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Pachypasa Walker, 1855
Pachypasa Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 6: 1387 (key), 1422, TS: Sphinx otus Drury
Mecistosoma Rambur, [1866]; Cat. syst. Lépid. Andalousie (2): 341, TS: Sphinx otus Drury
Pachypas[sic, recte pachypasa] ; Ehrmann, 1894, Can. Ent. 26 (3) : 70
Mesistosoma[sic, recte mecistosoma] ; Neave, 1940, Nomencl. zool. 3: 113

Pachypasa otus (Drury, 1773)
it, gr, Asia Minor, Iraq, Iran. See [About maps] Kreikansilkkikehrääjä Pistazienspinner La Choette nagy pìsztáciaszövö
Sphinx otus Drury, 1773; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 2: index to 1, TL: Turkey, Izmir (Smyrna)
Sphinx otus Drury, [1770]; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 1 : 30, pl. 16, f. 3
Pachypasa otus, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Pachypasa otus ; de Freina, 1999, Atalanta 30 (1/4): 206

Larva on Cypressus, Juniperus, Thuja occidentalis, Quercus pubescens? [BSW]


Pachypasa limosa (de Villiers, 1827)
SWEU, NAF. See [About maps] Espanjansilkkikehrääjä Lasiocampe du Cyprés
powelli Oberthür, 1916; , TL: Algeria, Aflou
intermedia Rothschild, 1917
souresi Chnéour, 1955
lineosa auct.
?lineosa (Villiers, 1826); , TL: France, Hérault, Montpellier
Pachypasa limosa, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Pachypasa lineosa ; [EKK]

Larva on Cypressus, Juniperus, Thuja [BSW]


Pachypasa denticula (Bethune-Baker, 1908)
Rhodesia. See [About maps] Metanastria denticula Bethune-Baker, 1908; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 2 (9) : 259, TL: Fort Jameson, N.E. Rhodesia
Pachypasa denticula ; [NHM]

Pachypasa drucei (Bethune-Baker, 1908)
Rhodesia. See [About maps] Gonometa drucei Bethune-Baker, 1908; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 2 (9) : 259, TL: Fort Jameson, N.E. Rhodesia

Pachypasa argibasis (Mabille, 1893)
W.Africa, E.Africa. See [About maps] Gonometa[?] argibasis Mabille, 1893; Ann. Soc. ent. Belg. 37 (1) : 59
Eutricha sophax Druce, 1896; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 17 (101) : 355, TL: Eeast Africa, Dar-es-Salaam
Pachypasa argibasis ; [NHM]

Pachypasa pallens (Bethune-Baker, 1908)
Rhodesia. See [About maps] Gonometa pallens Bethune-Baker, 1908; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 2 (9) : 260, TL: Fort Jameson, N.E. Rhodesia
Pachypasa pallens ; [NHM]

Pachypasa subfascia Walker, 1855
W.Africa. See [About maps] Pachypasa subfascia Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 6: 1426
Pachypas[sic] nasmythii Ehrmann, 1894; Can. Ent. 26 (3) : 70, TL: Cape Palmas, W. Africa


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References:
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Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BSW]
de Freina & Witt, 1987; Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpalearktis; ISBN 3-926285-00-1
[EKK]
Sotavalta (Finnish Ed.), Rougeot & Viette; Euroopan ja Pohjois-Afrikan kiitäjät ja kehrääjät (Guide des Papillons Nocturnes)
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index


Some related literature:
Bethune-Baker, 1908
Descriptions of new African Heterocera Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 2 (9) : 255-264
Druce, 1896
Descriptions of some new Species of Heterocera from Tropical Africa Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 17 (101) : 350-356
Drury, [1770]
Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 1 : 1-130, pl. 1-50 (1770), (1773)
Drury, 1773
Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 2 : 1-90, pl. 1-50
Ehrmann, 1894
Three new West African Moths Can. Ent. 26 (3) : 69-70
de Freina, 1999
Beitrag zur systematischen Erfassung der Bombyces- und Sphinges-Fauna Kleinasiens, Weitere Kenntnisse über Artenspektrum, Systematik und Verbreitung der Lasiocampidae, Lemoniidae, Notodontidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae und Cymatophoridae Atalanta 30 (1/4): 187-257
Mabille, 1893
Description de Lepidopteres nouveaux Ann. Soc. ent. Belg. 37 (1) : 50-65
Rambur, [1866]
Catalogue systematique des lépidoptères de l'Andalousie Cat. syst. Lépid. Andalousie (1): 1-92 (1858), (2): 93-442 ([1866])
Walker, 1855
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 1: 1-278 (1854), 2: 279-581 (1854), 3: 583-775 (1855), 4: 777-976 (1855), 5: 977-1258 (1855), 6: 1259-1508 (1855), 7: 1509-1808 (1856)


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