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Gamia Holland, 1896
Gamia Holland, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 84, TS: Proteides galua Holland
Gamia (Hesperiinae) ; [BK, 425]; [AfrL]

Gamia abri Miller & Collins, 1997
Gamia abri ; [AfrL]

Gamia buchholzi (Plötz, 1879)
Ghana - Uganda, W.Kenya. See [About maps] Hesperia buchholzi Plötz, 1879; Stettin Ent. Ztg 40 (7-9) : 354, TL: Aburi
Gamia buchholzi ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 18]; [BK: 425, pl. 62, f. 836]; [AfrL]

Larva on Raphia?, Phoenix?, Borassus?, Dracaena [BK, 499]


Gamia shelleyi (Sharpe, 1890)
W.Africa - Kenya, Tanzania. See [About maps] Proteides shelleyi Sharpe, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (34) : 349, TL: Fantee
Proteides galua Holland, 1891; Ent. News 2 (1) : 3
?Artitropa shelleyi ; [BOW: pl. 128, f. 18]
Gamia shelleyi ; [BK: 426, pl. 62, f. 837]; [AfrL]

Larva on Dracaena [BK, 499]



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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


Some related literature:
Holland, 1891
Descriptions of new species of African Hesperidae Ent. News 2 (1) : 3-6
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
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
Sharpe, 1890
Descriptions of some new Species of African Butterflies in the Collection of Captain G. E. Shelley Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (34) : 346-350


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