Hippotion comoroana Clark, 1929

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Macroglossinae
GENUS Hippotion
SPECIES comoroana
AUTHORClark, 1929
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONHippotion eson comoroana subsp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYComoros, Grande Comore, e.l. v.1921, leg. G. F. Leigh.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, CMNH; Paratypes 1♂, 2♀, CMNH.
STATUS Synonym of species
SYNONYM OFgracilis
COMMENTA junior subjective synonym of Chaerocampa gracilis Butler, 1875; synonymized by U. Eitschberger (2006: 372). Had been synonymized with Sphinx eson Cramer, 1779 by I. Kitching & J.-M. Cadiou (2000: 48, 115–116).
PUBLICATION Clark B. P. 1929. Sundry notes on Sphingidae, descriptions of sixteen new species, and of one new genus. - Proceedings of the New England Zoological Club 11:7–24.
PAGINATION 17–18