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Baoris Moore, [1881]
Swifts
Baoris (Hesperiidae)Moore, [1881]; Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 165, TS: Hesperia oceia Hewitson
Baoris ; [BIR, 484-486 (key)]

Baoris farri (Moore, 1878)
Ceylon, W.Ghats - Kanara, Sikkim, Bengal, S.Bihar, Assam - Burma. See [About maps] Paintbrush Swift
Hesperia farri Moore, 1878; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 (3) : 688, TL: Calcutta; Cherra Punji, India
Baoris sikkima Swinhoe, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 5 (29) : 362, TL: Sikkim
= ; [NHM]
Baoris scopulifera[sic?] Moore, [1884]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883 (4) : 532, TL: Andamans
= ; [NHM]
farri ; [BIR, 484]
Baoris farri ; [MRS, 726]

Larva on Bambusa spp. [MRS]

S.Yunnan, ... Baoris farri farri ; [BMP: 390, pl. 60, f. 14-15]

Baoris leechii Elwes & Edwards, 1897˛
W.China, C.China. See [About maps] Baoris leechii ; [BOW: pl. 207, f. 14]

Baoris longistigmata Huang, 1999

Baoris oceia (Hewitson, 1868)
Burma, Malaysia, Philippines. See [About maps] Paintbrush Swift
Hesperia oceia Hewitson, 1868; Descr. One Hundred new Spec. Hesp. (2): 31
Parnara nirwana jetavana Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (4): 53, TL: Bazilan
= ; [NHM]
Baoris oceia ; de Nicéville, [1884], J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 52 Pt.II (2/4) : 85, pl. 10, f. 11 ♀
oceia ; [BIR, 484]
Baoris oceia ; [BOW: pl. 185, f. 10]; [BMP: 389, pl. 60, f. 12-13]

Baoris pagana (de Nicéville, 1887)
Nepal, NE.India, Borneo. See [About maps] Parnara pagana de Nicéville, 1887; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1887 (3) : 465, pl. 40, f. 7, TL: Sikhim

Baoris penicillata Moore, [1881]
India, Ceylon, NE.India, Thailand, Laos. See [About maps] Baoris penicillata Moore, [1881]; Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 166, TL: Ceylon
Baoris penicillata ; [BOW: pl. 185, f. 10 (text)]; [MRS, 726]

Baoris chapmani Evans, 1937
Burma, Bangladesh. See [About maps] Small Paintbrush Swift
Baoris penicillata chapmani Evans, 1937; Entomologist 70 (2): 38, TL: Thaungyin, Burma
Baoris penicillata chapmani ; [BMP: 389, pl. 60, f. 16-17]; [MRS, 726]
Baoris chapmani ; [Torben B. Larsen]

Baoris unicolor Moore, 1883
Black Paintbrush Swift
Baoris penicillata unicolor Moore, ?1884; , TL: Darjeeling, Sikkim
Baoris unicolor ; [Torben B. Larsen]


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Baoris sakara Plötz, 1886; [??some mistake somewhere?]


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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.
[BIR]
Wynter-Blyth, 1957; Butterflies of the Indian Region; (1982 Reprint)
[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
[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
[˛]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
de Nicéville, [1884]
On new and little known Rhopalocera from the Indian Region J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 52 Pt.II (2/4) : 65-91, pl. 1, 9-10
de Nicéville, 1887
Descriptions of some new or little-known Butterflies from India, with some Notes on the seasonal Dimorphism obtaining in the Genus Melanitis Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1887 (3) : 448-467, pl. 39-40
Evans, 1937
Indo-Australian Hesperiidae: Description of new Genera, Species and Subspecies Entomologist 70 (1): 16-19 (part 9), (2): 38-40 (part 10), (3): 64-66 (part 11), (4): 81-83 (part 12)
Fruhstorfer, 1911
Neue Hesperiden des Indo-Malayischen Faunengebietes und Besprechung verwandter Formen Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 9-24 (1 February), (3): 25-40 (1 March), (4): 41-56 (1 April), (5): 57-72 (1 May), (6): 73-79, pl. 1 (1 June)
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
Moore, 1878
Descriptions of new Asiatic Hesperidae Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 (3) : 686-695, pl. 45
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)
Moore, [1884]
Descriptions of new Asiatic diurnal Lepidoptera Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883 (4) : 521-535, pl. 48-49
Swinhoe, 1890
New Species of Indian Butterflies Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 5 (29) : 353-365


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