Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Polia Ochsenheimer, 1816
4 : 73.
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE
by subsequent designation by
[(as 'nebulosa Och.', an incorrect authorship)]
Type(s) [GERMANY]: Berlin, (? Depository)..
Nye (1975) stated:-
Incorrect type-species designation: Noctua compta [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775, a name not, originally included in Polia, and not linked with one of the, originally included names when cited by Duponchel, 1829 [March 21st], in Godart & Duponchel, Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7 (2): 71.
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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Aplecta Guenée, 1838: 217.
Polia Boisduval, 1828: 73.