Afroclanis neavi

[= Polyptychus neavi, Polyptychus martha]

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Phylum: Arthopoda > Mandibulata > Atelocerata > Panhexapoda > Hexapoda > Insecta (insects) > Dicondyla > Pterygota > Metapterygota > Neoptera > Eumetabola > Holometabola > Panorpida > Amphiesmenoptera > Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) > Glossata > Coelolepida > Myoglossata > Neolepidoptera > Heteroneura > Ditrysia > Apoditrysia > Obtectomera > Macrolepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Family: Sphingidae (hawkmoths) > Subfamily: Sphinginae

Evidently named after S.A. Neave who travelled in Central Africa, the type specimen originating from Zambia (Pinhey 1975 p. 135).

Distribution

'Transvaal' (South Africa), Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania (Pinhey 1975 p. 135).

Host-plants

 Unknown. 

Publications

  • Pinhey, E.C.G. 1975. Moths of Southern Africa. Tafelberg, Cape Town.

 

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