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Melano commune (Ticino canton, Switzerland)

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[Flag of Melano]
by Pascal Gross

Gules a hazel dormouse or the chief embatteled argent and in base also argent three bendlets wavy azure.
Željko Heimer, 9 July 2003

The animal on the flag of Melano is a hazel dormouse ("muscardinus avellanarius", in Italian "nocciolino" or in French "muscardin") after the nickname given to the inhabitants.
Pascal Gross, 8 July 2003