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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Loxurini
Genus: Neomyrina
Species: N. nivea

Neomyrina Distant, 1884: 234, 248.

Type Species: Myrina hiemalis Godman & Salvin, 1878: 640, pl.40, figs 5,6, "♀" recte ♂, by original designation.

Distant, W.L. 1882–1886. Rhopalocera Malayana. xvi + 481pp., 41 pls. London. Reference page.
Eliot, J.N. 1973. The higher classification of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera): a tentative arrangement. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), entomology 28(6): 371-505. Reference page.
Godman, F. & Salvin, O., 1878. Catalogue of Lepidoptera collected by Mr. S. N. Walter in the island of Billiton. Rhopalocera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Pt.3: 637–641, pl. 40. BHL text, Plate. Reference page.
Hemming, A. F., 1967. The generic names of the butterflies and their type species (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 1967, Suppl. 9: 1-509.Reference page.

Neomyrina is a butterfly genus in the family Lycaenidae described by William Lucas Distant in 1884. It is monotypic, containing only the species Neomyrina nivea.[2] Neomyrina nivea was described by Frederick DuCane Godman and Osbert Salvin in 1878. It is found in the Indomalayan realm.[3]

N. n. nivea Belitung
N. n. hiemalis (Godman & Salvin, 1878) Thailand, Malaysia
N. n. periculosa Fruhstorfer, 1913 southern Myanmar - Thailand, Peninsular Malaya, Lankawi, Sumatra


The larva feeds on Balanocarpus heimii (with ants).

Godman, F. & Salvin, O., 1878. "Catalogue of Lepidoptera collected by Mr. S. N. Walter in the island of Billiton. Rhopalocera". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1878(3): 637-641, pl. 40.
Savela, Markku. "Neomyrina Distant, 1884". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
Seitz, A., 1912-1927. Die Indo-Australien Tagfalter. Theclinae, Poritiinae, Hesperiidae. Grossschmetterlinge Erde 9: 799-1107, pls. 138-175.

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