Polyptychus rougeoti Carcasson, 1968

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Smerinthinae
GENUS Polyptychus
SPECIES rougeoti
AUTHORCarcasson, 1968
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPolyptychus rougeoti sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYGabon, Lastoursville, i.1958, leg. P.-C. Rougeot.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, MNHN; Paratypes 3♂, BMNH, MNHN, NMK.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 17–18; pl. 9, fig. 8; pl. 11: fig. 3 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Darge Ph. 1973c. Saturniidae et Sphingidae africains nouveaux ou peu connus (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 78(2):139–149, pl. 1–2. 146
Gabon   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. 18

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