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

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Genus:
Polysemia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 449.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Polysemia stellidaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 450.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 169.

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

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

P. stellidaria is a junior subjective synonym of Almodes terraria Guenée, 1857, ibidem 9: 390.

See also: Almodes Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included POLYSEMIA Guenée, 1857 as a junior synonym of ALMODES Guenée, 1857.

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