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

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Genus:
Polenta Morrison, 1875 . Proc. Boston Soc. nat. Hist. 18 : 124.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Schinia tepperi Morrison, 1875. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 27: 68.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.A.]: Texas, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ANTAPLAGA Grote, 1877; POLENTA Morrison, 1880; STIBADIUM Grote, 1882; and NEOPHAEUS Dyar, 1918 as junior synonyms of PLAGIOMIMICUS Grote, 1873.

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