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Caenides Holland, 1896
Caenides Holland, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 85, TS: Hesperia dacela Hewitson
Leona Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 7, 153, TS: Hesperia leonora Plötz
Leona (Hesperiinae) ; [AfrL]
Caenides (Hesperiinae) ; [BK, 427]; [AfrL]

The "leona" species-group

Caenides allyni Miller, 1971
Congo. See [About maps] Caenides allyni Miller, 1971; Bull. Allyn Mus. 2: 8, TL: Belgian Congo, Katanga, Kafakumba
Leona allyni ; [AfrL]

Caenides binoevatus (Mabille, 1891)
Proteides binoevatus Mabille, 1891; Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 35 (17): cxii
Caenides binoevatus ;
Leona binoevatus ; [AfrL]

Caenides halma (Evans, 1937)
Kenya, Uganda, W.Tanzania. See [About maps] Leona halma Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 155
Caenides halma ; [BK: 428, pl. 63, f. 842]
Leona halma ; [AfrL]

Caenides lena (Evans, 1937)
Leona lena Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 153, 155
Caenides lena ;
Leona lena ; [AfrL]

Caenides leonora (Plötz, 1879)
Ghana - Congo. See [About maps] Hesperia leonora Plötz, 1879; Stettin Ent. Ztg 40 (7-9) : 355
Proteides xanthargyra Mabille, 1891; Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 35 (17): cxii
= ; [NHM]
Caenides leonora ;
Leona leonora ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 40]; [AfrL]
Leona leonora leonora ; [AfrL]
C. l. dux (Evans, 1937)
Leona leonora dux ; [AfrL]

Caenides luehderi (Plötz, 1879)
-. See [About maps] Plastingia luehderi Plötz, 1879; Stettin Ent. Ztg 40 (7-9) : 357
?Caenides alenicola Strand, 1913; Archiv Naturgesch. 78 A (12) : 56
Caenides umbrina Rebel, 1914; Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 275, pl. 22, f. 45, 47
= ; [NHM]
Leona luehderi ; ; [AfrL]
Senegal - Cameroun Caenides luehderi luehderi ; [BK, 428 (note)]
Leona luehderi leuhderi ; [AfrL]
C. l. laura (Evans, 1937)
Kenya, Uganda luehderi laura (Evans, 1937) (Leona); Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 156
Caenides luehderi laura ; [BK: 428, pl. 63, f. 843]
Leona luehderi laura ; [AfrL]

Caenides lissa (Evans, 1937)
Uganda. See [About maps] Leona lissa Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 154, 157
Caenides lissa ;
Leona lissa ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 41 (text)]; [AfrL]
Cameroun Caenides lissa lissa ; [BK, 428 (note)]
Leona lissa lissa ; [AfrL]
C. l. lima (Evans, 1937)
Kenya, Uganda Caenides lissa lima ; [BK: 428, pl. 63, f. 844]
Leona lissa lima ; [AfrL]

Caenides lota (Evans, 1937)
Leona lota Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 153, 157
Caenides lota ;
Leona lota ; [AfrL]

Caenides maracanda (Hewitson, 1876)
Hesperia maracanda Hewitson, 1876; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 18 (108) : 450
Caenides maracanda ;
Leona maracanda ; [AfrL]

Caenides meloui Riley, 1926
Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Coenides[sic] meloui Riley, 1926; Novit. Zool. 33 (1) : 50, TL: Bingerville, Ivory Coast
Leona meloui ; [AfrL]

Caenides na Lindsey & Miller, 1965
Liberia. See [About maps] Caenides na Lindsey & Miller, 1965; Mem. Amer. ent. Soc. 19 : 127
Leona na ; [AfrL]

Caenides stoehri (Karsch, 1893)
Ghana - Cameroons. See [About maps] Pamphila stoehri Karsch, 1893
Pamphila stöhri Karsch, 1893; Berl. ent. Z. 38 (1/2) : 252
Caenides stoehri ; Miller, 1971, Bull. Allyn Mus. 2: 8
Leona stohri ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 41]
Leona stoehri ; [AfrL]

The "caenides" species-group

Caenides benga (Holland, 1891)
Cameroons. See [About maps] Caenides benga ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 33]; [AfrL]

Caenides dacela (Hewitson, 1876)
Hesperia dacela Hewitson, 1876; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 18 (108) : 451
Caenides dacela ; [AfrL]
C. d. corduba (Hewitson, 1876)
Hesperia corduba Hewitson, 1876; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 18 (108) : 454
?Caenides dacena corduba ;

Caenides dacena (Hewitson, 1876)
Sierra Leone - Gaboon. See [About maps] Hesperia dacena Hewitson, 1876; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 18 (108) : 453
Caneides dacena ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 34]
Caenides dacena ; [AfrL]

Caenides dacenilla Aurivillius, 1925
Caenides dacenilla Aurivillius, 1925; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 13 : 517
Caenides dacenilla ; [AfrL]

Caenides hidaroides Aurivillius, 1896
Cameroons, Congo. See [About maps] Caenides hidaroides Aurivillius, 1896; Ent. Tidskr. 17 : 289
Caenides artopta Druce, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 (1) : 377, pl. 35, f. 13, TL: Upper Kasai distr., Congo Free State
= ; [NHM]
Caenides hidarioides[sic, recte hidaroides] ; [BOW: pl. 128, f 35]
Caenides hidaroides ; [AfrL]

Caenides kangvensis Holland, 1896
Caenides kangvensis Holland, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 87
Caenides kangvensis ; [AfrL]

Caenides otilia Belcastro, 1990
Caenides otilia ; [AfrL]

Caenides soritia (Hewitson, 1876)
Senegal - Gaboon. See [About maps] Hesperia soritia Hewitson, 1876; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 18 (108) : 453
Caenides soritia Hewitson; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 36]
Caenides soritia ; [AfrL]

Caenides xychus (Mabille, 1891)
Proteides xychus Mabille, 1891; Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 35 (17): cxi
Caenides xychus ; ; [AfrL]

The ?? species-group

?Caenides volta (Evans, 1937)
Leona volta Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 154, 156
Caenides volta ;


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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
[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
[FLNHM]
Florida Museum of Natural History ; Bulletin of the Allyn Museum
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index


Some related literature:
Aurivillius, 1896
Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfauna von Kamerun Ent. Tidskr. 17: : 279-292
Aurivillius, 1925
Die Gross-Schmetteringe der Erde; 13 Band; Die Afrikanischen Tagfalter in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 13 : 1-613, pl. 1-80
Druce, 1910
Descriptions of new Lycaenidae and Hesperiidae from Tropical West Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 (1) : 356-378, pl. 33-35
Evans, 1937
A catalogue of the African Hesperiidae. British Museum Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 1-212, pl. 1-30
Hewitson, 1876
Descriptions of twenty-five new Species of Hesperidae from his own Collection Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 18 (108) : 449-457
Holland, 1896
A Preliminary Revision and Synonymic Catalogue of the Hesperiidae of Africa and the adjacent Islands, with Descriptions of some apparently new species Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 2-107, pl. 1-5
Karsch, 1893
Die Insecten der Berglandschaft Adeli im Hinterlande von Togo (Westafrika). 1. Abtheilung: Apterygota, Odonata, Orthoptera Saltatoria,Lepidoptera Rhopalocera Berl. ent. Z. 38 (1/2) : 1-266, pl. 1-6
Lindsey & Miller, 1965
Superfamily Hesperoidea. in Fox, The Butteflies of Liberia Mem. Amer. ent. Soc. 19 : 1-438
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]
Miller, 1971
Descriptions of new species and notes on other Hesperiidae of Africa Bull. Allyn Mus. 2
Plötz, 1879
Verzeichniss de vom verstobenen Prof. Dr. R. Bucholtz in West-Africa -- beim Meerbusen von Guinea -- gesammelten Hesperien Stettin Ent. Ztg 40 (7-9) : 353-364
Rebel, 1914
Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Expedition R. Grauernach. Zentralafrika. 1909-1911. Lepidoptera Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 219-294, pl. 17-24
Riley, 1926
List of Hesperiidae in the Tring Museum collected on the Ivory Coast by G. Melou Novit. Zool. 33 (1) : 49-52
Strand, 1913
Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition des Herrn Tessmann nach Süd Kamerun und Spanisch Guinea. Lepidoptera. IV Archiv Naturgesch. 78 A (12) : 30-84, pl. 1-2


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