Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Neopolyptychus Carcasson, 1968 . J. E. Afr. nat. Hist. Soc. natn. Mus. 26(3) : 18.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SMERINTHINAE : SMERINTHINI

Type-species:
Polyptychus convexus Rothschild & Jordan, 1903. Novit. zool. 9(Suppl. 1): 246, pl.1, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ZAIRE] TANGANYIKA: M'Pala [western shore of Lake Tanganyika], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. convexus was established as a subspecies of Dewitzia pygarga Karsch, 1891, in the combination Polyptychus pygarga convexus; it was given specific status by Clark, 1936, Proc. New Engl. zool. Club 15: 81.

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