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

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Lophomyra Schaus, 1911 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 8 : 99.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Lophomyra tacita Schaus, 1911. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 8: 99.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes COSTA RICA: Sixola; Juan Vinas, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Poole (1989) included LOPHOMYRA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included IHERINGIA Jones, 1914 as a junior synonym of LOPHOMYRA Schaus, 1911.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus LOPHOMYRA.

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Junior name(s):
Iheringia Jones, 1914: 439.

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