Xanthopan morganii morganii (Walker, 1856)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Sphinginae
GENUS Xanthopan
SPECIES morganii
SUBSPECIES morganii
AUTHOR(Walker, 1856)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMacrosila Morganii
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, leg. D. F. Morgan; [Democratic Republic of Congo], Congo, leg. J. Richardson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) 2 Syntypes, BMNH.
STATUS Subspecies
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1856b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VIII.– Sphingidae. - — 8:i–iv, 1–271.
PAGINATION 206

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls. 1–67. 32
Burkina Faso   Prost A. 1986. Liste provisoire des Sphingidae de Haute-Volta (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 90 (1985)(9–10):xxi–xxiv. xxii
Cameroon   Karsch F. 1891b. Verzeichniss der von Herrn Dr. Paul Preuss auf der Barombi-Station in Kamerun gesammelten Sphingiden. - Entomologische Nachrichten 17(19):291–298, pl. 1. 297
Central African Republic   Hetuin J. M. 1987. Compte-rendu d'une chasse nocturne en Centrafrique. - Lambillionea 87(9–10):99–103. 100
Comoros Grande Comore (Ngazidja) Turlin B. 1996a. Faune lépidoptérologique de l'Archipel des Comores (Océan Indien), (Rhopalocères, Sphingidae, Attacidae) (8). - Lambillionea 96(1):159–173. 165
Comoros Mayotte (Maore) Turlin B. 1996a. Faune lépidoptérologique de l'Archipel des Comores (Océan Indien), (Rhopalocères, Sphingidae, Attacidae) (8). - Lambillionea 96(1):159–173. 165
Comoros Anjouan (Ndzwani) Turlin B. 1996a. Faune lépidoptérologique de l'Archipel des Comores (Océan Indien), (Rhopalocères, Sphingidae, Attacidae) (8). - Lambillionea 96(1):159–173. 165
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. 35
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Aurivillius C. 1925b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der zweiten Deutschen Zentralafrika-Expedition 1910–1911 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Band 1 Zoologie, Lieferung 18, Lepidoptera IV. - — 1(18):1243–1359, pls. 49–50. 1257
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Walker F. 1856b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VIII.– Sphingidae. - — 8:i–iv, 1–271. 206
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga   New record (N. Voaden)
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. 244
Equatorial Guinea Bioko Plötz C. 1880a. Verzeichniss der vom Prof. Dr. R. Buchholz in West-Afrika gesammelten Schmetterlinge. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 41:76–88, 298—307. 77
Gabon   Darge Ph. 1970a. Contribution à la faune du Gabon: Lépidoptères Sphingidae. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 75:253–263. 260
Gambia     New record (R. Goff)
Ghana   Möschler H. B. 1887. Beiträge zur Schmetterlings-Fauna der Goldküste. - Abhandlungen der Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft 15(1):49–100, pl. 1. 70
Kenya   Kühne L. 2008. Sphingidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiinae, and Aganaidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :81–92, 117–124, 135–144, 157–170. 84
Mozambique   Kitching I. J. 2017. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. - — . Website
Rwanda   Kitching I. J. 2017. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. - — . Website
Sierra Leone   Walker F. 1856b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VIII.– Sphingidae. - — 8:i–iv, 1–271. 206
South Africa   Vári L., Kroon D. M. & Krüger M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in Southern Africa. - — :i–xxi, 1–385.  
South Sudan   Kitching I. J. 2017. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. - — . Website
Sudan   Kitching I. J. 2017. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. - — . Website
São Tomé & Principe Principe Darge Ph. 1991. Lepidopères Sphingidae des îles du Golfe de Guinée. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de Mulhouse 1991(4):62–64. 63
São Tomé & Principe São Tomé Basquin P. 1992b. Contribution à la connaissance des Sphinx de l'île de Sao Tome (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). Description d'une nouvelle espèce. - Bulletin Sciences Nat 75–76:46–49, pl. 9. 46
Tanzania, United Republic of   Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls. 1–67. 32
Uganda   Kitching I. J. 2017. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. - — . Website
Zambia   Kitching I. J. 2017. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. - — . Website
Zimbabwe   Kitching I. J. 2017. Sphingidae Taxonomic Inventory. - — . Website

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