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

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Genus:
Poliana Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 . Novit. zool. 9(Suppl. Part 1) : 29 [key], 38.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SPHINGINAE : SPHINGINI

Type-species:
Sphinx buchholzi Plötz, 1880. Stett. ent. Ztg 41: 76.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [CAMEROON]: Bonjongo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Kitching & Rothschild (2000) list TABORIBIA Strand, 1910 as a junior synonym of POLIANA Rothschild & Jordan, 1903.

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