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Euchrysops Butler, 1900
Cupids
Euchrysops Butler, 1900; Entomologist 33 : 1, TS: Hesperia cnejus Fabricius
Euchrysops ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 344
Euchrysops (Polyommatini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 449; [BK, 243]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 163; [AfrL]

Euchrysops subpallida Bethune-Baker, [1923]
Kenya, Tannzania - Malawi, Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba), Rhodesia, S.Africa?. See [About maps] Euchrysops subpallida Bethune-Baker, [1923]; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 350, pl. 12, f. 15, pl. 14, f. 53, pl. 31, f. 53, TL: Sagalla, B.E.A.; Nyujoro; Nairobi; Tongido; Fort Jamieson, Rhodesia; Hope Fountain, Bulawayo
Euchrysops subpallida var. major Bethune-Baker, [1923]; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 351
Euchrysops subpallidus ; [BOW: pl. 122, f. 40 (text only)]
Euchrysops subpallida ; [BAFR, 554]; [BK: 243, pl. 25, f. 357]; [AfrL]

Larva on Ocimum?, (eggs laid on flowers) [BK]


Euchrysops mauensis Bethune-Baker, [1923]
Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi. See [About maps] Mau Cupid
Euchrysops mauensis Bethune-Baker, [1923]; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 352, pl. 12, f. 13, pl. 24, f. 54, pl. 31, f. 54, TL: The Mau Escarpment
Euchrysops mauensis ; [AfrL]
W.Kenya (W of Rift Valley) Euchrysops mauensis mauensis ; [BAFR, 554]; [BK: 244]; [AfrL]
?Euchrysops subpallida mauensis ;
E. m. abyssiniae Storace, 1950
Ethiopia Euchrysops mauensis abyssiniae ; [BAFR, 554]; [AfrL]

Euchrysops katangae Bethune-Baker, [1923]
S.Zaire (Shaba). See [About maps] Euchrysops katangae Bethune-Baker, [1923]; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 354, pl. 12, f. 11, pl. 24, f. 56, 56a, pl. 31, f. 56, 56a, TL: Kambove
Euchrysops katangae ; [BAFR, 554]; [AfrL]

Euchrysops nandensis (Neave, 1904)
Ethiopia, Kenya, N.Tanzania. See [About maps] Catochrysops nandensis Neave, 1904; Novit. Zool. 11 : 340, pl. 1, f. 11
Euchrysops nandensis ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 356, pl. 24, f. 58, pl. 31, f. 58; [BAFR, 554]; [AfrL]
Euchrysops nandensis nandensis ; [BK: 244, pl. 25, f. 359]

Euchrysops albistriata (Capronnier, 1889)
Sierra Leone - Cameroun, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania. See [About maps] Lycaena albistriata Capronnier, 1889; Bull. Ent. Soc. Belg. 33 : cxxi
Euchrysops albistriata ; [BOW: pl. 122, f. 38]; [AfrL]
Cameroun Euchrysops albistriata albistriata ; [BAFR, 554 (text)]; [AfrL]
E. a. greenwoodi D'Abrera, 1980
Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast Euchrysops albistriata greenwoodi D'Abrera, 1980; Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region: 554, fig., TL: Sierra Leone
Euchrysops albistriata greenwoodi ; [AfrL]

Euchrysops severini Hulstaert, 1924
W.Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia. See [About maps] Euchrysops albistrata severini ; [BAFR, 554]
Euchrysops albistriatus severini ; [BK: 244, pl. 25, f. 360]
Euchrysops severini ; [AfrL]

Euchrysops kabrosae (Bethune-Baker, 1906)
W.Kenya, E.Uganda (endemic). See [About maps] Catochrysops kabrosae Bethune-Baker, 1906; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 17 (97) : 107
Euchrysops kabrosae ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 357, pl. 12, f. 14, pl. 24, f. 59; [BOW: pl. 122, f. 42]; [BAFR, 555]; [BK: 244, pl. 25, f. 361]; [AfrL]
Euchrysops kabrosae kabrosae ; [AfrL]
E. k. rosieae Congdon, Kielland & Collins, 1998
Euchrysops kabrosae rosieae ; [AfrL]

Euchrysops reducta Hulstaert, 1924
-. See [About maps] Euchrysops reducta ; [AfrL]
Zaire, C.A.R. Euchrysops reducta reducta ; [BAFR, 555 (text)]
Ethiopia Euchrysops reducta niveocincta ; [BAFR, 555 (text)]

Euchrysops malathana (Boisduval, 1833)
south of Sahara, Madagascar, SW.Arabia. See [About maps] Smoky Bean Cupid
Lycaena malathana Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 26, TL: Madagascar
Lycaena asopus Hopffer, 1855; Ber. Verh. Akad. Berlin 1855 : 642, TL: Mozambique
= ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 358
Lycana kama Trimen, 1862; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1 : 403
= ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 358
Lycaena conguensis Mabille, 1877; Bull. Soc. zool. Fr. 2 (3) : 218
= ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 358
Euchrysops malathana ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 358, pl. 25, f. 60, pl. 31, f. 59; [BOW: pl. 122, f. 43]; [BAFR, 555]; [BK: 244, pl. 25, f. 362]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Larva on Sphenostylis angustifolius, Canavalia, Vigna spp., Vigna triloba [PBSA], Medicago, Psidium [BK]


Euchrysops nilotica (Aurivillius, 1904)
Sahel, W.Africa - Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia (subdeserts). See [About maps] Desert Bean Cupid
Euchrysops nilotica ; [AfrL]; [BK: 245]

Euchrysops osiris (Hopffer, 1855)
south of Sahara, S.Arabia, Madagascar, Comoro Is.. See [About maps] African Cupid
Lycaena osiris Hopffer, 1855; Ber. Verh. Akad. Berlin 1855 : 642, TL: Mozambique
Lycaena anubis Snellen, 1872; Tijdschr. Ent. (2) 7 / 15 : 21, pl. 1, f. 6-9
= ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 360
Lycanea phoa Snellen, 1872; Tijdschr. Ent. (2) 7 / 15 : 22
= ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 360
Lycaena pyrrhops Mabille, 1877; Bull. Soc. zool. Fr. 2 (3) : 217
= ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 360
Catochrysops cuprescens Sharpe, 1898; in Neumann, Elephant hunt. (App.): 442
= ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 360
Euchrysops osiris ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 359, pl. 25, f. 61, pl. 32, f. 60; [BOW: pl. 122, f. 44]; [BAFR, 555]; [BK: 245, pl. 25, f. 364]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Larva on Rhynchosia totta, Vigna tenuis, V. triloba [PBSA], Becium, Ocimum [BK]


Euchrysops barkeri (Trimen, 1893)
Natal, Transvaal, Zululand, Rhodesia, Sierra Leone - Tanzania. See [About maps] Barker's Cupid
Lycaena barkeri Trimen, 1893; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1893 (2) : 129
Lycaena asteris Snellen, 1872; Tijdschr. Ent. (2) 7 / 15 : 18, pl. 1, f. 4-5
Lepidochrysops barkeri ; [BAFR, 557]
Euchrysops barkeri ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 347, pl. 23, f. 51, pl. 30, f. 51; [BOW: pl. 122, f. 39]; [BK: 245, pl. 25, f. 365]; [AfrL]

Larva on Crotalaria, Rhynchosia, Vigna triloba [PBSA], Eriosema, Ocimum, Tecomaria [BK]


Euchrysops brunneus Bethune-Baker, [1923]
Kenya, Uganda, S.Ethiopia. See [About maps] Brown Cupid
Euchrysops brunneus Bethune-Baker, [1923]; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 361, pl. 25, f. 62, pl. 32, f. 61, TL: Nairobi Distr., B.E.A.
Euchrysops brunneus ; [BAFR, 555]; [BK: 246, pl. 25, f. 366]; [AfrL]

Euchrysops cyclopteris (Butler, 1876)
N.Nigeria, C.A.R., Sudan, Ethiopia. See [About maps] Lampides cyclopteris Butler, 1876; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 18 (108) : 483
Euchrysops cyclopteris ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 355, pl. 12, f. 10, pl. 24, f. 57, pl. 31, f. 57; [BAFR, 555]; [AfrL]

Euchrysops abyssinica (Aurivillius, 1922)
Ethiopia. See [About maps] ?Euchrysops abyssinia[sic] ; [BOW: pl. 122, f. 37]
Euchrysops abyssinicus ; [BAFR, 555 (text)]
Euchrysops abyssinica ; [AfrL]

?Euchrysops jacksoni Stempffer, 1952˛
Senegal, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Uganda. See [About maps] Euchrysops jacksoni ; [BAFR, 555]

Euchrysops decaryi Stempffer, 1947
Madagascar. See [About maps] Euchrysops decaryi Stempffer, 1947; Revue Fr. Ent. 14: (139-140)
Euchrysops decaryi ; [BAFR, 556]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Euchrysops lois (Butler, [1886])
Somalia, Arabia. See [About maps] Catochrysops lois Butler, [1886]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885 (4) : 762, TL: Somalia
Euchrysops lois ; [BAFR, 556]; [AfrL]

Euchrysops migiurtiniensis Stempffer, 1946
N.Somalia. See [About maps] Euchrysops migiurtiniensis ; [BAFR, 556]; [AfrL]

Euchrysops philbyi Gabriel, 1954
Arabia. See [About maps] Euchrysops philbyi ; [AfrL]; [BAFR, 556]

Euchrysops unigemmata (Butler, 1895)
Malawi, Zaire. See [About maps] Euchrysops unigemmata ; [BAFR, 556]; [AfrL]

Euchrysops crawshayi (Butler, 1899)
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, ?Zaire (Kivu). See [About maps] Scolitantides crawshayi Butler, 1899; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1899 : 422, pl. 25, f. 2, 2a
Scotlantiades[sic] subdita Grose-Smith, 1901; in Grose-Smith & Kirby, Rhop. Exot. [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 129, pl. 27, f. 7-8, TL: Nandi
= ; [NHM]
crawshayinus Aurivillius, 1925˛
Cyclyrius crawshayi ;
Harpendyreus crawshayi ;
Scolitantides crawshayi ;
Euchrysops crawshayi ; [AfrL]

Larva on Anchusa, Cynoglossum, (attended by Monomorium ants) [BK]

Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda Euchrysops crawshayi crawshayi ; [BAFR, 556]; [BK: 246, pl. 25, f. 367]; [AfrL]
E. c. fontainei Stempffer, 1967
Burundi, Rwanda, E.Zaire, NW.Tanzania Euchrysops crawshayi fontainei ; [BAFR, 556 (text)]; [AfrL]

 

Euchrysops alberta (Butler, 1901)
Euchrysops alberta ; [AfrL]

Euchrysops banyo Libert, 2001
Euchrysops banyo ; [AfrL]

Euchrysops dolorosa (Trimen, 1887)
S.Africa. See [About maps] Lycaena dolorosa Trimen, 1887; South-African Butts 2 : 41
Euchrysops dolorosa ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 348, pl. 23, f. 52, 52a, pl. 31, f. 52; [AfrL]

Euchrysops horus (Stoneham, 1938)
Euchrysops horus ; [AfrL]

Euchrysops sagba Libert, 1993
Euchrysops sagba ; [AfrL]

Euchrysops sahelianus Libert, 2001
Euchrysops sahelianus ; [AfrL]

The ?? species-group

?Euchrysops acholi (Bethune-Baker)
Lake Victoria, Nyanza. See [About maps] Euchrysops acholi ; [BOW: pl. 122, f. 41 (text only)]

?Euchrysops leucyanea (Hewitson)
Nigeria - Cameroons. See [About maps] Euchrysops leucyanea ; [BOW: pl. 122, f. 47]

 

Euchrysops cnejus (Fabricius, 1798)
India, Ceylon, Burma, Oriental Region, Australia. See [About maps] Gram Blue
Hesperia cnejus Fabricius, 1798; Ent. Syst. (Suppl.): 430, no. 100-101, TL: Tranquebar, S.India
Lycaena pandia Kollar, [1844]; in Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek, 4: 418, TL: Kashmir
= ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 344
Lycaena patala Kollar, [1844]; in Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek, 4: 419, TL: Kashmir
= ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 344
Lycaena monica Reakirt, 1866; Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 18 (3) : 244, TL: "California"
Lycaena samoa Herrich-Schäffer, 1869; Stettin ent. Ztg 30 (1-3) : 73, pl. 4, f. 18, TL: Samoa
= ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 344
Cupido amazara Kirby, 1871; Syn. Cat. diurn. Lep. : 376 (repl. hypoleuca)
Catochrysops hapalina Butler, 1883; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883 (2) : 148, pl. 24, f. 2-3, TL: Mhow, C.India
Catochrysops trifracta Butler, 1884; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 13 (75) : 194, TL: Rat
Catochrysops theseus Swinhoe, 1885; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1885 : 131, pl. 9, f. 8, TL: Bombay
Euchrysops suffusus Rothschild, 1915; Novit. Zool. 22 (1): 137, TL: Bali
?Lycaena hypoleuca ?Prittwitz, 1867; Stett. ent. Ztg. 28 (7-9) (preocc.): 273, TL: ?Botany Bay, Australia
Euchrysops cnejus, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Euchrysops cnejus, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Everes monica ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 45
Euchrysops suffusus ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 346
Catochrysops cnejus ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (3): 92; Druce, 1895, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (3) : 585
Euchrysops cnejus ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (3): 391; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 344, pl. 23, f. 50, pl. 30, f. 50; [BIR, 287]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 176, f. 9, 10]; [BOR, 650]; [MRS, 686]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 164
[cnejus-1v.jpg] 868x1111 (~114Kb) underside Thailand, Chon Buri Province, between Pattaya and Bang Phra, a roadside. 1st February 2005, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [cnejus-2v.jpg] 981x1232 (~172Kb) underside Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, bushes and trees around a small grassy swamp at the Jomtien beach, between B.O. Guesthouse and Jomtien Metro Condotel. 2nd January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [cnejus-3v.jpg] 1018x747 (~115Kb) underside Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, Jomtien beach, a wasting land behind Jomtien Holiday Hotel, 4th January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin
[cnejus-4v.jpg] 707x739 (~44Kb) underside Cambodia, Siem Reap, a wasting land at the airport. 9th January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [cnejus-5l.jpg] 600x400 (~33Kb) larva India: Melghat, 4.10.2008, Photo © Kedar Tokekar [cnejus-5o.jpg] 600x400 (~38Kb) ova India: Melghat, 6.10.2008, Photo © Kedar Tokekar
[cnejus-5v.jpg] 600x400 (~31Kb) underside India: Melghat, 4.10.2008, Photo © Kedar Tokekar

Larva on Cycas spp., Phaseolus spp., Eugenia dalbergioides, Cylista scariosa, Butea frondosa, Acacia spp., Vigna catjang, Asukia minima, A. mungo, Canavalia maritima [MRS], Macroptilium lathyroides, Phaseolus vulgaris, Sesbania spp., Vigna luteola, V. unguiculata, V. vexillata K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140), Cycas, Hevea, Abrus, Acacia, Butea, Cajanus, Canavalia, Crotalaria, Desmodium, Flemingia, Lablab, Macroptilium, Paracalyx, Phaseolus, Pisum, Psophocarpus, Pueraria, Sesbania, Vigna, Dendrobium, Clerodendrum, (attended by Camponotus, Crematogaster, Iridomyrmex, Polyrhachis) Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 164


Euchrysops cnejus cnejus ; [BMP: 247, pl. 36, f. 4-6]

Larva on Phaseolus radiatus, Vigna cylindrica, (symbiosis with Camponotus compressus (Fabricius)) [BMP]

E. c. cnidus Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914
Torres Strait Is., N.Australia - Southport, New Guinea, Papua, Bismarck Archipelago, Solomons Cupid
Euchrysops cnidus Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914; Butts Australia: 100, TL: Cape York.
Euchrysops cnejus cnidus ; [BAUR, 361]
E. c. vitiensis (Butler, 1883)
Fiji Catochrysops vitiensis Butler, 1883; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 12 (72) : 389, TL: Fiji
Euchrysops cnejus vitiensis ; [BAUR, 361 (text)]
E. c. luzonicus (Röber, 1886)
Philippines (Palawan, Cebu, Leyte, Luzon, Tawitawi), Sangihe, Talaud Plebejus luzonicus Röber, 1886; Corr.-Bl. Ent. Ver. Iris 1 (3) : 60, pl. 5, f. 22, TL: Luzon
Euchrysops luzonicus ; Bethune-Baker, [1923], Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 347, pl. 23, f. 50a
Euchrysops cnejus luzonicus ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 164
Sulawesi, Banggai, Sula, Tukangbesi Euchrysops cnejus ssp. ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 164


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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
[BAUR]
D'Abrera, 1977; Butterflies of the Australian Region (2nd edn)
[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
[BOR]
D'Abrera, 1982, 1985, 1986; Butterflies of the Oriental Region, Part I-III
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[Kedar Tokekar]
India
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[MRS]
Chou Io (Ed.); Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium, 1-2
[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.
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[Oleg Kosterin]
Institue of Cytology & Genetics; Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences; Novosibirsk; e-mail: Oleg Kosterin; http://pisum.bionet.nsc.ru/kosterin/
[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
[˛]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Bethune-Baker, 1906
Descriptions of some new African Butterflies Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 17 (97) : 104-110
Bethune-Baker, [1923]
Monograph of the genus Catochrysops Boisd. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1922 (3-4) : 275-366, pl. 12-32
Boisduval, 1833
Faune Entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptéres Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 1-122, pl. 1-16, : (Repaged offprint from Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 2 (2) : 149-270)
Butler, 1876
On a Collection of Lepidoptera recently received from Abyssinia Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 18 (108) : 480-490
Butler, 1883
New Lepidoptera from the Viti Islands Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 12 (72) : 389-391
Butler, 1883
On a collection of Indian Lepidoptera received from Lieut.-Colonel Charles Swinhoe; with numerous notes by the collector Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883 (2) : 144-175, pl. 24
Butler, 1884
The Lepidoptera collected during the recent expedition of H.M.S. "Challenger", Part II Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 13 (75) : 183-203
Butler, [1886]
An account of two collections of Lepidoptera recently received from Somali-land Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885 (4) : 756-776, pl. 47
Butler, 1899
On two small collections of Butterflies made by Mr. Richard Crawshay during 1898 in British E. Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1899 : 417-427, pl. 25
Butler, 1900
On a new Genus of Lycaenidae hitherto confounded with Catochrysops Entomologist 33 : 1-2
Capronnier, 1889
Liste des Lépidoptčres capturés au Congo par Messieurs Thys, Legat, Martini et Machado en 1887 Bull. Ent. Soc. Belg. 33 : cxviii-cxxvii [118-127]
Druce, 1895
A Monograph of the Bornean Lycaenidae Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (3) : 556-627, pl. 31-34
K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991
Review of Australian Butterflies: distribution, life history and taxonomy. Pushlished by authors, Melbourne Review Austr. Butts. (1-4):
Dyar, 1903
A List of North American Lepidoptera and Key to the Literature of this Order of Insects Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 1-723
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 in Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901
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
Herrich-Schäffer, 1869
Neue Schmetterlinge aus dem "Museum Godeffroy" in Hamburg Stettin ent. Ztg 30 (1-3) : 65-80, pl. 1-4
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