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Osmodes Holland, 1892
Osmodes Holland, 1892; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 10 (58) : 291 et nota, TS: Hesperia laronia Hewitson
Osmodes Watson, 1893; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 (1) : 71, 78, TS: Hesperia laronia Hewitson
Osmodes (Hesperiinae) ; [BK, 420]; [AfrL]

Osmodes adon (Mabille, 1889)
Sierra Leone - Gabon. See [About maps] Pamphila adon Mabille, 1889; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1889 : 149
Osmodes adon ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 64]; Miller, 1971, Bull. Allyn Mus. 2: 5; [AfrL]

Osmodes adonia Evans, 1937
Osmodes adonia Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 113
Osmodes adonia ; [AfrL]

Osmodes adonides Miller, 1971
W.Africa. See [About maps] Osmodes adonides Miller, 1971; Bull. Allyn Mus. 2: 6, TL: Gabon, Kangwé, Ogové R.
Osmodes adonides ; [AfrL]

Osmodes adosus (Mabille, 1889)
Sierra Leone - Gabon. See [About maps] Pamphila adosus Mabille, 1889; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1889 : 149
Osmodes adosus ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 65]; [AfrL]

Osmodes banghaasi Holland, 1896
Osmodes banghaasi Holland, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 42
Osmodes banghaasi ; Miller, 1971, Bull. Allyn Mus. 2: 5
Osmodes banghaasii ; [AfrL]

Osmodes costatus Aurivillius, 1896
Cameroons. See [About maps] Osmodes costatus Aurivillius, 1896; Ent. Tidskr. 17 : 284
Osmodes cottoni Bethune-Baker, 1908; Ann. Mag. nat. hist. (8) 2 (12) : 479, TL: Makala
= ; [NHM]
Osmodes costatus ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 66]; [AfrL]

Osmodes distincta Holland, 1896
Gabon. See [About maps] Osmodes distincta Holland, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 43
Osmodes distinctus ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 65 (text)]
Osmodes distincta ; [AfrL]

Osmodes hollandi Evans, 1937
Osmodes hollandi Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 111
Osmodes hollandi ; [AfrL]

Osmodes laronia (Hewitson, 1868)
Liberia - W.Kenya. See [About maps] Hesperia laronia Hewitson, 1868; Descr. One Hundred new Spec. Hesp. (2): 35
Osmodes laronia ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 67, 68]; [BK: 420, pl. 62, f. 820]; [AfrL]

Osmodes lindseyi Miller, 1964
Cameroon. See [About maps] Osmodes lindseyi Miller, 1964; Trans. Am. ent. Soc. 89 : 292
Osmodes lindseyi ; [AfrL]
Osmodes lindseyi lindseyi ; [AfrL]
O. l. occidentalis Miller, 1971
Ghana, Liberia Osmodes lindseyi occidentalis Miller, 1971; Bull. Allyn Mus. 2: 6, TL: Ghana, Likpe; Liberia
Osmodes lindseyi occidentalis ; [AfrL]

Osmodes lux Holland, 1892
Congo, W.Africa. See [About maps] Osmodes lux Holland, 1892; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 10 (58) : 292, TL: Valley of the Ogové
Osmodes lux ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 69]; [AfrL]

?Osmodes maesseni Miller, 1971
Ghana. See [About maps] Osmodes maesseni Miller, 1971; Bull. Allyn Mus. 2: 6, TL: Ghana, Likpe

Osmodes minchini Evans, 1937
Osmodes minchini Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 111
Osmodes minchini ; [AfrL]

Osmodes omar Swinhoe, 1916
Uganda. See [About maps] Osmodes omar Swinhoe, 1916; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 18 (108) : 483, TL: Entebbe, Uganda
Osmodes omar ; [AfrL]

Osmodes thora (Plötz, 1884)
Liberia, W.Africa - Kenya, S.Sudan, Uganda. See [About maps] Plastingia thora Plötz, 1884; Stettin. ent. Zs. 45[?]: [?]
Osmodes thops Holland, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 43
Osmodes thops ; [BOW: pl. 130, f. 2]
Osmodes thora ; [BK: 420, pl. 62, f. 821]; [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
[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
Bethune-Baker, 1908
Descriptions of new Rhopalocera from the Upper Congo Ann. Mag. nat. hist. (8) 2 (12) : 469-482
Evans, 1937
A catalogue of the African Hesperiidae. British Museum Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 1-212, pl. 1-30
Hewitson, 1868
Descriptions of one Hundred new Species of Hesperidae. (2) Descr. One Hundred new Spec. Hesp. (2): [2] + pp. 25 (from sp. 7 hypaepa)-56
Holland, 1892
Descriptions of some new Species of African Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 10 (58) : 284-294
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
Mabille, 1889
[no title] Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1889 : ix-x,[9-10], : lxxxiv-lxxxv,[84-85], : xcix-c,[99-100], : cxlix-cl,[149-150], : clv-clvi,[155-156], : clxvii-clxix,[167-169], : clxxxiii-clxxxiv,[183-184]
Miller, 1964
A review of the genus Osmodes Holland (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) Trans. Am. ent. Soc. 89 : 277-304
Miller, 1971
Descriptions of new species and notes on other Hesperiidae of Africa Bull. Allyn Mus. 2
Swinhoe, 1916
New Species of Butterflies and Moths from Australia, Africa, and the Indo-Malayan Region Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 18 (108) : 480-490
Watson, 1893
A proposed classification of the Hesperiidae, with a revision of the genera Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 (1) : 3-133, pl. 1-3


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