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Eicochrysops Bethune-Baker, 1924
Eicochrysops Bethune-Baker, 1924; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 14 : 132, TS: Eicochrysops eicotrochilus Bethune-Baker
Eicochrysops (Polyommatini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 449; [BK, 242]; [AfrL]

Eicochrysops eicotrochilus Bethune-Baker, 1924
Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba), Angola, Rhodesia. See [About maps] Eicochrysops eicotrochilus Bethune-Baker, 1924; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 14 : 132
Eicochrysops eicotrochilus ; [BAFR, 552]; [AfrL]

Eicochrysops messapus (Godart, [1824])
Cape. See [About maps] Polyommatus messapus Godart, [1824]; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (2): 682
Eicochrysops messapus messapus ; [BAFR, 552]
Eicochrysops mesappus[sic] ; [BK: 242 (note)]
Eicochrysops messapus ; [BOW: pl. 121, f. 48]; [AfrL]
Eicochrysops messapus messapus ; [AfrL]
E. m. sebagadis (Guérin-Méneville, 1849)
highlands (Ethiopia) Eicochrysops nandianus sebagadis ;
Eicochrysops messapus sebagadis ; [BAFR, 552 (text)]; [AfrL]
E. m. mahallakoaena (Wallengren, 1857)
Tanzania, Malawi, South Africa Lycaena mahallakoaena Wallengren, 1857; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 41, TL: Caffraria
messapus r. mahallakoaena ; [PBSA]
Eicochrysops messapus mahallakoaena ; [BAFR, 552]
Eicochrysops mahallakoaena ; [BOW: pl. 121, f. 48]; [BK: 242 (note)]
Eicochrysops messapus mahallakoaena ; [AfrL]

Larva on Thesium sp. [PBSA]

E. m. nandiana (Bethune-Baker, 1906)
Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia Cupreous Blue
Cupido sapphirina Stoneham, 1938; Bull. Stoneham Mus. (36): 2
Eicochrysops nandianus ; [BK: 242, pl. 25, f. 354]
Eicochrysops messapus nandianus ; [BAFR, 552 (text)]
Eicochrysops messapus nandiana ; [AfrL]

Larva on Thesium, Indigofera, Acacia [BK]


Eicochrysops antoto (Strand, 1911)
Ethiopia. See [About maps] Eicochrysops antoto ; [BAFR, 523 (text)]; [AfrL]

Eicochrysops dudgeoni Riley, 1929
N.Nigeria, SE.Guinea (Nimba Mts). See [About maps] Eicochrysops dudgeoni ; [BAFR, 523]; [AfrL]

Eicochrysops fontainei Stempffer, 1961
Eicochrysops fontainei Stempffer, 1961; , TL: Binza, Kinshasa, SW.Zaire
Eicochrysops fontainei ; [AfrL]; [BAFR, 553 (text)]

Eicochrysops rogersi Bethune-Baker, 1924
Kenya, Tanzania. See [About maps] Rogers' Cupid
Eicochrysops rogersi ; [BAFR, 553]; [BK: 243, pl. 25, f. 356]; [AfrL]

Eicochrysops pusillus Ungemach, 1932²
Ethiopia. See [About maps] Eicochrysops pusillus ; [BAFR, 553 (text)]

Eicochrysops hippocrates (Fabricius, 1793)
south of Sahara, Madagascar. See [About maps] White-Tipped Blue
Hesperia hippocrates Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 288
Eicochrysops hippocrates ; [BOW: pl. 121, f. 47]; [BAFR, 553]; [BK: 242, pl. 25, f. 353]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Larva on Polygonum sp., Rumex sp. [PBSA]


Eicochrysops pauliani Stempffer, 1950
S.Madagascar. See [About maps] Eicochrysops pauliani Stempffer, 1950; , TL: Mt Tsiranana (1500m), Diégo-Suarez, S. Madagascar
Eicochrysops pauliani ; [BAFR, 553]
Eucochrysops pauliani ; [MadL]
Eicochrysops pauliani ; [AfrL]

Eicochrysops masai (Bethune-Baker, 1905)
-. See [About maps] Masai Cupid
Everes masai Bethune-Baker, 1905; Novit. Zool. 12 : 494, TL: Kikuyu Escarpment
Eicochrysops masai ; [AfrL]
Kenya, N.Tanzania, N.Uganda, Ethiopia Eicochrysops masai ; [BAFR, 553]; [BK: 242, pl. 25, f. 355]

Eicochrysops distractus (de Joannis & Verity, 1913)
Ethiopia. See [About maps] Eicochrysops masai distractus ; [BK, 243 (note)]
Eicochrysops distractus ; [BAFR, 553]; [AfrL]

Eicochrysops sanguigutta (Mabille, 1879)
Madagascar, Comoro Is. (Grand Comoro). See [About maps] Lycaena sanguigutta Mabille, 1879
Eicochrysops sanguigutta ; [BAFR, 554]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Eicochrysops damiri Turlin, 1995
Eicochrysops damiri ; [AfrL]

Eicochrysops meryamae Rougeot, 1983
Eicochrysops meryamae ; [AfrL]

Eicochrysops pinheyi Heath, 1985
Eicochrysops pinheyi ; [AfrL]

Eicochrysops sanyere Libert, 1993
Eicochrysops sanyere ; [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
[BK]
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[MadL]
Lees, D.C., Kremen, C. and Raharitsimba, H. 2003; in S.M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar; Classification, Diversity and Endemism of the Butterflies (Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea): A Revised Species Checklist: : pp. 762-793; University of Chicago Press. 1709 pp.
[PBSA]
Dickson, C.G.C (ed.), Kroon, D.M.; Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa; AD. DONKER 1978
[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Bethune-Baker, 1905
Notes on some of the Lycaenidae collected by the late William Doherty on the Kikuyu escarpment Novit. Zool. 12 : 492-496
Bethune-Baker, 1924
Descriptions of new African Rhopalocera Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 14 : 130-135
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
Godart, [1824]
in Latreille & Godart, Encyclopédie Méthodique. Histoire naturelle Entomologie, ou histoire naturelle des crustacés, des arachnides et des insectes Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (1): 3-328 (1819), (2): 329-828 ([1824])
Stoneham, 1938
Notes on African Lycaenidae, and some new forms Bull. Stoneham Mus. (36): 1-3
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


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