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

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Genus:
Polydesmiola Strand, 1916 . Lepid. Niepeltiana 2 : 1.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Polydesmiola niepelti Strand, 1916. Lepid. Niepeltiana 2: 2, pl.15, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SOLOMON IS: Bougainville, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included POLYDESMIOLA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus POLYDESMIOLA.

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