Coenonympha mcmahoni type species of LyelaAndrew V. Z. Brower
This species, along with C. amirica and C. myops, from Iran, Afghanistan and Caucasus region, formerly composed the genus Lyela, which has been synonymized with Coenonympha (Kodandaramaiah and Wahlberg 2009).
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Wyatt CW. 1961. Additions to the Rhopalocera of Afghanistan with descriptions of new species and subspecies. J. Lepid. Soc. 15: 1-18.
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