Centroctena imitans (Butler, 1882)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Macroglossinae
GENUS Centroctena
SPECIES imitans
AUTHOR(Butler, 1882)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPanacra imitans, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Mozambique], Delagoa Bay [Baia de Maputo], leg. Monteiro.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -26°3'30" Longitude: 26°3'30"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Butler A. G. 1882e. Descriptions of new species of Sphingidae, chiefly from Africa. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 10(60):432-435.
PAGINATION 432

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   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. 133
Mozambique   Butler A. G. 1882e. Descriptions of new species of Sphingidae, chiefly from Africa. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 10(60):432-435. 432
Tanzania   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. 133

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Vitaceae Cissus sp. Kenya Carcasson R. H. 1972. Revisional notes on the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera). - Journal of Entomology 41(2):175-190. 189
Vitaceae Rhoicissus sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 179