Lophostethus dumolinii (Angas, 1849)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Smerinthinae
GENUS Lophostethus
SPECIES dumolinii
AUTHOR(Angas, 1849)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSphinx dumolinii
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Natal, e.l., leg. Queinzius.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, probably lost.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Angas G. F. 1849. The Kafirs illustrated in a series of drawings taken among the Amazulu, Amapanda, and Amakosa tribes; also portraits of the Hottentot, Malay, and other races inhabiting South Africa. - — :1–50.
PAGINATION pl. 30, fig. 11

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
dumolinii (Angas, 1849) Subspecies
carteri Rothschild, 1894 Subspecies
congoicum Clark, 1937 Subspecies
tamarae Eitschberger & Ströhle, 2011 Subspecies
riedeli Eitschberger & Ströhle, 2011 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Rothschild W. 1919. List of types of Lepidoptera in the Tring museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 26(1):193–251. 213 (as carteri)
Burkina Faso   Prost A. 1986. Liste provisoire des Sphingidae de Haute-Volta (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 90 (1985)(9–10):xxi–xxiv. xxii
Cameroon   Darge Ph. 1973b. Lépidoptères Attacidae et Sphingidae récoltés dans le Nord Cameroun par M. le Docteur G. Nonveiller. - Annales de la Faculté des Sciences du Cameroun 1973(12):55–62. 60
Central African Republic   Basquin P. & Pierre J. 2005. Contribution à la connaissance des Sphinx de la République Centrafricaine avec descriptions de nouvelles espèce et sous-espèce et d'une femelle inédite (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 110(4–5):495–508. 501
Côte d'Ivoire   Rothschild W. 1919. List of types of Lepidoptera in the Tring museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 26(1):193–251. 213 (as carteri)
Eritrea   Berio E. 1939a. Contributi alla conoscenza dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea I. Lista delle specie con descrizioni delle nuove entità raccolte negli anni 1934 al 1937 dal sig. Francesco Vaccaro. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 17:47–62, pls. 1–2. 60
Ethiopia   Carcasson R. H. 1964. New African moths. - Journal of the East African Natural History Society 24(5):53–82, pls. 1–8. 73
Gabon   Darge Ph. 1970a. Contribution à la faune du Gabon: Lépidoptères Sphingidae. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 75:253–263. 258
Gambia   Druce H. 1887a. Lepidoptera Heterocera. – In: Moloney, A. C., Sketch of the forestry of West Africa with particular reference to its present principal commercial products. - — :i–vi, 1–533 (chapter pagination: 492–507). 493
Ghana   Rothschild W. 1919. List of types of Lepidoptera in the Tring museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 26(1):193–251. 213 (as carteri)
Guinea   Eitschberger U. & Ströhle M. 2011. Der Artkomplex von Lophostethus dumolinii (Angas, [1849]) im vergleich mit Lophostethus negus Jordan, 1926. - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 67:121–255. 131 (as carteri)
Kenya   Butler A. G. 1898. On a collection of Lepidoptera made in British East Africa by Mr. C. S. Betton. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 57:395–444, pls. 32–33. 432
Malawi   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 134
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 134
Nigeria   Rothschild W. 1894. Notes on Sphingidae, with descriptions of new species. - Novitates Zoologicae 1:65–98, pls. 5–7. 97 (as carteri)
Sierra Leone   Eitschberger U. & Ströhle M. 2011. Der Artkomplex von Lophostethus dumolinii (Angas, [1849]) im vergleich mit Lophostethus negus Jordan, 1926. - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 67:121–255. 131 (as carteri)
Somalia   Holland W. J. 1896b. List of the Lepidoptera collected in Somaliland, East Africa, by Mr. William Astor Chanler and Lieutenant von Hoehnel. - Proceedings of the United States National Museum 18(1895)(1063):259–264. 264
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Angas G. F. 1849. The Kafirs illustrated in a series of drawings taken among the Amazulu, Amapanda, and Amakosa tribes; also portraits of the Hottentot, Malay, and other races inhabiting South Africa. - — :1–50. pl. 30
South Africa Eastern Cape Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 134
South Africa Limpopo Eitschberger U. & Ströhle M. 2011. Der Artkomplex von Lophostethus dumolinii (Angas, [1849]) im vergleich mit Lophostethus negus Jordan, 1926. - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 67:121–255. 130
South Africa Mpumalanga van den Berg M. A., Vermeulen J. B., Braack H. H. & Braack A. L. 1975. Pylstertmotte (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) van die Nasionale Krugerwildtuin. - Koedoe 18(1):13–29. 23
South Africa   Walker F. 1856b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VIII.– Sphingidae. - — 8:i–iv, 1–271. 250
Tanzania, United Republic of   Strand E. 1909a. Lepidopteren aus Deutsch-Ost-Afrika gesammelt von Herrn Leutnant F. Trefurth. - Entomologische Rundschau 26(18):107–109, (19): 115–116. 107
Uganda   Pinhey E. C. G. 1952. Notes on Odonata and Lepidoptera made on a collectiong trip in Uganda with descriptions of two new Arctiidae (Lep.) from Tanganyika and Kenya. - The Entomologist 88:169–176; pl. 2. 174
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 134
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 134

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Moraceae Ficus sp. Nigeria MacNulty B. J. 1970. Outline life histories of some West African Lepidoptera. Part III Sphingidae. - Proceedings of the British Entomological and Natural History Society 3:95–122, pl. 6. 103
Fabaceae Millettia aboensis Nigeria MacNulty B. J. 1970. Outline life histories of some West African Lepidoptera. Part III Sphingidae. - Proceedings of the British Entomological and Natural History Society 3:95–122, pl. 6. 103 (in captivity)
Malvaceae Hibiscus tiliaceus South Africa Fawcett J. M. 1901. Notes on the transformations of some South-African Lepidoptera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 15(6):291–322, pls. 46–49. 308
Malvaceae Hibiscus micranthus   Kühne L. 2008. Sphingidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiinae, and Aganaidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :81–92, 117–124, 135–144, 157–170. 82
Malvaceae Hibiscus panduriformis South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1960. The larvae of some moths reared by Mr. D. K. B. Wheeler at Syringa Farm, Southern Rhodesia. Part I. - Occasional Papers of the Natural History Museum in Southern Rhodesia 24B:489–508.
Malvaceae Dombeya rotundifolia   Kühne L. 2008. Sphingidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiinae, and Aganaidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :81–92, 117–124, 135–144, 157–170. 82
Malvaceae Dombeya cymosa   Kühne L. 2008. Sphingidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiinae, and Aganaidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :81–92, 117–124, 135–144, 157–170. 82
Apocynaceae Carissa macrocarpa   Kühne L. 2008. Sphingidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiinae, and Aganaidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :81–92, 117–124, 135–144, 157–170. 82
Epacridaceae Andersonia sp. South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1960. The larvae of some moths reared by Mr. D. K. B. Wheeler at Syringa Farm, Southern Rhodesia. Part I. - Occasional Papers of the Natural History Museum in Southern Rhodesia 24B:489–508.
Malvaceae Grewia bicolor   Kühne L. 2008. Sphingidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiinae, and Aganaidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :81–92, 117–124, 135–144, 157–170. 82
Malvaceae Grewia occidentalis South Africa Distant W. L. 1903. Insecta Transvaaliensia: a contribution to a knowledge of the Entomology of South Africa. Order Lepidoptera. Suborder Heterocera. - — :49–96, pls. iii–viii. 78
Moraceae Ficus gnaphalocarpa Nigeria Delf B. H. & Harris K. M. 1964. Notes on Nigerian hawkmoths. - The Nigerian Field 29(4):150–160. 159 (as carteri)
Undefined Undefined Polyphagous   Eitschberger U. & Ströhle M. 2011. Der Artkomplex von Lophostethus dumolinii (Angas, [1849]) im vergleich mit Lophostethus negus Jordan, 1926. - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 67:121–255. 127