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

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Genus:
Chamyna Hübner, 1821 . Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pls [204], [205].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Chamyna homichlodes Hübner, 1821. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl.[204].    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 463.

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [BRAZIL]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

but cited for * Chamina, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

See also: Varia Walker, [1867].

Poole (1989) included CHAMYNA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included VARIA Walker, 1867; and SIPATOSIA Hampson, 1926 as junior synonyms of CHAMYNA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus CHAMYNA.

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Junior name(s):
Chamina ; Hübner, 1823: 271.


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