Phylloxiphia oweni (Carcasson, 1968)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Smerinthinae
GENUS Phylloxiphia
SPECIES oweni
AUTHOR(Carcasson, 1968)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLibyoclanis oweni sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, Freetown, vi.1967, leg. D. F. Owen.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
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 45–46; pl. 10, fig. 5; pl. 14, fig. 5 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ivory Coast   Hayes A. H. 1971. A revision of the African genus Phylloxiphia Rothschild & Jordan (Lep. Sphingidae). - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) 26(5):227–243. 237
Liberia   Hayes A. H. 1971. A revision of the African genus Phylloxiphia Rothschild & Jordan (Lep. Sphingidae). - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) 26(5):227–243. 237
Nigeria   Hayes A. H. 1971. A revision of the African genus Phylloxiphia Rothschild & Jordan (Lep. Sphingidae). - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) 26(5):227–243. 237
Sierra Leone   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. 46

Notes:  The records of Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Hayes 1971: 237), Gabon (Pierre 2001b: 265) and Central African Republic (Basquin & Pierre 2005: 501) refer to Phylloxiphia domi Pierre & Basquin, 2015 (see Pierre & Basquin 2015: 264).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Macrolobium macrophyllum Nigeria 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. 98