Chaerocina meridionalis Carcasson, 1968

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Macroglossinae
GENUS Chaerocina
SPECIES meridionalis
AUTHORCarcasson, 1968
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONChaerocina dohertyi R. & J. 1903. Ssp. meridionalis nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Tanzania], Tanganyika, Iringa Region, Southern Highlands, Mufindi, ii.1960, leg. P. Burdon.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 4♀, BMNH; Neallotype ♂, designated by Ph. Darge (2006b: 310).
STATUS Species
COMMENTRaised to species level by Ph. Darge (2006b: 309).
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 114; pl. 9, fig. 10 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Malawi   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
Tanzania   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

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