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Gorgyra Holland, 1896
Gorgyra Holland, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 31, TS: Apaustus aburae Plötz
Gyrogra Lindsey & Miller, 1965; Mem. Amer. ent. Soc. 19 : 84, TS: Parnara subnotata Holland
Gyrogra (Hesperiinae) ; [AfrL]
Gorgyra (Hesperiinae) ; [BK, 414]; [AfrL]

Gorgyra aburae (Plötz, 1879)
Ghana - Gaboon. See [About maps] Apaustus aburae Plötz, 1879; Stettin Ent. Ztg 40 (7-9) : 359
Gorgyra aburae ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 20]; [AfrL]

Gorgyra afikpo Druce, 1909
Cameroons, Gabon. See [About maps] Gorgyra afikpo Druce, 1909; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1909 : 411, pl. 67, f. 6, TL: Afikpo, N.Nigeria
Gorgyra afikpo ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 21]; [AfrL]

Gorgyra aretina (Hewitson, 1878)
W.Africa - W.Kenya. See [About maps] Ceratrichia aretina Hewitson, 1878; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 1 (4) : 343, TL: Calabar
Gorgyra aretina ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 22]; [BK: 414, pl. 60, f. 801]; [AfrL]

Gorgyra bibulus Riley, 1929
Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria. See [About maps] Gorgyra bibulus ; [BK: 415, pl. 61, f. 805]; [AfrL]

Larva on Drypetes [BK]


Gorgyra bina Evans, 1937
Gorgyra bina ; [AfrL]

Gorgyra bule Miller, 1964
Gorgyra bule ; [AfrL]

Gorgyra diva Evans, 1937
coast inland to Usambara Mts. (Kenya, Tanzania). See [About maps] Gorgyra diva ; [BK: 415, pl. 61, f. 802]; [AfrL]

Larva on Brysocarpus [BK]


Gorgyra diversata Evans, 1937
?Gorgyra diversata Holland, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 46
Gorgyra diversata ; [AfrL]

Gorgyra heterochrus (Mabille, 1890)
Gorgyra heterochrus ; [AfrL]

Gorgyra johnstoni (Butler, 1894)
from (Mozambique, Zimbabwe) - to (Zaire, Kenya). See [About maps] Aeromachus? johnstoni Butler, 1894; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 673, TL: Mipa Stream, Mofwi
Gorgyra johnstoni ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 23]; [BK: 415, pl. 61, f. 804]; [AfrL]

Gorgyra kalinzu Evans, 1949
Gorgyra kalinzu ; [AfrL]

Gorgyra minima Holland, 1896
W.Africa - Congo, W.Tanzanina, Uganda, Kenya. See [About maps] Gorgyra minima ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 23 (text)]; [BK: 415, pl. 61, f. 803]; [AfrL]

Gorgyra mocquerysii Holland, 1896
W.Africa - Uganda. See [About maps] Gorgyra mocquerysii ; [BK: 499]; [AfrL]

Gorgyra pali Evans, 1937
Gorgyra pali ; [AfrL]

Gorgyra rubescens Holland, 1896
Cameroons. See [About maps] Gorgyra rubescens ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 24]; [AfrL]

Gorgyra sara Evans, 1937
Gorgyra sara ; [AfrL]

Gorgyra sola Evans, 1937
Gorgyra sola ; [AfrL]

Gorgyra subfacatus (Mabille, 1890)
Sierra Leone. See [About maps] Gorgyra subfacatus ; [AfrL]; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 25 (text)]

Gorgyra subflavidus Holland, 1896
Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya. See [About maps] Gorgyra subflavidus Holland, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 34
Gorgyra subflavida ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 22 (text)]
Gorgyra subflavidus ; [BK: 414, pl. 60, f. 800]; [AfrL]

Gorgyra vosseleri Grünberg, 1907
Gorgyra vosseleri ; [AfrL]

The "gyrogra" species-group

Gorgyra subnotata (Holland, 1894)
W.Africa. See [About maps] Parnara(?) subnotata Holland, 1894; Ent. News 5 (3) : 94
Gorgyra subnotata ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 25]
Gyrogra subnotata ; [AfrL]


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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:
Butler, 1894
On two collection of Lepidoptera sent by H. H. Johnston, Esq., C.B., from British Central Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 643-684, pl. 60 (1894)
Druce, 1909
On some New and Little-known Hesperiidae from Tropical West Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1909 : 406-413, pl. 67
Hewitson, 1878
Descriptions of twenty new Species of Hesperidae from his own Collection Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 1 (4) : 340-348
Holland, 1894
Some new and little-known African Hesperiidae Ent. News 5 (3) : 89-95, pl. 3
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
Lindsey & Miller, 1965
Superfamily Hesperoidea. in Fox, The Butteflies of Liberia Mem. Amer. ent. Soc. 19 : 1-438
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


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