Polyptychus trisecta (Aurivillius, 1901)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Smerinthinae
GENUS Polyptychus
SPECIES trisecta
AUTHOR(Aurivillius, 1901)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAmbulyx trisecta n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo], Congogebiet, Zongo Mokoanghay, leg. Tilkens.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Rothschild & Jordan (1903: legend to pl. 1), RBINS.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Polyptychus by Rothschild & Jordan (1903: 236 (key), 243).
PUBLICATION Aurivillius C. 1901a. Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Afrika 6. - Entomologisk Tidskrift 22(2):113–128.
PAGINATION 119–120 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Darge Ph. 1983. Liste provisoire des Sphingidae du Cameroun (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 87(1982)(9–10):377–381. 378
Central African Republic   Hetuin J. M. 1987. Compte-rendu d'une chasse nocturne en Centrafrique. - Lambillionea 87(9–10):99–103. 100
Congo   Darge Ph. 2011d. Contribution to the Lepidoptera biodiversity in Africa, II: Lepidoptera of the swamp forest in the region of Ouesso (north of the Congo Brazaville Republic). - Saturnafrica 8:32–35. 34
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Aurivillius C. 1901a. Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Afrika 6. - Entomologisk Tidskrift 22(2):113–128. 119
Côte d'Ivoire   Vuattoux R., Pierre J. & Haxaire J. 1989. Les Sphinx de Côte-d'Ivoire, avec des données nouvelles sur les élevages effectués à la Station écologique de Lamto (Lep. Sphingidae). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 93 (1988)(7–8):239–255. 240
Gabon   Darge Ph. 1970a. Contribution à la faune du Gabon: Lépidoptères Sphingidae. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 75:253–263. 255
Ghana   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. 13
Liberia   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. 13
Uganda   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. 13

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