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

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Polymixinia Wehrli, 1943 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4(Suppl.) : 486.

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Boarmia decoloraria Leech, 1897. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 19: 424, pl.7, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) CHINA (CENTRAL AND WESTERN): Chang-yang; Moupin; Ta-tsien-lu; Omei-shan; Wa-shan; Pu-tsu-fong; Chia-ting-fu; Ni-tou, (BMNH, London)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Polymixinia was originally proposed as a subgenus of Boarmia Treitschke, 1825.

The part of Seitz containing page 486 has appeared only in the German edition; the date of its publication is stated on page 481 to be 17.viii.1943.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus POLYMIXINIA.

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