Chaerocina dohertyi Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Macroglossinae
GENUS Chaerocina
SPECIES dohertyi
AUTHORRothschild & Jordan, 1903
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONChaerocina dohertyi
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], British East Africa, Kikuyu Escarpment, 6500–9000 ft, i–iii.1901, leg. W. Doherty.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls 1–67.
PAGINATION 742; pl. 6, fig. 5 Bhl

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Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
dohertyi Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Subspecies
strangulata Darge, 2006 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Democratic Republic of Congo North Kivu Darge Ph. 2006b. Démembrement de l'espèce Chaerocina dohertyi Rothschild et Jordan, 1903 et description de nouvelles sous-espèces (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). - Lambillionea 106(2):308–313. 309 (as strangulata)
Kenya   Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls 1–67. 742
Malawi   D'Abrera B. 1987. Sphingidae Mundi. Hawk Moths of the world based on a checklist by Alan Hayes and the collection he curated in the British Museum (Natural History). - — :1–226. 188
Rwanda   Darge Ph. 2006b. Démembrement de l'espèce Chaerocina dohertyi Rothschild et Jordan, 1903 et description de nouvelles sous-espèces (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). - Lambillionea 106(2):308–313. 309
Tanzania   D'Abrera B. 1987. Sphingidae Mundi. Hawk Moths of the world based on a checklist by Alan Hayes and the collection he curated in the British Museum (Natural History). - — :1–226. 188
Uganda   Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls 1–17. 114
Zambia   D'Abrera B. 1987. Sphingidae Mundi. Hawk Moths of the world based on a checklist by Alan Hayes and the collection he curated in the British Museum (Natural History). - — :1–226. 188

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