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

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Genus:
Polia Boisduval, 1828 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 73.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena nebulosa Hüfnagel, 1766. Berlin Mag. 3(4): 418. [(but cited as `nebulosa Och.', an incorrect authorship.)]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Curtis , 1829. British entomology 6: 248. [(as 'nebulosa Och.', an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Type GERMANY: Berlin region, [Type(s) lost]..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Polia Ochsenheimer, 1816, which is also the objective replacement name.

See: POLIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

Poole (1989) included CHERA Hübner, 1821; POLIA Boisduval, 1829 (preoccupied); and APLECTA Guenée, 1838 as junior synonyms of POLIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Senior name:
Polia Ochsenheimer, 1816: 73.


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