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

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Genus:
Scardamia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 89.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Scardamia metallaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 89.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [INDIA]: Inde centrale [central India], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included LAGINIA Walker, 1860 as a junior synonym of SCARDAMIA Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 17 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus SCARDAMIA.

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