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Revision of the genus CyphuraWarren, 1902. Part I: Introduction of the New Subgenus Xysterophora with Two New Species from New Guinea (Lepidoptera: Uraniidae: Uraniinae)

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A new subgenus, Xysterophora, is introduced for the albisecta species group of the genus CyphuraWarren, 1902 (Lepidoptera: Uraniidae). Two new species are described: Cyphura (Xysterophora) devosi and C.(X). femkeae. The subspecies Cyphura atramentaria extensaRothschild, 1915 is raised to species level. New combinations are formed for the species albisectaWarren, 1907, atramentariaWarren, 1907, extensaRothschild, 1915, semialbaWarren, 1907, and urapteroidesJoicey & Talbot, 1917. Lectotypes are designated for the species albisecta, atramentaria, semialba, and urapteroides. Xysterophora is restricted to New Guinea.


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14. Received: January 18, 2016Accepted: November 10, 2016

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