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Sarangesa Moore, [1881]
Small Flats, Elfins
Sarangesa (Hesperiidae)Moore, [1881]; Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 176, TS: Sarangesa albicilia Moore
Sape Mabille, 1891; Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 35 (16): lxvii [67], TS: Sape lucidella Mabille
Tabrena Holland, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 10, TS: Sarangesa aurimargo Holland
Sarangesa (Pyrginae) ; [BK, 397]; [AfrL]

Sarangesa astrigera Butler, 1894
Rhodesia. See [About maps] Sarangesa astrigera Butler, 1894; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 669, TL: Zomba
Sarangesa astrigera ; [BOW: pl. 130, f. 29]; [AfrL]

Sarangesa aza Evans, 1951
Ethiopia, N.Tanzania. See [About maps] Sarangesa aza ; [BK: 499]; [AfrL]

Sarangesa bouvieri (Mabille, 1877)
Ghana - Uganda, W.Kenya. See [About maps] Sarangesa bouvieri ; [BK: 399, pl. 58, f. 754]; [AfrL]

Sarangesa brigida (Plötz, 1879)
Sierra Leone - Uganda, Kenya. See [About maps] Antigonus brigida Plötz, 1879; Stettin Ent. Ztg 40 (7-9) : 361
Sarangesa aurimargo Holland, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 10, pl. 4, f. 8
Sarangesa brigida ; [AfrL]
Sarangesa brigida brigida ; [AfrL]
S. b. atra Evans, 1937
Kenya, Uganda Sarangesa brigida atra Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 48
Sarangesa brigida atra ; [BK: 399, pl. 58, f. 755]; [AfrL]
S. b. sanaga Miller, 1964
Sarangesa brigida sanaga ; [AfrL]

Sarangesa gaerdesi Evans, 1949
South West Africa. See [About maps] Sarangesa gaerdesi Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 55
Sarangesa gaerdesi ; [AfrL]

Larva on Petalidium latifolium [PBSA]

Sarangesa gaerdesi gaerdesi ; [AfrL]
S. g. smithae Vári, 1976
South West Africa gaerdesi smithae Vári, 1976; Ann. Transv. Mus. 30 (13) : 122
Sarangesa gaerdesi smithae ; [AfrL]

Larva on Petalidium variabile


Sarangesa haplopa Swinhoe, 1907
Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, E.Zaire, W.Kenya. See [About maps] Sarangesa haplopa Swinhoe, 1907; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 20 (119) : 431, TL: E. Ruwenzori, 7000'
Sarangesa haplopa ; [BK: 398, pl. 58, f. 751]; [AfrL]

Larva on Justicia [BK]


Sarangesa laelius (Mabille, 1877)
W.Africa - W.Kenya, Zimbabwe. See [About maps] Sarangesa tristis Rebel, 1914; Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 269
= ; [NHM]
Sarangesa laelius ; [BOW: pl. 130, f. 32]; [BK: 397, pl. 58, f. 746]; [AfrL]

Sarangesa lucidella (Mabille, 1891)
Rhodesia - Kenya, Sudan. See [About maps] Marbled Elfin
Sape lucidella Mabille, 1891; Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 35 (16): lxvii [67]
Sarangesa ganyi Bethune-Baker, 1906; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 17 (97) : 109
Sarangesa lucidella ; [BOW: pl. 130, f. 33 (text)]; [AfrL]
Sarangesa lucidella lucidella ; [BK: 397, pl. 58, f. 747]; [AfrL]
S. l. helena Evans, 1947
Sarangesa lucidella helena ; [AfrL]

Sarangesa lunula Druce, 1910
Zaire. See [About maps] Sarangesa lunula Druce, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 (1) : 375, pl. 34, f. 10, TL: Upper Kasai distr., Congo Free State
Sarangesa lunula ; [AfrL]

Sarangesa maculata (Mabille, 1891)
Nigeria - Kenya - Mozambique. See [About maps] Sarangesa maculata ; [BK: 399, pl. 58, f. 752]; [AfrL]

Sarangesa majorella (Mabille, 1891)
-. See [About maps] Sarangesa majorella ; [AfrL]
S. m. exprompta Holland, 1894
Ghana, Abyssinia majorella exprompta Holland, 1894; Ent. News 5 (1) : 26
Sarangesa exprompta ; [BOW: pl. 130, pl. 30]
Sarangesa majorella exprompta ;

Sarangesa maxima Neave, 1910
Sarangesa maxima Neave, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 70
Sarangesa maxima ; [AfrL]

Sarangesa motozi (Wallengren, 1857)
Angola - Cape - Natal - to (Rhodesia, Botswana) - Kenya, Ethiopia. See [About maps] Elfin Skipper
Pterygospidea motozi Wallengren, 1857; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 53
Sarangesa motozi ; [BOW: pl. 130, f. 33]; [BK: 398, pl. 58, f. 750]; [AfrL]

Larva on Peristrophe hensii [PBSA], Barleria, Justicia, Peristrophe [BK]


Sarangesa motozioides Holland, 1892
W.Africa. See [About maps] Sarangesa motozioides Holland, 1892; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 10 (58) : 288, TL: Valley of the Ogové
Sarangesa motozioides ; [AfrL]

Sarangesa pandaensis Joicey & Talbot, 1921
Rhodesia. See [About maps] Sarangesa pandaensis Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 101, pl. 16, f. 97, TL: Panda River, Lufira Valley
Sarangesa pandaensis ; [BOW: pl. 130, f. 29 (text)]; [AfrL]
Sarangesa pandaensis pandaensis ; [AfrL]
S. p. deningi Evans, 1956
Sarangesa pandaensis deningi ; [AfrL]

Sarangesa penningtoni Evans, 1951
Sarangesa penningtoni ; [AfrL]

Sarangesa phidyle (Walker, 1870)
Botswana, South West Africa, S.Arabia, Sudan. See [About maps] Orange Flat Small Elfin
Cyclopides phidyle Walker, 1870; Entomologist 5 (76): 56
eliminata Holland, 1896; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1896 (1) : 9
Sarangesa eliminata ; [BOW: pl. 130, pl. 32 (text)]
Sarangesa phidyle ; [BOW: pl. 130, f. 34]; [BK: 398, pl. 58, f. 748]; [AfrL]

Larva on Peristrophe hensii [PBSA], Barleria, Peristrophe [BK]


Sarangesa princei Karsch, 1896
Kenya, Tanzania. See [About maps] Sarangesa princei Karsch, 1896; Ent. Nachr. 22 (24) : 373, TL: Kenya?, Janke Janka
Sarangesa princei ; [BK: 397, pl. 58, f. 745]; [AfrL]

Sarangesa ruona Evans, 1937
Rhodesia, Transvaal. See [About maps] Sarangesa ruona Evans, 1937; Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 45
Sarangesa ruona ; [AfrL]

Sarangesa seineri Strand, 1909
Natal, Transvaal, Botswana, Rhodesia - Kenya, Zaire. See [About maps] Dusted Elfin
Sarangesa seineri Strand, 1909; Archiv Naturg. 75 (1) : 383
Saranges seineri ; [BOW: pl. 130, f. 35]
Sarangesa seineri ; [AfrL]
Sarangesa seineri seineri ; [BK: 398, pl. 58, f. 749]; [AfrL]
S. s. durbana Evans, 1937
Natal Sarangesa seineri durbana ; [AfrL]
Moçambique, Rhodesia, South West Africa

Sarangesa tertullianus (Fabricius, 1793)
Liberia - Gabon. See [About maps] Hesperia tertullianus Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 341
Pterygospidea grisea Hewitson, 1878; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 1 (4) : 344, TL: Gaboon
Sarangesa grisea ; [BOW: pl. 130, f. 31]
Sarangesa tertullianus ; [AfrL]

Sarangesa thecla (Plötz, 1879)
Sierra Leone - Uganda, W.Kenya?. See [About maps] thecla (Plötz, 1879) (Antigonus); Stettin Ent. Ztg 40 (7-9) : 361
Sarangesa thecla ; [AfrL]
Sarangesa thecla thecla ; [AfrL]
S. t. mabira Evans, 1956
Sarangesa thecla mabira ; [BK: 399, pl. 58, f. 753]; [AfrL]

Sarangesa tricerata (Mabille, 1891)
Sierra Leone, Nigeria. See [About maps] Sarangesa tricerata ; [BOW: pl. 130, f. 36]; [AfrL]
Sarangesa tricerata tricerata ; [AfrL]
S. t. compacta Evans, 1951
Sarangesa tricerata compacta ; [AfrL]

 

Sarangesa dasahara Moore, [1866]
Ceylon, S.India - Bombay - Madhya Pradesh, Kangra - Assam, Burma, Lucknow. See [About maps] Common Small Flat
Sarangesa dasahara Moore, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 787, TL: Bengal
?Nisoniades dasahara Moore, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 787, TL: Bengal
Sarangesa dasahara dasahara, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Sarangesa dasahara ; [BOW: pl. 188, f. 38]; [MRS, 711]
NW.Himalaya - Burma, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, S.Yunnan Hesperia philippus Mabille, 1883; REF#: lxxvi, TL: "Brazil"
Sarangesa dasahara dasahara ; Inoue & Kawazoe, 1965, Tyô to Ga 15 (4) : 84, f. 25-26; [BMP: 341, pl. 53, f. 12]; Huang & Xue, 2004, Neue Ent. Nachr. 57: 145 (name)
S. d. albicilia Moore, [1881]
Sarangesa albicilia Moore, [1881]; Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 176, pl. 68, f. 5, 5a
S. d. davidsoni Swinhoe, 1912

Sarangesa purendra Moore, 1882
N.Kanara - Sind, Madhya Pradesh, Kangra - Kumaon. See [About maps] Spotted Small Flat
Sarangesa purendra Moore, 1882; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1882 (1) : 262
Pyrgus? purendra Moore, [1858]; in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy 1 : 250 (nom. nud.?)
Sarangesa purendra ; [BIR, 464]

Sarangesa sati de Nicéville, 1891
Kutch Tiny Flat
Sarangesa sati de Nicéville, 1891; J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 6 (3) : 391, pl. G, f. 37, TL: Kutch; Rajputana
= ?Sarangesa purendra ;
sati ; [BIR, 464]


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Sarangesa helmi Karsch, 1896; Ent. Nachr. 22 (24) : 373


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References:
[AJA]
African Journal Archive
[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
[BIR]
Wynter-Blyth, 1957; Butterflies of the Indian Region; (1982 Reprint)
[BK]
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
[BMP]
Eliot (Ed.), Corbet & Pendlebury, 1992; The Butterflies of The Malay Peninsula; 4th edition; ISBN 983-9681-05-2
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[CiNii]
http://ci.nii.ac.jp/
[MRS]
Chou Io (Ed.); Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium, 1-2
[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
[Yutaka Inayoshi]
A Check List of Butterflies in Indo-China; Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM


Some related literature:
Bethune-Baker, 1906
Descriptions of some new African Butterflies Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 17 (97) : 104-110
Butler, 1894
On two collection of Lepidoptera sent by H. H. Johnston, Esq., C.B., from British Central Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 643-684, pl. 60 (1894)
de Nicéville, 1891
On new and little-known butterflies from the Indo-Malayan region J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 6 (3) : 341-398, pl. F-G
Druce, 1910
Descriptions of new Lycaenidae and Hesperiidae from Tropical West Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 (1) : 356-378, pl. 33-35
Evans, 1937
A catalogue of the African Hesperiidae. British Museum Cat. African Hesp. Brit. Mus. : 1-212, pl. 1-30
Evans, 1949
A catalogue of the Hesperiidae from Europe, Asia and Australia in the British Museum Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 1-502, pl. 1-53
Hewitson, 1878
Descriptions of twenty new Species of Hesperidae from his own Collection Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 1 (4) : 340-348
Holland, 1892
Descriptions of some new Species of African Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 10 (58) : 284-294
Holland, 1894
African Hesperiidae Ent. News 5 (1) : 26-31, pl. 1
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
Huang & Xue, 2004
A Contribution to the Butterfly Fauna of Southern Yunnan Neue Ent. Nachr. 57: 135-154, pl. 11
Inoue & Kawazoe, 1965
Hesperiid butterflies from South Vietnam (2) Tyô to Ga 15 (4) : 84-105
Joicey & Talbot, 1921
New Lepidoptera Collected by Mr. T. A. Barns, in East Central Africa. New Forms of Rhopalocera Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 44-118, pl. 5-16
Karsch, 1896
Aethiepische Hesperiiden Ent. Nachr. 22 (24) : 372-378
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]
Moore, [1858]
A Catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy 1: : 1-278, pl. 1-12,1a,2a,3a,4a,5a,6a
Moore, [1866]
On the Lepidopterous Insects of Bengal Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 755-823, pl. 41-43
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)
Moore, 1882
List of the Lepidoptera collected by the Rev. J.H. Hocking, chiefly in the Kangra Discrict, N.W Hiamalaya; with Descriptions of new Genera and Species Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1882 (1) : 234-263, pl. 11-12
Neave, 1910
Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 2-86, pl. 1-3
Plötz, 1879
Verzeichniss de vom verstobenen Prof. Dr. R. Bucholtz in West-Africa -- beim Meerbusen von Guinea -- gesammelten Hesperien Stettin Ent. Ztg 40 (7-9) : 353-364
Rebel, 1914
Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Expedition R. Grauernach. Zentralafrika. 1909-1911. Lepidoptera Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 219-294, pl. 17-24
Strand, 1909
Schmetterlinge aus dem Sambesi-Gebiet, gesammelt und dem Berliner Museum geschenkt von Herrn Franz Seiner Archiv Naturg. 75 (1) : 375-386
Swinhoe, 1907
New Species of African and Indo-Malayan Hesperiidae Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 20 (119) : 430-436
Vári, 1976
South African Lepidoptera 7. Descriptions and notes of new taxa of Rhopalocera Ann. Transv. Mus. 30 (13) : 121-144, pl. 13-17
Walker, 1870
A list of the Butterflies collected by J.K. Lord Esq. in Egypt, along the African shore of the Red Sea, and in Arabia; with descriptions of the Species new to Science Entomologist 5 (76): 48-57, (80-81): 123-134, (82): 151-155
Wallengren, 1857
Kafferlandets Dag-fjärilar, insamlade ĺren 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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