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Fresna Evans, 1937
Acraea Skippers
Fresna Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 164, TS: Hesperia netopha Hewitson
Fresna (Hesperiinae) ; [BK, 429]; [AfrL]

Fresna carlo Evans, 1937
Fresna carlo ; [AfrL]

Fresna cojo (Karsch, 1893)
Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Kenya. See [About maps] Fresna cojo ; [BK: 430, pl. 63, f. 850]; [AfrL]

Fresna jacquelinae Collins & Larsen, 2003
Fresna jacquelinae ; [AfrL]

Fresna maesseni Miller, 1971
Ghana. See [About maps] Fresna maesseni Miller, 1971; Bull. Allyn Mus. 2: 9, TL: Ghana, Likpe
Fresna maesseni ; [AfrL]

Fresna netopha (Hewitson, 1878)
from (Sierra Leone - Angola) - W.Kenya. See [About maps] Yellow Acraea Skipper
Hesperia netopha Hewitson, 1878; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 1 (4) : 345, TL: West Africa
Fresna netopha ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 12]; [BK: 430, pl. 63, f. 848]; [AfrL]

Larva on Paullinia [BK]


Fresna nyassae (Hewitson, 1878)
from (Ghana - Kenya) - S.Africa. See [About maps] Variegated Acraea Skipper
Hesperia nyassae Hewitson, 1878; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 1 (4) : 345, TL: Nyassa
Parnara nyassae ennuari Riley, 1921; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1921: 257
Fresna nyassae ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 13]; [BK: 430, pl. 63, f. 849]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia [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
[FLNHM]
Florida Museum of Natural History ; Bulletin of the Allyn Museum


Some related literature:
Evans, 1937
A catalogue of the African Hesperiidae. British Museum Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 1-212, pl. 1-30
Hewitson, 1878
Descriptions of twenty new Species of Hesperidae from his own Collection Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 1 (4) : 340-348
Miller, 1971
Descriptions of new species and notes on other Hesperiidae of Africa Bull. Allyn Mus. 2


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