Amastrini Goding, 1926

Selected references
Goding 1926e
Funkhouser 1951a
Metcalf and Wade 1965a
Deitz 1975a
Sakakibara 1998b
McKamey 1998a
Godoy, Miranda, and Nishida 2006a
Wallace 2010a
McKamey, Wallner, and Porter 2015a
Taxon images
Amastrini
16620_mximage
1.Amastris straminea
15432_mximage
2.Bajulata bajula
16631_mximage
3.Erosne bracteata
16635_mximage
4.Harmonides panamensis
18981_mximage
5.Hygris unicarinata
7537_mximage
6.Idioderma virescens
16637_mximage
7.Lallemandia nodosa
15340_mximage
8.Lallemandia
16644_mximage
9.Neotynelia pubescens
16632_mximage
10.Neotynelia distinguenda
22557_mximage
11.Tynelia longula
16656_mximage
12.Vanduzea albifrons
 
Distribution
Neotropical and Nearctic regions; introduced to Oceanic region.
16527_mximage
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Diagnostic characters
Pronotum concealing much of forewing in repose, simple or with elevated medain carina or with globose swellings, without longitudinal rugae and suprahumeral horns. Forewing with veins R and M fused basally but strongly divergent near middle of wing. Hind wing without r-m crossvien; R4+5 and M1+2 confluent for short distance but divergent near apex. Metathoracic femur without longitudinal row of cucullate setae. Female second valvulae narrow and elongate.
Immatures
McKamey, Wallner, and Porter (2015a) provided descriptions and an illustrated key to the immatures of 8 of the 11 included genera.
Taxonomic constituents
Prepared by
Lewis L. Deitz, Mark J. Rothschild, Stuart H. McKamey, Matthew S. Wallace, and Albino M. Sakakibara, 2 October 2015.