Species

Dismorphia lua (Hewitson, 1869)

    lua Hewitson, 1869

Original Description

Leptalis sp. lua Hewitson, 1869

Type specimen(s)

Status: Lectotype
Specimen data: LT (♂, Buckley leg.)
Additional information: "I designate herein their lectotypes as follows: 1. Leptalis lua, a male specimen deposited in BMNH, bearing the labels 'lua', 'Equa[dor]', 'Type', 'Lecto- / type', 'Lectotype / Leptalis lua / Hewitson Lamas ‘77'." (Lamas, 2004: 28).
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "in Ecuador. [...] Sarayaco"
Current country: Ecuador

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Leptalis sp. lua Hewitson, 1869
Treated as a species of Dismorphia Hübner, 1816 by Lamas (2004: 100).

Remarks

Lectotype designated by Lamas (2004: 28).