Hippotion aurora aurora Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Macroglossinae
GENUS Hippotion
SPECIES aurora
SUBSPECIES aurora
AUTHORRothschild & Jordan, 1903
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONHippotion aurora spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYMadagascar, Diego Suarez [Antsiranana].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Subspecies
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

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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 Assomption 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. 190

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