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Chondrolepis Mabille, 1904
Snow Horned Skippers
Chondrolepis Mabille, 1904; in Wytsman, Genera Insectorum 17 (C): 170, TS: Pamphila murga Mabille
Chondrolepis (Hesperiinae) ; [BK, 423]; [AfrL]

7 spp.


Chondrolepis cynthia Evans, 1936
Kenya. See [About maps] Chondrolepis cynthia Evans, 1936; Bull. Soc. Lep. Geneve 7: 185
Chondrolepis cynthia ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 56 (text)]; [AfrL]

Chondrolepis leggei (Heron, 1909)
E.Zaire, Uganda, W.Kenya. See [About maps] Legge's Snow Horned Skipper
Chioneigia leggei Heron, 1909; Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 19 : 173
Chondrolepis leggei ; [BK: 424, pl. 62, f. 833]; [AfrL]

Larva on Setaria [BK]


Chondrolepis nero Evans, 1937
Cameroons. See [About maps] Chondrolepis nero Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 140
Chondrolepis nero ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 56 (text)]; [AfrL]

Chondrolepis niveicornis (Plötz, 1883)
Cameroun - Ethiopia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Kenya. See [About maps] Snow Horned Skipper
Hesperia niveicornis Plötz, 1883; Stett. ent. Ztg 44 (1-3): 33
Pamphila murga Mabille, 1890; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (6) 10 : 31
Chondrolpeis niveicornis ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 56]
Chondrolepis niveicornis ; [BK: 424, pl. 62, f. 831]; [AfrL]

Larva on Imperata [BK]

Chondrolepis niveicornis niveicornis ; [AfrL]
C. n. pseudonero Berger, 1984
Chondrolepis niveicornis pseudonero ; [AfrL]

Chondrolepis obscurior de Jong, 1986
Chondrolepis obscurior ; [AfrL]

Chondrolepis similis de Jong, 1986
Chondrolepis similis ; [AfrL]

Chondrolepis telisignata (Butler, 1896)
E.Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi. See [About maps] Perichares telisignata Butler, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 : 133
Chondrolepis telisignata ; [BK: 424, pl. 62, f. 832]; [AfrL]

Larva on Setaria [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
[BK]
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index


Some related literature:
Butler, 1896
On a collection of Butterflies obtained by Mr. Richard Crawshay in Nyasa-land, between the months of January and April 1895b Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 : 108-136, pl. 6
Evans, 1937
A catalogue of the African Hesperiidae. British Museum Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 1-212, pl. 1-30
Heron, 1909
Ruwenzori Expedition Reports. 12. Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 19 : 141-178, pl. 5
Mabille, 1890
Voyage de M. Ch. Allaud dans le territoire d'Assinie (Afrique occidentale) en juillet et aout 1886. Lépidoptéres avec des notes sur quelques autres espéces d'Afrique Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (6) 10 : 17-51, 2pls
Mabille, 1904
Genera Insectorum. Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera. Fam. Hesperidae in Wytsman, Genera Insectorum 17 (A): 1-78 (1903), (B): 79-142 (1904), (C): 143-182 (1904), (D): 183-210 (1904)
Plötz, 1883
Die Hesperiinen -- Gattung Hesperia Aut. und ihre Arten. (3) & (4) Stett. ent. Ztg 44 (1-3): 26-64, (4-6): 195-233


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