Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) preserved at the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, Buenos Aires: Catalog of the types and checklist of Argentinean species

Joanna Rodríguez-Ramírez


A catalog of all type specimens preserved in the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales “Bernardino
Rivadavia,” and a checklist of species of Argentinean Sphingidae kept in the museum, are presented. Ten nominal
species, nine from Argentina and one from Perú, are represented by 13 type specimens. The checklist is based on
the examination of 1724 specimens. Numerous new records for most species are offered, with expansion of the
distribution of 25 species to new provinces.

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catalog, Sphingidae

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