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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Sphingidae > Smerinthinae > Cypa genus-group > Cypa

Cypa pallens Jordan, 1926

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Cypa pallens has FW apex more strongly produced (MOT, vol 2, pg 52) than Cypa decolor. Proposed as a subspecies of Cypa decolor. Raised to species status by Jordan, 1931, Novit. zool. 36: 238. Synonymized with Cypa uniformis as a subspecies by Kitching & Cadiou, 2000, Hawkmoths of the world: 42. Reinstated as a species by Brechlin & Kitching, 2014, Entomo-Satsphingia 7 (2): 6.

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Anonymous. 2021. Cypa pallens Jordan, 1926. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356084/Cypa-pallens
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