The Sphingidae of Southeast-Asia
(incl. New Guinea, Bismarck & Solomon Islands) Back to start page, species list
by Jan Beck & Ian J. Kitching
Macroglossum nigellum Rothschild & Jordan, 1916
Subspecies: M. n. nigellum Rothschild & Jordan, 1916; M. n. integrifascium Hogenes & Treadaway, 1996.
It is uncertain
whether moths in the BMNH and CMNH purported to come from New Guinea and
Woodlark Island, which are curated as M. nigellum, are this species or
simply mislabelled. They are therefore ignored for the range estimate of M.