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

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Genus:
Polynesia Swinhoe, 1892 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1892 : 4.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Pomasia sunandava Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 657.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *sunandeva, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

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

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PLACOTOME Warren, 1894 as a junior synonym of POLYNESIA Swinhoe, 1892.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus POLYNESIA.

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