Hippotion socotrensis (Rebel, 1899)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Macroglossinae
GENUS Hippotion
SPECIES socotrensis
AUTHOR(Rebel, 1899)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetopsilus Socotrensis n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Yemen], Socotra, ii.1899, leg. O. Simony.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Carcasson (1968: 126), BMNH; Paralectotype 1♂, NMK (see also Kitching & Cadiou 2000: 117).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Rebel H. 1899b. Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Südarabien und von der Insel Sokotra. - Anzeiger der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 36:359–361.
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Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
socotrensis (Rebel, 1899) Subspecies
diyllus Fawcett, 1915 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls 1–17. 127 (as diyllus)
Kenya   Fawcett J. M. 1915. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–12. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1915(1):91–113, pls. 1–2. 109 (as diyllus)
Somalia   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. 192 (as diyllus)
Yemen Socotra Rebel H. 1899b. Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Südarabien und von der Insel Sokotra. - Anzeiger der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 36:359–361. 360

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