Rufoclanis numosae (Wallengren, 1860)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Smerinthinae
GENUS Rufoclanis
SPECIES numosae
AUTHOR(Wallengren, 1860)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSmerinthus numosae n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa], Caffraria, leg. J. A. Wahlberg.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype, SNHM.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Rufoclanis by R. H. Carcasson (1968: 35). Male described by C. J. Swierstra (1909: 226 – https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50471029).
PUBLICATION Wallengren H. D. J. 1860. Lepidopterologische Mittheilungen. - Wiener entomologische Monatschrift 4(2):33–46, (6): 161–176.
PAGINATION 42

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
numosae (Wallengren, 1860) Subspecies
subjectus (Walker, 1869) Subspecies
rostislavi Haxaire & Melichar, 2008 Subspecies
mimosae (Wallengren, 1865) Synonym of subspecies
cytis (Druce, 1882) Synonym of subspecies
consanguineus (Distant, 1899) Synonym of subspecies
hesperus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1916) Synonym of subspecies
fumosus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903) Synonym of subspecies
pelops (Fawcett, 1915) Synonym of subspecies
kindunus (Strand, 1918) Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1916b. Further corrections of and additions to our "Revision of the Sphingidae". - Novitates Zoologicae 23:247–263. 261 (as hesperus)
Botswana   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 134
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
Democratic Republic of Congo   Walker F. 1869b. In: Chapman T., On some lepidopterous insects from Congo. - Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Glasgow 1:325–378, pls 5–7. 328 (as subjectus)
Ethiopia   Rougeot P.-C. 1984. Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1976–1982. Fascicule II. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)128:1–93, pls 1–18. 58 (as subjecta)
Kenya   Fawcett J. M. 1915. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–12. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1915(1):91–113, pls. 1–2. 107 (as pelops)
Malawi   Joly C., Bernaud D., Pierre J. & Murphy R. 2008. Second entomological mission to Malawi. - Lambillionea 108(Supplément):3–47. 13 (as subjecta)
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 134
Namibia   Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1916b. Further corrections of and additions to our "Revision of the Sphingidae". - Novitates Zoologicae 23:247–263. 260 (as hesperus)
South Africa   Wallengren H. D. J. 1860. Lepidopterologische Mittheilungen. - Wiener entomologische Monatschrift 4(2):33–46, (6): 161–176. 42
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 134
South Africa Western Cape Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 134
South Africa Mpumalanga Distant W. L. 1899a. Some apparently undescribed insects from the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 3:461–465. 179 (as consanguineus)
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. 36
Zambia   Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910(2):388–510, pls 36–41. 462
Zimbabwe   Rothschild W. & Jordan K. 1916b. Further corrections of and additions to our "Revision of the Sphingidae". - Novitates Zoologicae 23:247–263. 261 (as hesperus)

Host Plants

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