Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Hagnagora Druce, 1885 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885 : 527. [1885 November, Biologia cent.-am. (Zool.) Lepid.-Heterocera 1: 148.]    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Hagnagora buckleyi Druce, 1885. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 527, pl.32, fig.17.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 95.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) ECUADOR: Intaj, (BMNH, London)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Incorrect type-species: Hagnagora catagrammina Druce, 1885 November, ibidem 1: 148, pl.14, fig 3, 4, a name not originally included in Hagnagora and not linked with one of the originally included names when designated by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 405.

This genus was originally proposed in the Melameridae (now Dioptidae); it was included in the Geometridae by Forbes, 1917, Jl N.Y. ent. Soc. 25: 57.

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