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Harpendyreus Heron, 1909
Mountain Blues
Harpendyreus Heron, 1909; Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 19 : 158, TS: Harpendyreus reginaldi Heron
Harpendyreus (Polyommatini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 446; [BK, 230]; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus reginaldi Heron, 1909
W.Uganda (Ruwenzori, Toro, Kigezi), E.Zaire (Kivu). See [About maps] Harpendyreus reginaldi Heron, 1909; Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 19 : 159, pl. 5, f. 23-26
Harpendyreus reginaldi ; [BAFR, 544]; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus aequatorialis (Sharpe, 1892)
-. See [About maps] Equatorial Mountain Blue
Lycaena aequatorialis Sharpe, 1892; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 637, pl. 48, f. 5, TL: Mt. Elgon
Harpendyreus aequatorialis ; [BOW: pl. 123, f. 4]; [AfrL]

Larva on Alchemilla, Mentha, Salvia [BK]

Kenya (Mt Kenya, Mt Elgon, Aderdare, Kikuyu) Harpendyreus aequatorialis aequatorialis ; [BK: 230, pl. 24, f. 323]; [AfrL]
H. a. vulcanica (Joicey & Talbot, 1924)
N.Tanzania (highlands) Cyclirius vulcanica Joicey & Talbot, 1924; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (3) : 547, TL: Tanganyika, Great Craters
Harpendyreus aequatorialis vulcanica ; [BAFR, 544 (text)]; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus meruana (Aurivillius, 1910)
N.Tanzania (Mt Meru). See [About maps] Harpendyreus meruanus ; [BAFR, 545]
Harpendyreus meruana ; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus boma (Bethune-Baker, 1926)
S.Tanzania (highlands). See [About maps] Harpendyreus boma ; [BAFR, 545]; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus juno (Butler, 1897)
mountains (N.Malawi, S.Tanzania). See [About maps] Harpendyreus juno ; [BAFR, 545]; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus marungensis (Joicey & Talbot, 1924)
-. See [About maps] Central Mountain Blue
Cyclirius aequatorialis marungensis Joicey & Talbot, 1924; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (3) : 547
Harpendyreus marungensis ; [AfrL]
highlands (SE.Zaire, SW.Tanzania) Harpendyreus marungensis marungensis ; [BAFR, 545]; [AfrL]
H. m. wollastoni (Bethune-Baker, 1926)
NE.Zaire, Uganda, W.Kenya Harpendyreus marungensis wollastoni ; [BAFR, 545 (text)]; [BK: 230]; [AfrL]
H. m. mangalisae Kielland, 1986
Harpendyreus marungensis mangalisae ; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus major (Joicey & Talbot, 1924)
highlands (SE.Zaire, SW.Tanzania). See [About maps] Cyclirius noquasa major Joicey & Talbot, 1924; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (3) : 548, TL: Marungu Plateau, SW. Tanganyika, 7000ft
Harpendyreus major ; [BAFR, 545]; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus marlieri Stempffer, 1961
NE.Zaire. See [About maps] Harpendyreus marlieri ; [BAFR, 545 (text)]; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus hazelae Stempffer, 1973
N.Malawi (Missuku Hills). See [About maps] Harpendyreus hazelae Stempffer, 1973; , TL: Maghuse forest edge, Missuku Hills (1700m), N. Malawi
Harpendyreus hazelae ; [BAFR, 545]; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus kisaba (Joicey & Talbot, 1921)
E.Zaire (Kisaba Forest, Lake Kivu). See [About maps] Catochrysops kisaba Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 100, pl. 16, f. 94-95, TL: Kisaba Forest, E. Lake Kivu
Cyclirius juno ruandensis Joicey & Talbot, 1924; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (3) : 548, TL: Belgian Congo, Ruanda Distr., Rugege Forest
Harpendyreus kisaba ; [BAFR, 545]; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus noquasa (Trimen & Bowker, 1887)
E.Cape, Natal, Transvaal. See [About maps] Harpendyreus noquasa ; [BAFR, 545]; [BOW: pl. 123, f. 5]; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus tsomo (Trimen, 1868)
Cape, Lesotho, Orange Free State. See [About maps] Harpendyreus tsomo ; [BAFR, 546]; [BOW: pl. 123, f. 6]; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus notoba (Trimen, 1868)
N.Cape, W.Orange Free State, S.Transvaal. See [About maps] Harpendyreus notoba ; [BAFR, 546]; [AfrL]

Harpendyreus argenteostriata Stempffer, 1961
E.Zaire (Mt Muhi). See [About maps] Harpendyreus argenteostriata Stempffer, 1961; Ann. Mus. Afr. Centr. (8) 94: [?], TL: Mt Muhi (3315m), Kivu Province, E.Zaire
Harpendyreus argenteostriatus ;
Harpendyreus argenteostriata ; [BAFR, 546 (text)]; [AfrL]

 

Harpendyreus berger Stempffer, 1976
Harpendyreus berger ; [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


Some related literature:
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
Heron, 1909
Ruwenzori Expedition Reports. 12. Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 19 : 141-178, pl. 5
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
Joicey & Talbot, 1924
New forms of African Lepidoptera Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (3) : 539-564
Sharpe, 1892
Descriptions of New Butterflies collected by Mr. F. J. Jackson, F.Z.S:, in British East Africa, during his recent Expedition. - Part I & II Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 187-194, pl. 16-17, : 633-638, pl. 48
Stempffer, 1961
Contribution a l'etude des Lepidopteres Lycaenidae de l'Afrique equatoriale Ann. Mus. Afr. Centr. (8) 94: 1-73


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