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

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Genus:
Pola Swinhoe, 1912 , in Moore. Lep. ind. 9 : 226.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : COELIADINAE

Type-species:
Ismene ataphus Watson, 1893. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 126.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Ismene ataphus Watson is currently treated subjectively as the Ceylon subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Ismene oedipodea Swainson, [1820] (Zool. Illustr. (1) 1 (3) : pl. 16).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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