Hippotion somalicum Jordan, 1916


FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Macroglossinae
GENUS Hippotion
SPECIES somalicum
AUTHORJordan, 1916
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONHippotion roseipennis somalicum, subsp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYSomalia, Mandera, 47 mliles SW of Berbera, 3000 ft, 14.x.1909, leg. W. Feather.
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, type no LEP 3092, OUMNH; Paratype 1♀, BMNH.
STATUS Synonym of species
SYNONYM OFpentagramma
COMMENTA junior subjective synonym of Hippotion pentagramma Hampson, 1910; synonymized by C. A. Bridges (1993).
PUBLICATION Jordan K. 1916. Sphingidae. – In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls 1–2.

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