Polyptychus gigas Aurivillius, 1892

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Smerinthinae
GENUS Polyptychus
SPECIES gigas
AUTHORAurivillius, 1892
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcanthosphinx Güssfeldtii Dewitz var. gigas n. var.
TYPE LOCALITYCameroon, Bibundi, leg. Y. Sjöstedt.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 1♂, 1♀, SNHM.
STATUS Synonym of species
SYNONYM OFguessfeldtii
COMMENTA junior subjective synonym of Ambulyx guessfeldtii Dewitz, 1879; synonymized by Rothschild & Jordan (1903: 288).
PUBLICATION Aurivillius C. 1892. Verzeichniss einer von Herrn Fritz Theorin aus Gabon und dem Gebiete des Camerunflusses heimgebrachten Schmetterlings-Sammlung. II. Heterocera. - Entomologisk Tidskrift 13:181–200.
PAGINATION 182 Bhl