Falcatula lemairei Darge, 1973


FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Smerinthinae
GENUS Falcatula
SPECIES lemairei
AUTHORDarge, 1973
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONFalcatula cymatodes lemairei, n. subsp.
TYPE LOCALITYCentral African Republic, xii.1968, leg. P. Godart.
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂; Paratypes 10♂, coll. Darge.
STATUS Synonym of species
SYNONYM OFcymatodes
COMMENTA junior subjective synonym of Polyptychus cymatodes Rothschild & Jordan, 1912; synonymized by I. Kitching & Cadiou (2000: 46, 107). See also J. Pierre (2001) and J. Schmit (2021b: 26).
PUBLICATION Darge Ph. 1973c. Saturniidae et Sphingidae africains nouveaux ou peu connus (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 78(3-4):139-149, pls 1-2.
PAGINATION 147, fig. 3; pl. 2, figs C, F

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