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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
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
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Noctuoidea

Familia: Erebidae
Subfamilia: Arctiinae
Tribus: Arctiini
Subtribus: Phaegopterina
Genus: Melanarctia
Species: M. lativitta – M. ockendeni

Melanarctia Watson, 1975

Type species: Automolis ockendeni Rothschild, 1910

Watson, A. 1975: A reclassification of the Arctiidae and Ctenuchidae formerly placed in the Thyretid genus Automolis Hübner (Lepidoptera) with notes on warning and coloration and sound. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Supplement 25: 1-104. Full article BHL. Reference page.

Melanarctia is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae. The genus was described by Watson in 1975.[1]

Melanarctia lativitta (Rothschild, 1909)
Melanarctia ockendeni (Rothschild, 1909)


Savela, Markku. "Melanarctia Watson, 1975". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved September 22, 2019.

Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Arctiidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.

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