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Coeliades Hübner, 1818
Policemen
Coeliades Hübner, 1818; Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : 31, TS: Papilio forestan Stoll
Rhopalocampta Wallengren, 1857; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 47, TS: Papilio forestan Stoll
Coeliades ; Godman & Salvin, [1901], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 591
Coeliades (Coeliadinae) ; [BK, 388]; [AfrL]

Coeliades aeschylus (Plötz, 1884)
Coeliades aeschylus ; [AfrL]

Coeliades anchises (Gerstaecker, 1871)
Natal, Rhodesia, Tanzania, Mozambique - Somalia, Ethiopia. See [About maps] One Pip Policeman
Ismene anchises Gerstaecker, 1871; Archiv Naturg. 37 (1) : 358
Ismene taranis Hewitson, 1876; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 18 (106) : 347, TL: Zanzibar
= ; [NHM]
Coliades[sic] anchises ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 57]
Coeliades anchises anchises ; [BK: 389, pl. 57, f. 722]
Coeliades anchises ; [AfrL]

Larva on Triaspis leendertziae [PBSA], Marsdenia, Acridocarpus, Triaspis, Tristellateia, Ficus [BK]

Coeliades anchises anchises ; [AfrL]
C. a. jucunda (Butler, 1881)
Socotra Coeliades jucunda ;
Coliades[sic] jucunda ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 57 (text)]
Coeliades anchises jucunda ; [AfrL]

Coeliades bixana Evans, 1940
Coeliades bixana Evans, 1940; J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 48 (4) : 411
Coeliades bixana ; [AfrL]

Coeliades bocagii (Sharpe, 1893)
Coeliades bocagii ; [AfrL]

Coeliades chalybe (Westwood, 1852)
Senegal - Uganda, W.Keneya, NW.Tanzania. See [About maps] Blue Policeman
Ismene chalybe Westwood, 1852; Gen. diurn. Lep. (2): pl. 79, f. 2
Coliades[sic] chalybe ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 59]
Coeliades chalybe ; [BK: 388, pl. 57, f. 720]; [AfrL]

Larva on Cynanchum, Acridocarpus, Marsdenia [BK]

Coeliades chalybe chalybe ; [AfrL]
C. c. immaculata Carpenter, 1935
Coeliades chalybe immaculata ; [AfrL]

Coeliades ernesti (Grandidier, 1867)
Madagascar. See [About maps] Hesperia ernesti Grandidier, 1867; , TL: Morondava
Ismene pansa Hewitson, 1867; Ill. exot. Butts [5] (Ismene I-II): [85], pl. [43], f. 1-2, TL: Madagascar
Coeliades ernesti ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Coeliades fervida (Butler, 1880)
Madagascar. See [About maps] Hesperia fervida Butler, 1880; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 5 (28): 339, TL: Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
Coliades[sic] fervida ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 60]
Coeliades fervida ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Coeliades fidia Evans, 1937
Madagascar. See [About maps] Coeliades fidia Evans, 1937; , TL: Maevatana
Coliades[sic] fidia ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 60 (text)]
Coeliades fidia ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Coeliades forestan (Stoll, [1782])
Transkei - Rhodesia - Botswana. See [About maps] Striped Policeman
Papilio forestan Stoll, [1782]; in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (32-32): 210, pl. 391, f. E, F
Coliades[sic] forestan ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 61]
Coeliades forestan ; [AfrL]

Larva on Combretum bracteosum, C. apiculatum, Solanum auriculatum, Millettia sutherlandii, Sphedamnocarpus rhamni, Robinia speudacacia [PBSA]

Coeliades forestan forestan ; [BK: 389, pl. 57, f. 723]; [AfrL]
C. f. arbogastes (Guenee, 1863)
Madagascar Thymele arbogastes Guenee, 1863
Coeliades arbogastes ;
Coliades[sic] arbogastes ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 60 (text)]
Coeliades forestan arbogastes ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Coeliades hanno (Plötz, 1879)
Senegal - W.Kenya. See [About maps] Western Policeman
necho Plötz, 1884²
Coliades[sic] hanno ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 64 (text)]
Coeliades hanno ; [BK: 390, pl. 57, f. 725]; [AfrL]

Larva on Acridocarpus [BK]


Coeliades keithloa (Wallengren, 1857)
-. See [About maps] Red Tab Policeman
Rhopalocampta keithloa Wallengren, 1857; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 48
Coliades[sic] keithloa ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 62]
Coeliades keithloa ; [BK: 390, pl. 57, f. 727]; [AfrL]

Larva on Barringtonia racemosa, Acridocarpus natalitius, A. ristalitius [PBSA]

Mozambique - Natal Coeliades keithloa keithloa ; [AfrL]
C. k. kenya Evans, 1937
Kenya Coeliades keithloa kenya ; [BK: 391]; [AfrL]
C. k. merua Evans, 1947
Kenya Coeliades keithloa merua ; [BK: 391]; [AfrL]
C. k. menelik (Ungemach, 1932)
Ethiopia Coeliades keithloa menelik ; [BK: 391]; [AfrL]

Coeliades libeon (Druce, 1875)
Natal, Zululand, Moçambique, Rhodesia, Tropical Africa. See [About maps] Spotless Policeman
Ismene libeon Druce, 1875; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1875 : 416
Coliades[sic] libeon ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 63]
Coeliades libeon ; [BK: 389, pl. 57, f. 721]; [AfrL]

Larva on Drypetes, Cassia, Millettia [BK]


Coeliades lorenzo Evans, 1947
Coeliades keithloa r. lorenzo Evans, 1946; Ann. Mag. Nat. hist. (11) 13: 641
Coeliades lorenzo ; [AfrL]

Coeliades pisistratus (Fabricius, 1793)
Natal, Botswana, South West Africa. See [About maps] Two Pip Policeman
Hesperia pisistratus Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 345
Coliades[sic] pisistratus ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 64]
Coeliades pisistratus ; [BK: 390, pl. 57, f. 724]; [AfrL]

Larva on Acridocarpus pruriens, Indigofera sp. [PBSA], Marsdenia, Acridocarpus, Combretum [BK]


Coeliades rama Evans, 1937
Madagascar. See [About maps] Coeliades rama Evans, 1937; , TL: N.Madagascar, Antakares
Coeliades rama ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Coeliades ramanatek (Boisduval, 1833)
-. See [About maps] Thymele ramanatek Boisduval, 1833
Coliades[sic] ramanatek ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 65]
Coeliades ramanatek ; [AfrL]
Madagascar Coeliades ramanatek ramanatek ; [MadL]; [AfrL]
C. r. comorana Evans, 1937
Comoro I. Coeliades ramanatek comorana ; [AfrL]

Coeliades sejuncta (Mabille & Vuillot, 1891)
coastal (Kenya, Tanzania), Malawi. See [About maps] Coast Policeman
Coeliades sejuncta ; [BK: 390, pl. 57, f. 726]; [AfrL]

Larva on Acridocarpus [BK]



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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[AfrL]
Mark C. Williams; Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperoidea; Compiled by Mark C. Williams, 7th ed. (2008) (April 2007); Afrototropical Butterflies; e-mail: Mark C. Williams
[BCA]
electronic; BIOLOGIA CENTRALI-AMERICANA
[BHL]
The; Biodiversity Heritage Library; and on; Internet Archive; Note: The linking to the content of Internet Archive is somewhat delicate -- notify me when links break!
[BK]
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[MadL]
Lees, D.C., Kremen, C. and Raharitsimba, H. 2003; in S.M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar; Classification, Diversity and Endemism of the Butterflies (Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea): A Revised Species Checklist: : pp. 762-793; University of Chicago Press. 1709 pp.
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[PBSA]
Dickson, C.G.C (ed.), Kroon, D.M.; Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa; AD. DONKER 1978
[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Butler, 1880
On a collection of Lepidoptera from Madagascar, with descriptions of new Genera and Species Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 5 (28): 333-344, (29): 384-395
Westwood, 1852
The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera, comprising their generic characters, a notice of their habitats and transformations, and a catalogue of the species of each genus; illustrated with 86 plates by W. C. Hewitson Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 1-18, pl. A, 1-4 (1-2) (1846), (1): 19-132, pl. 4*, 5-25, 28 (3-14) (1847), (1): 133-200, pl. 1*, 26, 27, 29, 31-44 (15-23) (1848), (1): 201-242, pl. 30, 45-52, 56-58, 60-62, 64 (24-31) (1849), (1): 243-250 [?], (2): 243-326, pl. 53-55, 63, 65, 66 (32-38) (1850), (2): 327-466, pl. 59, 67-77 (39-50) (1851), (2): 467-534, 143, 144, pl. 78-80 (Index) (51-54) (1852)
Druce, 1875
A list of the Collection of Diurnal Lepidoptera made by J.J. Monteiro, Esq., in Angola, with Descriptions of some new Species Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1875 : 406-417
Evans, 1940
The Type of the Genus Pyrrhopyge (Lepidoptera-Hesperiidae) J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 48 (4) : 405-411
Evans, 1946
Revisional notes on African Hesperiidae Ann. Mag. Nat. hist. (11) 13: 641-648
Gerstaecker, 1871
Beiträge zur Insektenfauna von Zanzibar Archiv Naturg. 37 (1) : 345-363
Godman & Salvin, [1901]
Biologia Centrali-Americana. Rhopalocera. (1887-1901) Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 1-782, 3: pl. 1-112
Hewitson, 1867
Illustrations of new species of exotic Butterflies selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson Ill. exot. Butts [5] : (Systematic Index) V, (Anteros): [1-2], pl. [1] (1867), (Erycina & Necyria): [3-4], pl. [2] (1870), (Erycina Symmachia &c): [5-6], pl. [3] (1875), (Necyria & Esthemopsis): [7-8], pl. [4] (1872), (Calydna): [9-10], pl. [5] (1854), (Calydna II): [11-12], pl. [6] (1859), (Theope): [13-14], pl. [7] (1860), (Symmachia): [15-16], pl. [8] (1867), (Symmachia & Charis II): [17-18], pl. [9] (1871), (Charis): [19-20], pl. [10] (1866), (Emesis): [21-22], pl. [11] (1872), (Nymphidium I): [23-24], pl. [12] (1853), (Nymphidium II-III): [25-28], pl. [13-14] (1865), (Nymphidium IV): [29-30], pl. [15] (1871), (Lemonias I): [31-32], pl. [16] (1853), (Lemonias II): [33-34], pl. [17] (1858), (Lemonias III-IV): [35-38], pl. [18-19] (1863), (Lemonias V): [39-40], pl. [20] (1872), (Lemonias & Baeotis): [41-42], pl. [21] (1875), (Lemonias & Baeotis): [43-44], pl. [22] (1874), (Pachythone & Cremna): [45-46], pl. [23] (1873), (Hades, Uraneis, &c): [47-48], pl. [24] (1870), (Limnas I-II): [49-52], pl. [25-26] (1853), (Limnas & Panara): [53-54], pl. [27] (1875), (Limnas &c): [55-56], pl. [28] (1876), (Limnas & Ithomeis): [57-58], pl. [29] (1870), (Chamaelimnas & Ithomiola): [59-60], pl. [30] (1871), (Hermathena &c): [61-62], pl. [31] (1875), (Ogyris): [63-64], pl. [32] (1853), (Pentila & Liptena): [65-66], pl. [33] (1866), (Pentila & Liptena II): [67-68], pl. [34] (1873), (Lycaena): [69-70], pl. [35] (1876), (Pyrrhopyga I-II): [71-74], pl. [36-37] (1857), (Pyrrhopyga): [75-76], pl. [38] (1869), (Pyrrhopyga II-III): [77-80], pl. [39-40] (1871), (Pyrrhopyga IV): [81-82], pl. [41] (1873), (Pyrrhopyga V & Erycides): [83-84], pl. [42] (1875), (Ismene I-II): [85-88], pl. [43-44] (1867), (Eudamus): [89-90], pl. [45] (1873), (Eudamus II-III): [91-94], pl. [46-47] (1875), (Chaetocneme): [95-96], pl. [48] (1874), (Hesperia I-II): [97-100], pl. [49-50] (1867), (Hesperia III): [101-102], pl. [51] (1868), (Hesperia IV): [103-104], pl. [52] (1869), (Hesperia V): [105-106], pl. [53] (1872), (Hesperia V*-VI): [107-110], pl. [54-55] (1873), (Hesperia VII): [111-112], pl. [56] (1876), (Leucochitonea): [113-114], pl. [57] (1869), (Leucochitonea II): [115-116], pl. [58] (1875), (Pterygospidea): [117-118], pl. [59] (1873), (Cyclopides): [119-120], pl. [60] (1874), (Cyclopides & Hesperilla): [121-122], pl. [61] (1874)
Hewitson, 1876
Descriptions of twenty new Species of Hesperidae Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 18 (106) : 347-355
Hübner, 1818
Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmettlinge, Vol. 1 [1808-] 1818 Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : [1-3], 4-6, [7], 8-32, [33-40] (post 22nd December 1818), : pl. [1-2], f. 1-12 (1808 - 1809), : pl. [3-25], f. 13-146 (1809 - 1813), : pl. [26-35], f. 147-200 (1814 - 1818)
Stoll, [1782]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (26b-28): 29-90, pl. 305-336 (1780), (29-31): 91-164, pl. 337-372 (1781), (32-32): 165-252, 1-29, pl. 373-400 (1782)
Wallengren, 1857
Kafferlandets Dag-fjärilar, insamlade åren 1838-1845 af J. A. Wahlberg / Lepidoptera Rhopalocera in Terra Caffrorum annis 1838-1845 collecta a J. A. Wahlberg K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 1-55


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