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Ampittia Moore, [1881]
Bush Hoppers
Ampittia (Hesperiidae)Moore, [1881]; Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 171, TS: Hesperia maro Fabricius
Ampittia (Hesperiinae) ; [BK, 412]; [AfrL]

Ampittia capenas (Hewitson, 1868)
Rhodesia, Moçambique, E.Africa. See [About maps] African Bush Hopper
Cyclopides capenas Hewitson, 1868; Descr. One Hundred new Spec. Hesp. (2): 43
Cyclopides capenas ; Hewitson, 1874, Ill. exot. Butts [5] (Cyclopides): [119], pl. [60], f. 2-3
Ampittia capenas ; [AfrL]
Ampittia capenas capenas ; [BK: 412, pl. 60, f. 793]; [AfrL]
A. c. blanda Evans, 1947
Ampittia capenas blanda ; [AfrL]

Ampittia maro (Fabricius, 1798)
Hesperia maro Fabricius, 1798; Ent. Syst. (Suppl.): 432
Ampittia maro ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 172, pl. 71, f. 1, 1a

Ampittia maroides de Nicéville, [1896]
Burma, Thailand, Laos. See [About maps] Ampittia maroides de Nicéville, [1896]; J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 10 (2): 190, pl. T, f. 51? 41?, TL: Dawnas, Burma
Ampittia maroides, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]

Ampittia miyakei Matsumura

Ampittia trimacula (Leech, 1891)
W.China. See [About maps] Taractrocera trimacula Leech, 1891; Entomologist 24 (Suppl.) : 60, TL: Wa-ssu-kou
Ampittia trimacula ; [BOW: pl. 207, f. 10]

Ampittia parva Aurivillius, 1925
Zanzibar, Usambra Ampittia parva ; [BK, 412 (note)]; [AfrL]

 

Ampittia dioscorides (Fabricius, 1793)
Ceylon, Peninsular India, Calcutta, Sikkim - Assam, Burma. See [About maps] Bush Hopper
Hesperia dioscorides Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 329, no. 250, TL: Tranquebar, S.India
Ampittia dioscorides ; [BIR, 477]; [BOW: pl. 184, f. 22]; [MRS, 744]
[dioscorides-1.jpg] 1232x1048 (~303Kb) Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, a small grassy swamp with cattail and reed, surrounded by trees, at the Jomtien beach, between B.O. Guesthouse and Jomtien Metro Condotel. 2nd February 2005, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [dioscorides-2.jpg] 809x602 (~135Kb) Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, a small grassy swamp with cattail and reed, surrounded by trees, at the Jomtien beach, between B.O. Guesthouse and Jomtien Metro Condotel. 26th January 2005, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [dioscorides-3.jpg] 1137x1053 (~292Kb) Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, a small grassy swamp with cattail and reed, surrounded by trees, at the Jomtien beach, between B.O. Guesthouse and Jomtien Metro Condotel. 26th January 2005, Photo © Oleg Kosterin
[dioscorides-4.jpg] 794x699 (~137Kb) Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, a small grassy swamp with cattail and reed, surrounded by trees, at the Jomtien beach, between B.O. Guesthouse and Jomtien Metro Condotel. 26th January 2005, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [dioscorides-5fa.jpg] 839x711 (~152Kb) female Thailand, Phuket, a muddy pool at a buffalo pasture at Ban Sakhu, 15th February 2009, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [dioscorides-5fv.jpg] 898x783 (~178Kb) underside female Thailand, Phuket, a muddy pool at a buffalo pasture at Ban Sakhu, 15th February 2009, Photo © Oleg Kosterin

Larva on Oryza sativa [MRS]


A. d. etura (Mabille, 1891)
Vietnam, Hainan, S.Yunnan, Formosa Cyclopides dioscorides etura Mabille, 1891; Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 35 (16): 70?, TL: Hong Kong
Ampittia matsumurai Sonan, 1936; Zephyrus 6 (3/4) : 213, TL: Formosa
Ampittia dioscorides etura, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Ampittia dioscorides etura ; [MRS, 744]
A. d. camertes (Hewitson, 1868)
Burma, Thailand, Laos, Yunnan, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra, Nias, Java, Bali Cyclopides camertes Hewitson, 1868; Descr. One Hundred new Spec. Hesp. (2): 43, TL: Singapore
Ampittia palemonides Snellen, 1886; Midden-Sumatra, 4 (8) : 28, TL: Sumatra
Ampittia dioscorides camertes, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Ampittia dioscorides camertes ; Inoue & Kawazoe, 1966, Tyô to Ga 16 (3/4) : 88, f. 69-72; [MRS, 744]; [BMP: 347, pl. 54, f. 4-5]

Ampittia virgata (Leech, 1890)
China. See [About maps] Pamphila virgata Leech, 1890; Entomologist 23 : 47, TL: Chang Yang; Ichang
Ampittia virgata ; [BOW: pl. 207, f. 11]; [MRS, 744]
A. v. myakei Matsumura, 1909
Ampittia formosana Fruhstorfer, 1910; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 24 (5): 97, TL: Formosa, Chip-Chip
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Ampittia virgata myakei ; [MRS, 744]

Ampittia nanus (Leech, 1890)
Cyclopides nanus Leech, 1890; Entomologist 23 : 49, TL: Ningpo
?nana (Leech, 1890)
?Ampittia nana ; [MRS, 744]

Ampittia dalailama (Mabille, 1876)
Tibet, W.China. See [About maps] Taractrocera lyde Leech, 1891; Entomologist 24 (Suppl.) : 60, TL: Moupin & Wa-ssu-kou; Chia-kou-ho
Ampittia dalailama ; [BOW: pl. 207, f. 9]; Huang, 2001


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Ampittia takeuchii Matsumura, 1929; Insecta Matsumurana 3 (2/3) : 107, TL: Formosa


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References:
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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
[BIR]
Wynter-Blyth, 1957; Butterflies of the Indian Region; (1982 Reprint)
[BK]
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
[BMP]
Eliot (Ed.), Corbet & Pendlebury, 1992; The Butterflies of The Malay Peninsula; 4th edition; ISBN 983-9681-05-2
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[CiNii]
http://ci.nii.ac.jp/
[LAMAS-2005]
Gerardo Lamas; Entomofauna 26 (6): 57-100; A Bibliography of the Zoological Publications of Hans Fruhstorfer (1886* - 1922+)
[MRS]
Chou Io (Ed.); Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium, 1-2
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[Oleg Kosterin]
Institue of Cytology & Genetics; Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences; Novosibirsk; e-mail: Oleg Kosterin; http://pisum.bionet.nsc.ru/kosterin/
[Yutaka Inayoshi]
A Check List of Butterflies in Indo-China; Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM


Some related literature:
de Nicéville, [1896]
On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indo-Malayan Region J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 10 (1): 13-40, (2): 169-194
Fruhstorfer, 1910
Neue Hesperiden des Indo-Malayischen Faunengebietes und Besprechung verwandter Formen Dt. ent. Z. Iris 24 (3): 58 (1 March), (4): 59-74 (1 April), (5): 75-104 (1 May)
Hewitson, 1874
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, 1868
Descriptions of one Hundred new Species of Hesperidae. (2) Descr. One Hundred new Spec. Hesp. (2): [2] + pp. 25 (from sp. 7 hypaepa)-56
Inoue & Kawazoe, 1966
Hesperiid butterflies from South Vietnam (3) Tyô to Ga 16 (3/4) : 84-103
Leech, 1890
New species of Lepidoptera from China Entomologist 23 : 26-50, 81-83, : 109-114, : 187-192, pl. 1
Leech, 1891
New Species of Rhopalocera from Western China Entomologist 24 (Suppl.) : 57-61, 66-68
Mabille, 1891
Description d'Hespérides nouvelles Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 35 (16): lix-lxxxviii,[59-88], (17): cvi-cxxi,[106-121], (18): clxviii-clxxxvii,[168-187]
Matsumura, 1929
New butterflies from Japan, Korea and Formosa Insecta Matsumurana 3 (2/3) : 87-107, pl. 4
Moore, [1881]
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 1-40, pl. 1-18 (Dec 1880), (2): 41-80, pl. 19-36 (Jan 1881), (3): 81-136, pl. 37-54 (Jun 1881), (4): 137-190, pl. 55-71 (Dec 1881)
Snellen, 1886
Natuurlijke Historie. Achtse afdeeling. Lepidoptera door P. C. T. Snellen, met eene inleiding door Joh. F. Snelleman. Midden-Sumatra Midden-Sumatra, 4 (8) : 1-84, pl. 1-2 (?1880, ?1884, [1886]), : 85-92, pl. 3-5 ([1892])
Sonan, 1936
Notes on some butterflies from Formosa. (4) Zephyrus 6 (3/4) : 205-216


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