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

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Genus:
Biclavigera Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 437.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Scodiona praecanaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.78, fig.449.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cape [Province], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

S. praecanaria is dated from the wrapper, not from the title-page, which is dated 1850-1858.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LIPOGONIA Warren, 1911 as a junior synonym of BICLAVIGERA Warren, 1894.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species in the genus BICLAVIGERA.

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