Synonymized with Poliana bucholzi [sic] by Rothschild & Jordan, 1903, Novit. zool. 9 (suppl.): 39. Reinstated as a species by Eitschberger & Melichar, 2017, Neue ent. Nachr. 74: 11. Implicitly resynonymized with Taboribia laucheana by Kitching et al., 2018, Biodivers. Data J.: 6: e22236. However, Poliana weiglei is best treated, at least provisionally, as a species (see Descriptions: Diagnostic description).