Syntypes 2♂ 1♀ [South Korea:] Quelpart Island [Cheju do], 1-9.vii.1922 (H. Okamoto & T. Kurisue) [????].
Synonymized with Marumba spectabilis as a subspecies by Inoue, 1973, Bull. Fac. domest. Sci. Otsuma Wom. Univ. 9: 112. Reinstated as a species by Inoue, 1990, Tinea 12: 249. Treated as a subspecies of Marumba spectabilis by Bridges, 1993, Cat. Fam. Gen. Spec. Sphingidae of the World: VIII.16. Reinstated as a species by Kitching & Spitzer, 1995, Tinea 14: 175.