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Polyptychus chinensis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Sphingidae
Scientific name  Polyptychus chinensis
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Polyptychus
Rank  Species
Polyptychus chinensis
Similar  Polyptychus, Parum, Acosmeryx, Marumba

Polyptychus chinensis is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from China, Taiwan and the Ryukyu Archipelago.

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Description

The wingspan is 92–112 mm.

Subspecies

  • Polyptychus chinensis chinensis (Taiwan and the southern Ryukyu Archipelago)
  • Polyptychus chinensis draconis Rothschild & Jordan, 1916 (Central to southwestern China)
  • Polyptychus chinensis draconoides Mell, 1935 (Central to eastern China)
  • Polyptychus chinensis shaanxiensis Brechlin, 2008 (Shaanxi)
  • References

    Polyptychus chinensis Wikipedia


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