Examples from the Web for melanic
Naturalists also distinguish between seasonal, dimorphic, melanic, and albino forms.
A melanic form of the moth, Cymatophora or, suddenly appeared near Hamburg in 1904.Mimicry in Butterflies|Reginald Crundall Punnett
A melanic form of the female sometimes occurs in which the wings are almost wholly dull blackish on both sides.
Examples of a blackish form have been noted from a wood in West Kent, and these are apparently referable to the melanic ab.The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series|Richard South
Perhaps a melanic variety of the more widely spread A. tniolella.Island Life|Alfred Russel Wallace