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

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Genus:
Amyna Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 5 : 406.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : EUSTROTIINAE

Type-species:
Amyna selenampha Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 5: 406.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 250.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes [BANGLADESH] & [PHILIPPINES]: [E. Bengal] Silhet & [Manila] Manille, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A. selenampha is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua punctum Fabricius, 1794, Ent. Syst. 3 (2): 34.

See also: Hesperimorpha Saalmüller, 1880.

Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999) suggest that AMYNA may belong in the BAGISARINAE.

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.

Poole (1989) included 32 species in the genus AMYNA.

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