The four nominal species of Pollenia Robineau-Desvoidy described by Camillo Rondani are revised. Lectotypes are designated and a synopsis of all names treated is provided. Pollenia paupera Rondani, 1862 is established as the valid name for Pollenia longitheca Rognes, 1987 (syn. n.). Pollenia ruficrura Rondani, 1862 (stat. rev.) is reestablished as a valid taxon.