Nephele maculosa

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Nephele maculosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Nephele
Species: N. maculosa
Binomial name
Nephele maculosa
Rothschild & Jordan, 1903[1]
  • Nephele funebris ovifera Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

Nephele maculosa is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is only known from the Congo-Cameroon equatorial forest belt.[2]

It is a very similar to Nephele funebris, but larger and more variegated.


  1. ^ "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Archived from the original on 2012-10-13. Retrieved 2011-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Revised Catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with Descriptions of the East African species" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-10-25.