LECTOTYPE ♀ [India:] Upper Assam, [Lakhimpur,] Margherita, (ex coll. Hartert) [MNHU]; designated by Kitching & Cadiou, 2000, Hawkmoths of the world: 73.
Synonymized with Ampelophaga rubiginosa fasciosa by Rothschild & Jordan, 1903, Novit. zool. 9 (suppl.): 518. Reinstated as a subspecies of Ampelophaga rubiginosa by Bell & Scott, 1937, Fauna Brit. India 5: 280 (key), 282. Reinstated as a species by Kitching & Cadiou, 2000, Hawkmoths of the world: 35.