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

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Genus:
Polia Hübner, 1806 . Tentamen determinationis digestionis : [1].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Commn zool. Nom., 1926, Smithson. misc. Collns 73 (4) Opinion 97: 19. Also idem, 1954, Opin. Decl. int. Commn zool. Nom. 6 Opinion 278: 140.

Only included species: Noctua flavicincta [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, which is congeneric with Phalaena polymita Linnaeus.

See: POLYMIXIS Hübner, [1820] 1816.

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Senior name:
Polymixis Hübner, 1820: 205.


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