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

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Genus:
Lamura Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (16) : 189.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Lamura oberratalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 189.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

L. oberratalis is a junior subjective synonym of Bocana manifestalis Walker, [1859] 1858, ibidem 16:171.

See also: Bocana Walker, [1859] 1858, ibidem 16:170; and Bithiasa Walker, 1865.

Poole (1989) included LAMURA Walker, 1859; BITHIASA Walker, 1865; and ASTHALA Moore, 1882 as junior synonyms of BOCANA Walker, 1859.

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