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Cupidesthes Aurivillius, 1895
Cupidesthes Aurivillius, 1895; Ent. Tidskr. 16 : 215, TS: Cupidesthes robusta Aurivillius
= Anthene ; Heath, Newport & Hancock, 2001, The Butterflies of Zambia:
Cupidesthes ; Bethune-Baker, 1910, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 4
Cupidesthes (Lycaenesthini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 442; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes robusta Aurivillius, 1895
Cameroun, Congo Republic. See [About maps] Cupidesthes robusta Aurivillius, 1895; Ent. Tidskr. 16 : 215, TL: Kitta
Cupidesthes robusta ; Bethune-Baker, 1910, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 7, pl. 1, f. 3; [BAFR, 535 (text)]
Anthene robusta ; [EBW, (name)]
Cupidesthes robusta ; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes voltae (Sharpe, 1890)
Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Uganda?. See [About maps] Lycaenesthes voltae Sharpe, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (31) : 105, TL: Volta River
Lycaenesthes voltae ; Crowley, 1890, Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1890 : 555, pl. 18, f. 6
Cupidesthes voltae ; Bethune-Baker, 1910, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 7, pl. 1, f. 1, pl. 4, f. 1; [BAFR, 536]
Anthene voltae ; [BOW: pl. 120, f. 17]

Cupidesthes arescopa Bethune-Baker, 1910
-. See [About maps] Cupidesthes arescopa Bethune-Baker, 1910; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 9, pl. 1, f. 2, pl. 4, f. 2, TL: Bitje, Ja River, Cameroons
Anthene arescopa ; [BOW: pl. 119, f. 25-26]
Cupidesthes arescopa ; [AfrL]
Liberia - Cameroun, Gabon, Congo Republic Cupidesthes arescopa arescopa ; [BAFR, 536]; [AfrL]
C. a. orientalis (Stempffer, 1962)
Uganda, E.Zaire Cupidesthes arescopa orientalis ; [BAFR, 536]; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes thyrsis (Kirby, 1878)
Fernando Póo, Gabon, Congo Republic, Zaire. See [About maps] Lycaenesthes thyrsis Kirby, 1878; in Hewitson, Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (8): 224, pl. 92, f. 42-44, TL: Gaboon; Fernando Po
Cupidesthes thyrsis ; Bethune-Baker, 1910, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 10, pl. 4, f. 3; [BAFR, 536]
Anthene thyrsis ; [BOW: pl. 120, f. 15-16]
Cupidesthes thyrsis ; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes caerulea Jackson, 1966
Cameroun, Congo Republic. See [About maps] Cupidesthes caerulea ; [BAFR, 536]; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes lithas (Druce, 1890)
Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana. See [About maps] Lycaenesthes lithas Druce, 1890; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 5 (25) : 24, TL: W.Africa, Addah
Anthene lithas f. unicolor Aurivillius²; [BOW: pl. 120, f. 15 (text)]
Lycaenesthes lithas ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894, Rhop. Exot. [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 110, pl. 24, f. 3-6
Cupidesthes lithas ; Bethune-Baker, 1910, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 11, pl. 4, f. 4; [BAFR, 536]
Anthene lithas ; [BOW: pl. 120, f. 15 (text only)]
Cupidesthes lithas ; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes paralithas Bethune-Baker, 1926
Cameroun, S.Nigeria, Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Cupidesthes paralithas ; [BAFR, 536]; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes jacksoni Stempffer, 1969
S.Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Cupidesthes jacksoni Stempffer, 1969; , TL: Ganoa, southern Ivory Coast
Cupidesthes jacksoni ; [BAFR, 536 (text)]; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes paludicola (Holland, 1891)
Gabon, Ivory Coast. See [About maps] paludicola (Holland, 1891); Psyche 6 : 52
Lycaenesthes brunneus Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1893; Rhop. Exot. [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 106, pl. 23, f. 13-14
= ; Clench, 1963, Entomol. News 74: (43-49)
Cupidesthes brunneus ; Bethune-Baker, 1910, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 13
Cupidesthes paludicola ; [BAFR, 536 (text)]; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes leonina (Bethune-Baker, 1903)
Sierra Leone - Cameroun, Zaire, Uganda. See [About maps] Lycaenesthes leonina Bethune-Baker, 1903; Ann. nat. hist. (7) 12 : 333
Cupidesthes leonina ; Bethune-Baker, 1910, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 12; [BAFR, 536]; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes mimetica (Druce, 1910)
Cameroun. See [About maps] Lycaenesthes mimetica Druce, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 (1) : 373, pl. 34, f. 11, TL: Bitje, Ja river, Cameroons
Cupidesthes mimetica ; Bethune-Baker, 1910, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 13; [BAFR, 537]; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes ysobelae Jackson, 1966
Uganda, E.Zaire, SW.Tanzania (Mpanda). See [About maps] Cupidesthes ysobelae Jackson, 1966; , TL: Sesse Is., Lake Victoria
Cupidesthes ysobelae ; [BAFR, 537]; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes cuprifascia Joicey & Talbot, 1921
Congo Republic, W.Zaire (to Ituri R.). See [About maps] Cupidesthes cuprifascia Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 95, TL: Bafwasende, Upper Congo
Cupidesthes cuprifascia ; [BAFR, 537]; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes vidua Talbot, 1929
Angola. See [About maps] Cupidesthes vidua ; [BAFR, 537]; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes albida (Aurivillius, 1923)
West Africa Cupidesthes albida ; [BAFR, 537 (text)]; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes minor Joicey & Talbot, 1921
NE.Zaire (Ayakuri, Ituri R.). See [About maps] Cupidesthes minor Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 95, pl. 15, f. 82-83, TL: Avakubi, Ituri River
Cupidesthes minor ; [BAFR, 537]; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes eliasi Congdon, Kielland & Collins, 1998
Cupidesthes eliasi ; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes pungusei Collins & Larsen, 2005
Cupidesthes pungusei ; [AfrL]

Cupidesthes salvatoris Belcastro & Larsen, 2005
Cupidesthes salvatoris ; [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
[BAFR]
D'Abrera, 1980; Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Aurivillius, 1895
Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfaun von Kamerun. 2. Tagfalter Ent. Tidskr. 16 : 195-220, : 255-268
Bethune-Baker, 1903
On new Species of Lycaenidae from West Africa Ann. nat. hist. (7) 12 : 324-334
Bethune-Baker, 1910
A revision of the African species of Lycaenesthes group of the Lycaenidae Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 1-84, pl. 1-13
Clench, 1963
Further notes on west African Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera) Entomol. News 74: 43-49
Crowley, 1890
On some new species of African diurnal Lepidoptera Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1890 : 551-556, pl. 17-18
Druce, 1890
Descriptions of twelve new Species of Lycaenidae from West Africa, and one from the Solomon Islands, in the Collection of Herbert Druce Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 5 (25) : 24-31
Druce, 1910
Descriptions of new Lycaenidae and Hesperiidae from Tropical West Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 (1) : 356-378, pl. 33-35
Eliot, 1973
The higher classification of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera): a tentative Arrangement Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 373-505, 162fgs, pl. 1-6
Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1893; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894
Rhopalocera Exotica, being Illustrations of New, Rare, and Unfigured Species of Butterflies Rhop. Exot. [1] 1: (Ornithoptera) 1-2, pl. 1 (1887), [1] 2: (Ornithoptera) 3-4, pl. 2 (1892), [1] 3: (Ornithoptera) [5-6] 1-2, pl. 3 (1900), [1] 3: (Ornithoptera) 7-8, pl. 4 (1901), [1] 1: (Papilio) 1-2, pl. 1 (1887), [1] 1: (Papilio) 3-5,7-14, pl. 2-6 (1888), [1] 1: (Papilio) 15-20, pl. 7-9 (1890), [1] 1: (Papilio) 21-25, pl. 10-11 (1891), [1] 2: (Papilio) 27-31, pl. 12-13 (1893), [1] 2: (Papilio) 33-35, pl. 14 (1894), [1] 2: (Papilio) 37-38, pl. 15 (1895), [1] 2: (Papilio) 39-40, pl. 16 (1897), [1] 3: (Papilio) 41-46, pl. 17-19 (1899), [1] 3: (Papilio) 47-48, pl. 20 (1900), [1] 3: (Papilio) 49-50, pl. 21 (1901), [1] 3: (Papilio) 51-55, pl. 22-23 (1902), [1] 1: (Delias) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [1] 2: (Delias) 5-7, 9-11, pl. 2-3 (1893), [1] 2: (Delias) 12-18, pl. 4-5 (1895), [1] 2: (Delias) 20-22, pl. 6 (1896), [1] 3: (Delias) 24-26, pl. 7 (1897), [1] 3: (Delias) 28-35, pl. 8-9 (1901), [1] 3: (Delias) 36-38, pl. 10 (1902), [1] 1: (Pieridae) 1-3, pl. 1 (1888), [1] 2: (Pinacopteryx) 1-4, pl. 1 (1893), [1] 1: (Callosune) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [1] 3: (Huphina) 1-7, pl. 1-2 (1898), [1] 3: (Huphina) [8],9-10, pl. 3 (1899), [1] 1: (Elodina) 1-4, pl. 1 (1890), [1] 1: (Belenois) 1-4, pl. 1 (1892), [1] 2: (Belenois) 5-8, pl. 2 (1892), [1] 3: (Mylothris) 1-3, 5-7, pl. 1-2 (1900), [1] 1: (Ixias) 1-3, pl. 1 (1888), [1] 2: (Appias) 1-3, pl. 1 (1894), [1] 1: (Pierinae) 5-7, pl. 2 (1889), [1] 2: (Dismorphia) 1-4, pl. 1 (1896), [1] 2: (Dismorphia) 5-9, 11-15, pl. 2-3 (1897), [2] 1: (Asthipa) 1-3, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 2: (Asthipa) 5-6, pl. 2 (1896), [2] 2: (Ravadeba) 7, pl. 1 (1896), [2] 2: (Mycalesis) 1-4, pl. 1 (1895), [2] 2: (Mycalesis) 5-12, pl. 2-3 (1896), [2] 3: (Mycalesis) 13-18, pl. 4-5 (1902), [2] 3: (Libythea) 1-2, pl. 1 (1902), : (Ragadia-Argyronympha-Hypocysta) : 1-6, pl. [1] (1895), [2] 2: (Pedaliodes) 1-5, pl. 1 (1893), [2] 2: (Pedaliodes) 7-9, pl. 2 (1894), [2] 2: (Pedaliodes) 10-14, pl. 3 (1895), [2] 3: (Pedaliodes) 15-20, pl. 4-5, (Oxeoschistus) 1 (1900), [2] 3: (Pronophila) 1-2, pl. 1, (Oxeoschistus) 2-3, pl. 1 (1900), [2] 2: (Elymnias) 1-4, pl. 1 (1896), [2] 3: (Elymnias) 5-6, pl. 2, (Bruasa) 6-7, pl. 1 (1897), [2] 1: (Morpho) 1-2, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 3: (Morphotenaris-Hyantis) 1-3, pl. [1] (1898), [2] 2: (Tenaris) 1-3, 5-7, pl. 1-2 (1894), [2] 2: (Tenaris) 9-11, pl. 3 (1895), [2] 2: (Tenaris) 13-15, pl. 4 (1896), [2] 3: (Tenaris) 17-18, pl. 5 (1898), [2] 1: (Heliconius) 1-3, pl. 1 (1892), [2] 1: (Acraea) 1-6, pl. 1-2 (1889), [2] 1: (Acraea) 7-10, pl. 3 (1892), [2] 2: (Acraea) 11-14, pl. 4 (1892), [2] 2: (Acraea) 15-18, pl. 5 (1894), [2] 3: (Acraea) 19-29, pl. 6-8, (Planema) 29-30, pl. [1] (1901), [2] 1: (Cethosia) 1-2, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 3: (Cirrhochroa) 1, pl. [1], (Cupha) 2-4, pl. [1] (1898), [2] 2: (Terinos) 1-2, pl. 1 (1894), [2] 1: (Thaleropis) 1-3, pl. 1 (1891), [2] 2: (Doleschallia) 1-3,5-7, pl. 1-2 (1893), [2] 2: (Kallima) 1-3, pl. 1 (1892), [2] 1: (Hypolimnas) 1-2, pl. 1 (1891), [2] 3: (Hypolimnas) 3-4, pl. 2 (1897), [2] 3: (Hypolimnas) 5-6, pl. 3 (1898), [2] 1: (Euxanthe) 1-3, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 1: (Hestina) 1-3, pl. 1 (1891), [2] 1: (Cymothoe) 1-4, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 3: (Limenitis) 1-3, pl. 1 (1899), [2] 2: (Neptis) 1-4, pl. 1 (1895), [2] 3: (Neptis) 5-11, pl. 2-3 (1899), [2] 3: (Neptis) 13-17, pl. 4-5 (1900), [2] 1: (Euthalia-Tanaecia) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 1: (Euthalia) 5-10, pl. 2-3 (1891), [2] 2: (Euthalia) 11-14, pl. 4 (1894), [2] 3: (Euthalia) 15, pl. 5, (Dichorragia) 16, pl. 1 (1898), [2] 1: (Apatura) 1-3, pl. 1 (1892), [2] 1: (Euphaedra) 1-2, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 1: (Euryphene) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 1: (Charaxes) 1-2,[3-4] pl. 1-2 (1887), [2] 1: (Charaxes) [5], pl. 3 (1888), [2] 1: (Charaxes) 7-9, pl. 4 (1890), [2] 1: (Charaxes) 11-13, pl. 5 (1891), [2] 1: (Mynes) 1-2, pl. 1 (1888), [2] 2: (Mynes) 3-6, pl. 2 (1894), [2] 2: (Prothoe) 1-2, pl. 1 (1896), [3] 3: (Erycinidae) 1-10, pl. 1-2 (1902), [3] 2: (Dicallaneura-etc) 1-6, pl. 1 (1897), [3] 3: (Dicallaneura-etc) 7-11, pl. 2 (1901), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 1-4,[5-9] 1-5, pl. 1-2 (1887), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 11-17, 19-22, pl. 3-5 (1888), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 23-25, 27-29, 31-33, pl. 6-8 (1889), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 35-48, pl. 9-11 (1890), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 49-51,53-64, pl. 12-15 (1891), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 65-68, pl. 16 (1892), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) [69-72] 57-60, pl. 17 (1892), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) [73-77] 61-65,79-84, pl. 18-19 (1892), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 85-107, pl. 20-23 (1893), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 109-120, pl. 24-25 (1894), [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 121-125, pl. 26 (1900), [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 127-131, 133-141, pl. 27-29 (1901), [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 143-146, pl. 30 (1902), [3] 2: (Hypochrysops) 1-6, pl. 1 (1894), [3] 2: (Hypochrysops) 7-13, 15-22, pl. 2-3 (1895), [3] 2: (Thysonotis) 23-25, 27-31, pl. 1-2 (1895), [3] 2: (Waigeum) 34-38, pl. 1 (1896), [3] 2: (Thysonotis) 39-46, pl. 3-4 (1896), [3] 2: (Holochila) 1-4, pl. 1 (1896), [3] 2: (Holochila) 5-8, pl. 2 (1897), [3] 2: (Pseudonotis) 1-3, pl. [1], (Epimastidia) 4-5, pl. [1], (Lampides) 5-8, pl. [1] (1897), [3] 2: (Lampides) 9-10, pl. 2, (Thysonotis) 47, pl. 5 (1897), [3] 3: (Holochila) 9-11, pl. 3 (1898), [3] 3: (Arhopala) 1-7, pl. 1-2 (1898), [3] 3: (Arhopala) 9-12, pl. 3, (Ilerda) 13, pl. [1], (Horaga) 14-15, pl. [1] (1902), [3] 3: (Thysonotis) 47x,48-50, pl. 6 (1898), [3] 3: (Hypochrysops) 23-26, pl. 4 (1898), [3] 3: (Holochila) 13-15, pl. 4 (1899), [3] 3: (Hypochrysops) 27-29, pl. 5, (Waigeum) [30], pl. 2 (1899), [3] 3: (Holochila) 17-19, pl. 5 (1899), [3] 3: (Thysonotis) 51-54, pl. 7 (1899), [3] 3: (Jamides) 11-14, pl. 1 (1900), [3] 3: (Hypolycaena-etc) 1-4, pl. [1] (1900), [3] 3: (Hypochrysops) 31-33, pl. 6, (Thysonotis) 55-56, pl. 8 (1900), [3]: (Additions-Corrections) 1-2,[3],vii-x
Kirby in Hewitson, 1878
Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera. Lycaenidae Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (1): 1-36,37*, pl. 1-16 (1863), (2): 37-76, pl. 17-30 (1865), (3): 77-114, pl. 31-46 (1867), (4): 115-136,14a-h, pl. 47-54,3a-c, (Suppl.) 1-16, pl. 1-5 (1869), (5): 137-150,151*, pl. 55-59, (Suppl.) pl. 6 (1873), (6): 151-184,185*, pl. 60-73 (1874), (7): 185-208,209*, pl. 74-83 (1877), (8): 209-228, pl. 84-85,88-92, (Suppl.) 17-47, pl. 1a-b,3a-b,4a,5a-b,7-8 (1878)
Holland, 1891
Descriptions of new West African Lycaenidae. (2) Psyche 6 : 50-53
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
Sharpe, 1890
On some new Species of African Lycaenidae in the Collection of Philip Crowley, Esq Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (31) : 103-106


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