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

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Genus:
Polenivora Gistel, 1848 . Naturg. Thierreichs : ix.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena militaris Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 505. [(of HAZIS Boisduval, 1832)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 34.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) ASIA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Proposed unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Hazis Boisduval, 1832, (included as Hazis Quoy, an incorrect authorship). Hazis Boisduval is not preoccupied and no reason for the proposal of a new name was given.

See: EUSCHEMA Hübner, [1819] 1816.

Parsons et al. (1999) included DEILEPTENA Guérin-Méneville, 1831; EUSCHEMA Hübner, 1819; HAZIS Boisduval, 1832; HELEONA Swainson, 1833; PAREUSCHEMA Thierry-Mieg, 1905; and POLENIVORA Gistl, 1848 as junior synonyms of DYSPHANIA Hübner, 1819.

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Senior name:
Euschema Hübner, 1819: 175.


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