Hippotion aurora Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Macroglossinae
GENUS Hippotion
SPECIES aurora
AUTHORRothschild & Jordan, 1903
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONHippotion aurora spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYMadagascar, Diego Suarez [Antsiranana].
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 812–813 Bhl

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
aurora Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 Subspecies
gloriosana Rothschild & Jordan, 1915 Subspecies
delicata Rothschild & Jordan, 1915 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Comoros Mohéli (Mwali) Griveaud P. 1960a. Sur quelques Sphingides nouveaux ou peu connus de la région malgache (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 65(1–2):40–47. 42
Comoros Anjouan (Ndzwani) Griveaud P. 1960a. Sur quelques Sphingides nouveaux ou peu connus de la région malgache (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 65(1–2):40–47. 42
Madagascar Nosy Bé Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls 1–67. 812
Seychelles Glorioso Islands Hampson G. F. 1908a. On the moths collected during the cruise of the "Valhalla" during the winter 1905–06 by Mr. E. G. B. Meade-Waldo. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 1(6):474–491. 483
Seychelles Eagle Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2) Zool. 13(1):265–324, pl. 17. 286
Seychelles Farquhar Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2) Zool. 13(1):265–324, pl. 17. 286
Seychelles Coëtivy Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2) Zool. 13(1):265–324, pl. 17. 286
Seychelles Assomption Fryer J. C. F. 1912. The Lepidoptera of Seychelles and Aldabra, exclusive of the Orneodidae and Pterophoridae and of the Tortricina and Tineina. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)15 (Zool.)(1):1–28, pl. 1. 15
Seychelles Alphonse Matyot P. 2005. The hawkmoths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Seychelles: identification, historical background, distribution, food plants and ecological considerations. - Phelsuma 13:55–80. 63
Seychelles Rémire Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2) Zool. 13(1):265–324, pl. 17. 286

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Rubiaceae Guettarda speciosa Seychelles Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2) Zool. 13(1):265–324, pl. 17. 286
Nyctaginaceae Pisonia calpidia Seychelles Legrand H. 1966. Lépidoptères des îles Seychelles et d'Aldabra. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)37 (1965):1–210, pls 1–16. 170
Nyctaginaceae Pisonia grandis Seychelles Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls. 90