Polyptychus pierrei

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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 pierrei

Name[edit]

Polyptychus pierrei Kitching & Cadiou, 2000

Type locality: Gabon: Makokou.

Holotype: MNHN. male ♂. legit G. Bernardi.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Polyptychus modestum Bernardi, 1970 (preoccupied by Sphinx modesta Fabricius, 1793).
  • Polyptychus pierrei Kitching & Cadiou, 2000 (replacement name for Polyptychus modestum Bernardi, 1970)

Taxonomic Notes[edit]

Synonymized with Polyptychus affinis by Cadiou & Kitching, 2001, Ent. Africana 6: 35. Implicitly reinstated as a species by Pierre, 2014, Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 119: 226.

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