Polymona melete (Fawcett, 1915)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Polymona
SPECIES melete
AUTHOR(Fawcett, 1915)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLymantria melete, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], British East Africa, Kedai, 08.vi.1911; Masongaleni, 24.iii.1912, leg. W. Feather.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Synonym of species
SYNONYM OFgondona
COMMENTTransferred to Palasea by C. L. Collenette (1953: 576) and to Polymona by A. Schintlmeister (2004: 222); a junior subjective synonym of Lymantria gondona Swinhoe, 1903; synonymized by C. L. Collenette (1931b: 512).
PUBLICATION Fawcett J. M. 1915. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911-12. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1915(1):91-113, pls 1-2.
PAGINATION 98-99; pl. 1, fig. 9 Bhl