Polyptychus jansei Clark, 1936

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Smerinthinae
GENUS Polyptychus
SPECIES jansei
AUTHORClark, 1936
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPolyptychus baxteri jansei subsp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Zimbabwe], S Rhodesia, Queque, 30.i.1909, leg. Atkinson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, CMNH; Paratype 1♂, CMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTElevated to species level by T. Melichar & Řezáč (2018: 85).
PUBLICATION Clark B. P. 1936. Descriptions of twenty-four new Sphingidae and notes concerning two others. - Proceedings of the New England Zoological Club 15:71-91.
PAGINATION 76-77

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Mozambique   Bąkowski M., László M. & Takano H. 2020. A contribution to the knowledge of the Sphingidae fauna of Mozambique. - Ecologica Montenegrina 35:45-77. 50
Zimbabwe   Clark B. P. 1936. Descriptions of twenty-four new Sphingidae and notes concerning two others. - Proceedings of the New England Zoological Club 15:71-91. 79

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