Polyptychus niloticus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Bombycoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Bombycoidea

Familia: Sphingidae
Subfamilia: Smerinthinae
Tribus: Smerinthini
Genus: Polyptychus
Species: Polyptychus niloticus
Subspecies: P. n. niloticus – P. n. ponens

Name[edit]

Polyptychus niloticus (Jordan, 1921)

Type locality: [Sudan], White Nile.

Holotype: BMNH. female ♀. legit Yardley.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Polyptychus grayii niloticus Jordan, 1921 (original combination)
  • Polyptychus niloticus (Jordan): J. Pierre, 1989: 124
  • Polyptychoides afarrisaque Darge, 2004
    • Type locality: [Djibouti], Territoire des Afars et des Issas, Massif du Day, Randa, 700m
      • Holotype: SMCR. male ♂. 1.XII.1972. Mission Balachowsky-Menier, 1972.
  • Polyptychoides cadioui Darge, 2005
    • Type locality: Tanzania, Tanga Region, savane de Monta Pare Sud, 475 m.
      • Holotype: SMCR. male ♂. 24.X.2004. legit Ph. Darge. genitalia slide Ph. Darge 703♂

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