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Eretis Mabille, 1891
Elfs, Small Flats
Eretis Mabille, 1891; Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 35 (16): 71, TS: Eretis melania Mabille
Erites ; Watson, 1893, Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 (1) : 48 (missp.)
Eretis (Pyrginae) ; [BK, 395]; [AfrL]

Eretis buamba Evans, 1937
Eretis buamba ; [AfrL]

Eretis camerona Evans, 1937
Eretis camerona ; [AfrL]

Eretis djaelaelae (Wallengren, 1857)
Somalia - S.Africa - Angola, Abyssinia. See [About maps] Pterygospidea djaelaelae Wallengren, 1857; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 54
Eretis djaelaelae f. punctigera Mabille & Boullet, 1916; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1916 : 247
Eretis djaelaelae ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 9]; [AfrL]

Larva on Phaulopsis imbricata, Chaetacanthus setiger, Dyschoriste sp., Justicia sp. [PBSA]


Eretis herewardi Riley, 1921
-. See [About maps] Eretis herewardi ; [AfrL]
E. h. herewardi Riley, 1921
Eretis rotundimacula herewardi ; [BK: 396]
Eretis herewardi herewardi ; [AfrL]
Angola - W.Kenya Eretis lugens ab. rotundimacula Mabille & Boullet, 1916; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1916 : 247, TL: Zanzibar; Angola
Eretis herewardi rotundimacula ; [AfrL]

Eretis lugens (Rogenhofer, 1891)
Sierra Leone - Tanzania, Ethiopia. See [About maps] Eretis lugens ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 10]; [BK: 396, pl. 58, f. 741]; [AfrL]

Larva on Asystasia, Barleria, Justicia [BK]


Eretis melania Mabille, 1891
Moçambique, Rhodesia, Guinea - Angola, Tanzania, Kenya, S.Sudan. See [About maps] Eretis melania Mabille, 1891; Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 35 (16): 71
Sarangesa perpaupera Holland, 1892; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 10 (58) : 288, TL: Valle of the Ogové
= ; [NHM]
Eretis melania ; [BK: 396, pl. 58, f. 742]; [AfrL]

Eretis mitiana Evans, 1937
W.Kenya, Uganda. See [About maps] Eretis mitiana ; [BK: 396, pl. 58, f. 743]; [AfrL]

Eretis mixta Evans, 1937
Eretis mixta ; [AfrL]

Eretis plistonicus (Plötz, 1879)
Eretis plistonicus ; [AfrL]

Eretis umbra (Trimen, 1862)
South Africa - E.Africa, Uganda. See [About maps] Nisoniades umbra Trimen, 1862; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1 (3) : 289
Eretis umbra ; [AfrL]

Larva on Chaetacanthus setiger [PBSA], Phaulopsis, Dyschoriste, Chaetacanthus, Justicia, Asystasia [BK]

Eretis umbra umbra ; [AfrL]
E. u. nox Neave, 1910
Rhodesia, Moçambique Eretis umbra nox Neave, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 71
Eretis umbra nox ; [AfrL]
E. u. maculifera Mabille & Boullet, 1916
Eretis djaelaelae var. maculifera Mabille & Boullet, 1916; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1916 : 246, TL: E.Africa
Eretis umbra maculifera ; [BK: 395, pl. 58, f. 739]; [AfrL]

Eretis vaga Evans, 1937
Nigeria, Cameroun, Uganda, W.Kenya. See [About maps] Eretis vaga ; [BK: 397, pl. 58, f. 744]; [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
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[PBSA]
Dickson, C.G.C (ed.), Kroon, D.M.; Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa; AD. DONKER 1978


Some related literature:
Holland, 1892
Descriptions of some new Species of African Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 10 (58) : 284-294
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]
Mabille & Boullet, 1916
Description d'Hesperides nouveaux Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1916 : 243-247,320-325
Neave, 1910
Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 2-86, pl. 1-3
Trimen, 1862
On some New Species of South African Butterflies Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1 (3) : 279-291
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
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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