Neopolyptychus compar (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Smerinthinae
GENUS Neopolyptychus
SPECIES compar
AUTHOR(Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPolyptychus compar spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Zimbabwe], Rhodesia, Mashonaland, x.1900, leg. G. A. K. Marshall.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Paratype 1♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls 1–67.
PAGINATION 251 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
compar (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903) Subspecies
septentrionalis Carcasson, 1968 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Democratic Republic of Congo Katanga   N. Voaden
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. 22 (as septentrionalis)
Malawi   Jordan K. 1929. On Polyptychus pygarga and some allied species (Lep., Sphingidaeà. - Novitates Zoologicae 35:187–191. 191
Mozambique   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. 21
South Africa Mpumalanga van den Berg M. A., Vermeulen J. B., Braack H. H. & Braack A. L. 1975. Pylstertmotte (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) van die Nasionale Krugerwildtuin. - Koedoe 18(1):13–29. 21
Tanzania   Jordan K. 1929. On Polyptychus pygarga and some allied species (Lep., Sphingidaeà. - Novitates Zoologicae 35:187–191. 191
Uganda   Pierre J. 2004. Révision du genre Neopolyptychus (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 109(2):155–168. 158
Zambia   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. 21
Zimbabwe   Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1903a. A revision of the lepidopterous family Sphingidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 9(Supplement):i–cxxxv, 1–972, pls 1–67. 251

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Caesalpiniaceae Brachystegia spiciformis   MacNulty B. J. 1970. Outline life histories of some West African Lepidoptera. Part III Sphingidae. - Proceedings of the British Entomological and Natural History Society 3:95–122, pl. 6. 102