Afrosphinx occidens (Clark, 1927)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Smerinthinae
GENUS Afrosphinx
SPECIES occidens
AUTHOR(Clark, 1927)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPolyptychus amabilis occidens
TYPE LOCALITY[Tanzania], Tanganyika, River Sashila, 10.x.1925.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Kitching & Cadiou (2000: 77), genitalia slide ME. #2♂, CMP; Paralectotype 1♂, genitalia slide 45♂, BMNH.
STATUS Synonym of species
SYNONYM OFamabilis
COMMENTA junior subjective synonym of Polyptychus amabilis Jordan, 1911; synonymized by Bridges (1993), see also Kitching & Cadiou (2000: 78).
PUBLICATION Clark B. P. 1927. Descriptions of twelve new Sphingidae and remarks upon two other species. - Proceedings of the New England Zoological Club 9:99–109.
PAGINATION 100