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

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Genus:
Poliodes Hampson, 1905 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5 : 359.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Mamestra flavidentula Schaus, 1903. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 11: 230.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type CHILE: ? Locality, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Poliodes Rothschild & Jordan, 1903, Novit. zool. 9 Suppl: 285, -Lepid., Sphingidae. The objective replacement name is Poliodestra Hampson, 1905.

See: POLIODESTRA Hampson, 1905.

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Senior name:
Poliodestra Hampson, 1905: xiii (index), 610.


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