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Gomalia Moore, 1879
Gomalia Moore, 1879; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1879 (1) : 144, TS: Gomalia albofasciata Moore
Gomalia (Hesperiidae) ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 183
Gomalia (Pyrginae) ; [BK, 407]; [AfrL]

Gomalia elma (Trimen, 1862)
Cape, Orange Free State, Botswana, Rhodesia, Moçambique, Africa, S.Arabia, Ceylon, India, Baluchistan. See [About maps] Pyrgus elma Trimen, 1862; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1 (3) : 288
Gomalia elma ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 19]; [AfrL]

Larva on Abutilon indicum, A. sonneratianum [PBSA]

Africa African Marbled Skipper African Mallow Skipper
Gomalia elma elma ; [BK: 407, pl. 59, f. 780]; [AfrL]
G. e. albofasciata Moore, 1879
India, Ceylon Gomalia albofasciata Moore, 1879; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1879 (1) : 144
Gomalia albofasciata ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 183, pl. 71, f. 7; [BOW: pl. 186, f. 28]


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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
[PBSA]
Dickson, C.G.C (ed.), Kroon, D.M.; Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa; AD. DONKER 1978


Some related literature:
Moore, 1879
Descriptions of new Asiatic Diurnal Lepidoptera Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1879 (1) : 136-144
Moore, [1881]
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 1-40, pl. 1-18 (Dec 1880), (2): 41-80, pl. 19-36 (Jan 1881), (3): 81-136, pl. 37-54 (Jun 1881), (4): 137-190, pl. 55-71 (Dec 1881)
Trimen, 1862
On some New Species of South African Butterflies Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1 (3) : 279-291


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