Neopolyptychus compar septentrionalis Carcasson, 1968

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Smerinthinae
GENUS Neopolyptychus
SPECIES compar
SUBSPECIES septentrionalis
AUTHORCarcasson, 1968
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONNeopolyptychus prionites (R. & J.) 1916 Ssp. septentrionalis, nov.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, E Usambara Mts, Amani, xi.1965, leg. R. H. Carcasson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -5°6'0" Longitude: 38°37'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH, Paratypes 19♂, NMK.
STATUS Subspecies
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 21–22; pl. 9, fig. 5 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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
Tanzania   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

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