sanguinea, M. p. sexpunctata

Melanis seleukia (Stichel, 1910) [species]

Melanis smithiae (Westwood, 1851) [species]

M. s. smithiae, M. s. xarifa

Melanis unxia (Hewitson, 1853) [species]

M. u. ludmila, M. u. unxia

Melanis vidali (Dognin, 1891) [species]

Melanis volusia (Hewitson, 1853) [species]

Melanis xenia (Hewitson, 1853) [species]

M. x. ambryllis, M. x. xenia

Melanis yeda (Zikán, 1952) [species]

Melanis photos with superspecies identification

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Melanis sp.


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