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Eagris Guenée, 1862
Eagris Guenée, 1862; in Maillard, Notes Ile Réunion 2 (Lép.): 6, 19, TS: Thymele sabadius Boisduval
Tricosemeia Holland, 1892; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 10 (58) : 294, TS: Tricosemeia subolivescens Holland
Eagris (Pyrginae) ; [BK, 394]; [AfrL]

Eagris decastigma Mabille, 1891
Nigeria - W.Kenya. See [About maps] Eagris decastigma ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 1]; [AfrL]
Eagris decastigma decastigma ; [AfrL]
E. d. fuscosa (Holland, 1893)
Eagris decastigma fuscosa ; [AfrL]
E. d. purpura Evans, 1937
Eagris decastigma purpura ; [BK: 395, pl. 58, f. 738]; [AfrL]

Eagris denuba (Plötz, 1879)
Sierra Leone - Cameroons. See [About maps] Eagris denuba ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 2]; [AfrL]
Eagris denuba denuba ; [AfrL]
E. d. obliterata Carpenter, 1928
Eagris denuba obliterata ; [AfrL]

Eagris hereus (Druce, 1875)
Angola. See [About maps] Eagris hereus ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 3]; Miller, 1971, Bull. Allyn Mus. 2: 1; [AfrL]
Eagris hereus hereus ; [AfrL]
E. h. quaterna (Mabille, 1890)
Eagris hereus quaterna ; [AfrL]

Eagris lucetia (Hewitson, 1875)
Nigeria - Angola, W.Kenya, S.Sudan. See [About maps] Leucochitonea lucetia Hewitson, 1875; Ill. exot. Butts [5] (Leucochitonea II): [116], pl. [58], f. 21, TL: Angola
Eagris lucetia ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 4]; [BK: 394, pl. 57, f. 736]; [AfrL]

Larva on Allophylus [BK]


Eagris nottoana (Wallengren, 1857)
Natal - to (Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia). See [About maps] Pterygospidea nottoana Wallengren, 1857; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 54, TL: Caffraria
?phyllophyla (Trimen, 1883) (Nisoniades); Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1883 (4) : 362
?Eagris phyllophila[sic] ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 6]
Eagris nottoana ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 5]; [AfrL]

Larva on Grewia occidentalis, Dombeya cymosa, Scutia commersoni [PBSA]

Eagris nottoana nottoana ; [BK: 394, pl. 57, f. 737]; [AfrL]
E. n. knysna Evans, 1946
Eagris nottoana knysna Evans, 1946; Ann. Mag. Nat. hist. (11) 13: 643
Eagris nottoana knysna ; [AfrL]
E. n. smithii (Mabille, [1887])
Madagascar Tagiades smithii Mabille, [1887]; Hist. Madag. 18 (Lép. 1) : 354, TL: Madagascar?
Eagris nottoana smithii ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Eagris sabadius (Gray, 1832)
Malawi, Zimbabwe - Kenya, Uganda. See [About maps] Hesperia sabadius Gray, 1832; in Griffith, Cuvier's Anim. Kingdom 15: pl. 99, f. 2
Thymele sabadius Boisduval, 1833; Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 2 (2) : 211, pl. 9, f. 2 [?]
Eagris sabadius ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 7]; [BK: 394, pl. 57, f. 735]; [AfrL]

Larva on Rhus, Hibiscus, Grewia, Allophylus [BK]

Eagris sabadius sabadius ; [AfrL]
E. s. andracne (Boisduval, 1833)
Madagascar Eagris sabadius andracne ; [MadL]; [AfrL]
E. s. astoria Holland, 1896
Eagris astoria Holland, 1896; Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18 (1098) : 763
Eagris sabadius astoria ; [BK, 394]; [AfrL]
E. s. ochreana Lathy, 1901
Eagris sabadius ochreana ; [BK, 394]; [AfrL]
E. s. aldabranus Fryer, 1912
Eagris sabadius aldabranus ; [AfrL]
E. s. comorana Evans, 1937
Eagris sabadius comorana ; [AfrL]
E. s. maheta Evans, 1937
Eagris sabadius maheta ; [AfrL]
E. s. isabella Turlin, 1995
Mayotte? Eagris sabadius isabella ; [AfrL]

Eagris subalbida (Holland, 1893)
Eagris subalbida ; [AfrL]
Eagris subalbida subalbida ; [AfrL]
E. s. aurivillii (Neustetter, 1927)
Eagris subalbida aurivillii ; [AfrL]

Eagris tetrastigma (Mabille, 1891)
Rhodesia - Cameroons. See [About maps] Ceratrichia tetrastigma Mabille, 1891; Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 35 (16): lxv [65]
Tricosemeia subolivescens Holland, 1892; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 10 (58) : 292, TL: Matabele Land
Eagris tetrastigma ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 8]; [AfrL]
Eagris tetrastigma tetrastigma ; [AfrL]
E. t. subolivescens (Holland, 1892)
Eagris tetrastigma subolivescens ; [AfrL]

Eagris tigris Evans, 1937
Uganda. See [About maps] Eagris tigris ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 1 (text)]; [AfrL]
Eagris tigris tigris ; [AfrL]
E. t. kayonza Evans, 1956
Eagris tigris kayonza ; [AfrL]
E. t. liberti Collins & Larsen, 2005
Eagris tigris liberti ; [AfrL]


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Eagris epira Karsch, 1896; Ent. Nachr. 22 (24) : 372


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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
[MadL]
Lees, D.C., Kremen, C. and Raharitsimba, H. 2003; in S.M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar; Classification, Diversity and Endemism of the Butterflies (Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea): A Revised Species Checklist: : pp. 762-793; University of Chicago Press. 1709 pp.
[PBSA]
Dickson, C.G.C (ed.), Kroon, D.M.; Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa; AD. DONKER 1978


Some related literature:
Boisduval, 1833
[Mémoire sur les Lépidoptères de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice] Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 2 (2) : 149-270
Evans, 1946
Revisional notes on African Hesperiidae Ann. Mag. Nat. hist. (11) 13: 641-648
Hewitson, 1875
Illustrations of new species of exotic Butterflies selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson Ill. exot. Butts [5] : (Systematic Index) V, (Anteros): [1-2], pl. [1] (1867), (Erycina & Necyria): [3-4], pl. [2] (1870), (Erycina Symmachia &c): [5-6], pl. [3] (1875), (Necyria & Esthemopsis): [7-8], pl. [4] (1872), (Calydna): [9-10], pl. [5] (1854), (Calydna II): [11-12], pl. [6] (1859), (Theope): [13-14], pl. [7] (1860), (Symmachia): [15-16], pl. [8] (1867), (Symmachia & Charis II): [17-18], pl. [9] (1871), (Charis): [19-20], pl. [10] (1866), (Emesis): [21-22], pl. [11] (1872), (Nymphidium I): [23-24], pl. [12] (1853), (Nymphidium II-III): [25-28], pl. [13-14] (1865), (Nymphidium IV): [29-30], pl. [15] (1871), (Lemonias I): [31-32], pl. [16] (1853), (Lemonias II): [33-34], pl. [17] (1858), (Lemonias III-IV): [35-38], pl. [18-19] (1863), (Lemonias V): [39-40], pl. [20] (1872), (Lemonias & Baeotis): [41-42], pl. [21] (1875), (Lemonias & Baeotis): [43-44], pl. [22] (1874), (Pachythone & Cremna): [45-46], pl. [23] (1873), (Hades, Uraneis, &c): [47-48], pl. [24] (1870), (Limnas I-II): [49-52], pl. [25-26] (1853), (Limnas & Panara): [53-54], pl. [27] (1875), (Limnas &c): [55-56], pl. [28] (1876), (Limnas & Ithomeis): [57-58], pl. [29] (1870), (Chamaelimnas & Ithomiola): [59-60], pl. [30] (1871), (Hermathena &c): [61-62], pl. [31] (1875), (Ogyris): [63-64], pl. [32] (1853), (Pentila & Liptena): [65-66], pl. [33] (1866), (Pentila & Liptena II): [67-68], pl. [34] (1873), (Lycaena): [69-70], pl. [35] (1876), (Pyrrhopyga I-II): [71-74], pl. [36-37] (1857), (Pyrrhopyga): [75-76], pl. [38] (1869), (Pyrrhopyga II-III): [77-80], pl. [39-40] (1871), (Pyrrhopyga IV): [81-82], pl. [41] (1873), (Pyrrhopyga V & Erycides): [83-84], pl. [42] (1875), (Ismene I-II): [85-88], pl. [43-44] (1867), (Eudamus): [89-90], pl. [45] (1873), (Eudamus II-III): [91-94], pl. [46-47] (1875), (Chaetocneme): [95-96], pl. [48] (1874), (Hesperia I-II): [97-100], pl. [49-50] (1867), (Hesperia III): [101-102], pl. [51] (1868), (Hesperia IV): [103-104], pl. [52] (1869), (Hesperia V): [105-106], pl. [53] (1872), (Hesperia V*-VI): [107-110], pl. [54-55] (1873), (Hesperia VII): [111-112], pl. [56] (1876), (Leucochitonea): [113-114], pl. [57] (1869), (Leucochitonea II): [115-116], pl. [58] (1875), (Pterygospidea): [117-118], pl. [59] (1873), (Cyclopides): [119-120], pl. [60] (1874), (Cyclopides & Hesperilla): [121-122], pl. [61] (1874)
Holland, 1892
Descriptions of some new Species of African Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 10 (58) : 284-294
Holland, 1896
List of the Lepidoptera Collected in East Africa, 1894, by Mr. William Astor Chanler and Lieut. Ludwig von Höhnel Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18 (1098) : 741-767
Karsch, 1896
Aethiepische Hesperiiden Ent. Nachr. 22 (24) : 372-378
Mabille, [1887]
in Grandidier, Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar Hist. Madag. 18 (Lép. 1) : 1-364, pl. 1-55,2A,7A-B,9A,18A-B,25A,30A
Mabille, 1891
Description d'Hespérides nouvelles Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 35 (16): lix-lxxxviii,[59-88], (17): cvi-cxxi,[106-121], (18): clxviii-clxxxvii,[168-187]
Miller, 1971
Descriptions of new species and notes on other Hesperiidae of Africa Bull. Allyn Mus. 2
Trimen, 1883
Descriptions of twelve new species of South African Lepidoptera Rhopalocera Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1883 (4) : 347-363
Wallengren, 1857
Kafferlandets Dag-fjärilar, insamlade åren 1838-1845 af J. A. Wahlberg / Lepidoptera Rhopalocera in Terra Caffrorum annis 1838-1845 collecta a J. A. Wahlberg K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 1-55


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