Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Formosamyna Strand, 1920 . Arch. Naturgesch. 84(A) : 119.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Amyna frontalis Strand, 1920. Arch. Naturgesch. 84(A): 119.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [TAIWAN] FORMOSA: Kosempo, (DEI, Eberswalde)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Formosamyna was described as a subgenus of Amyna Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included BERRESA Walker, 1859; ILATTIA Walker, 1859; LOCHIA Walker, 1865; STRIDOVA Walker, 1869; PTERAETHOLIX Grote, 1873; CHYTORYZA Grote, 1876; HESPERIMORPHA Saalmüller, 1880; AMYNODES Warren, 1913; and FORMOSAMYNA Strand, 1920 as junior synonyms of AMYNA Guenée, 1852.

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