Andriasa contraria towadeus (Gehlen, 1935)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Smerinthinae
GENUS Andriasa
SPECIES contraria
SUBSPECIES towadeus
AUTHOR(Gehlen, 1935)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPolyptychus towadeus
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo, Katanga], Congo, Elisabethville [Lubumbashi], v.1934, leg. Ch. Seydel.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -11°39'0" Longitude: 27°28'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, RMCA.
STATUS Synonym of subspecies
SYNONYM OFcontraria
COMMENTA junior subjective synonym of Andriasa contraria Walker, 1856.
PUBLICATION Gehlen B. 1935. Neue afrikanische Sphingiden. - Entomologische Zeitschrift 49(2):11–13.
PAGINATION 13

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