HIPPOTION MOOREI Jordan, 1926

Female Hippotion moorei. Photo: © NHMUK Male Hippotion moorei. Photo: © NHMUK

TAXONOMY

Hippotion moorei Jordan, 1926, Novit. zool. 33: 383. Type locality: Tanganyika Territory [Tanzania], Victoria Nyanza, Mwanza.

Synonym. Hippotion moorei canens Jordan, 1926.

Synonym. Enpinanga nuimaculata Zhu & Wang, 1997.


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

China: Not present; a case of mistaken identity.


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Confined to East Africa, from Tanzania to Ethiopia.


Global distribution of Hippotion moorei. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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