Synanthedon platyuriformis (Walker, 1856)

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FAMILY Sesiidae
SUBFAMILY Sesiinae
GENUS Synanthedon
SPECIES platyuriformis
AUTHOR(Walker, 1856)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAegeria Platyuriformis
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Western Cape], Cape Colony, [Not Port Natal as stated by Walker, 1856b: 58, see Hampson 1919a: 76].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1856b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VIII.– Sphingidae. - — 8:i–iv, 1–271.
PAGINATION 57–58

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Western Cape Walker F. 1856b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VIII.– Sphingidae. - — 8:i–iv, 1–271. 58

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Proteaceae Protea sp. South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 44
Proteaceae Leucadendron sp. South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 691