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Netrobalane Mabille, 1903
Buff-tipped Skippers
Netrobalane Mabille, 1903; in Wytsman, Genera Insectorum 17 (A): 46, 76, TS: Caprona canopus Trimen
Netrobalane (Pyrginae) ; [BK, 400]; [AfrL]

Netrobalane canopus (Trimen, 1864)
savannnah (S.Africa - Kenya - Nigeria, S.Sudan). See [About maps] Buff-tipped Skipper
Caprona canopus Trimen, 1864; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 2 : 180
Netrobalane canopus ; [BOW: pl. 129, f. 63]; [BK: 401, pl. 58, f. 758]; [AfrL]

Larva on Grewia occidentalis, Dombeya cymosa, D. calantha, Pavonia macrophylla [PBSA], Pavonia, Hibiscus, Dombeya, Grewia [BK]

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[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.
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
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
Dickson, C.G.C (ed.), Kroon, D.M.; Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa; AD. DONKER 1978

Some related literature:
Mabille, 1903
Genera Insectorum. Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera. Fam. Hesperidae in Wytsman, Genera Insectorum 17 (A): 1-78 (1903), (B): 79-142 (1904), (C): 143-182 (1904), (D): 183-210 (1904)
Trimen, 1864
Descriptions of some New Species of Butterflies found in Southern Africa Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 2 : 175-180

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