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Uranothauma Butler, 1895
Uranothauma Butler, 1895; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 : 631, TS: Uranothauma crawshayi Butler
Uranothauma (Polyommatini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 446; [BK, 226]; [AfrL]

Uranothauma crawshayi Butler, 1895
Malawi, S.Tanzania. See [About maps] Uranothauma crawshayi Butler, 1895; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 : 631, pl. 35, f. 6-7
Uranothauma crawshayi ; [BAFR, 541]; [AfrL]

Uranothauma cordatus (Sharpe, 1892)
E.Zaire, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya. See [About maps] Hyreus cordatus Sharpe, 1892; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 636, pl. 48, f. 4, TL: Sotik, Kavirondo
Uranothauma cordatus ; [BAFR, 541]; [BK: 226, pl. 23, f. 310]; [AfrL]

Uranothauma cuneatum Tite, 1958
S.Tanzania, Malawi. See [About maps] Uranothauma cuneatum ; [BAFR, 541]; [AfrL]

Uranothauma nubifer (Trimen, 1895)
Ethiopia - Natal, E.Zaire. See [About maps] Black Heart
Lycaena nubifer Trimen, 1895; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 187
Uranothauma nubifer ; [BAFR, 541]; [BK: 226, pl. 23, f. 311]; [AfrL]

Larva on Acacia abyssinica [PBSA], Albizia [BK]

Uranothauma nubifer nubifer ; [AfrL]
Uranothauma nubifer distinctesignatus ; [AfrL]

Uranothauma williamsi Carcasson, 1961
Tanzania (Usambara Mts.). See [About maps] Uranothauma williamsi ; [BAFR, 541]; [AfrL]

Uranothauma poggei (Dewitz, 1879)
Uganda, E.Zaire (Kivu) - W.Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, S.Zaire (Shaba), Angola, Rhodesia, SE.Guinea (Nimba Mts). See [About maps] Plebeius poggei Dewitz, 1879; Nova Acta Leop. Carol. (2) 41 (2) : 204
Uranothauma poggei ; [BAFR, 541]; [BK: 226]; [AfrL]

Uranothauma lunifer (Rebel, 1914)
Cupido lunifer Rebel, 1914; Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 268, pl. 22, f. 37, 40
Uranothauma lunifer ; [BK, 227 (note)]; [AfrL]

Uranothauma delatorum Heron, 1909
Ethiopia, Sudan - Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania - Burundi, E.Zaire. See [About maps] Uranothauma delatorum Heron, 1909; Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 19 : 161, pl. 5, f. 21-22
Uranothauma delatorum ; [BAFR, 542]; [BK: 227, pl. 23, f. 313]; [AfrL]

Larva on Acacia, Albizia Jackson, 1937, Trans. R. Ent. Soc. Lond, 861937


Uranothauma vansomereni Stempffer, 1951
Rhodesia, Malawi, Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba), Zimbabwe - Tanzania, Kenya. See [About maps] Uranothauma vansomereni Stempffer, 1951; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 56 : 128
Uranothauma vansomereni ; [BAFR, 542]; [BK: 227, pl. 23, f. 314]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia [BK]


Uranothauma falkensteini (Dewitz, 1879)
Ivory Coast - Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya. See [About maps] falkensteini (Dewitz, 1879); Nova Acta Leop. Carol. (2) 41 (2) : 32, pl. 1, f. 5
Uranothauma falkensteini ; [BAFR, 542]; [BK: 227, pl. 23, f. 315]; [AfrL]

Larva on Acacia, Albizia [BK]


Uranothauma artemenes (Mabille, 1880)
Madagascar. See [About maps] Lycaena artemenes Mabille, 1880; C. R. Soc. Ent. Belg. 23 : 16
Castalius auratus Butler, 1880; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 5 (28): 336
= Uranothauma artemes ; [MadL, fn. 98]
Uranothauma artemenes ; [BAFR, 542]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Uranothauma antinorii (Oberthür, 1883)
-. See [About maps] Lycaena antinorii Oberthür, 1883; Ann. Mus. Stor. nat. Genova 18: 731, pl. 9, f. 3
Uranothauma antinorii ; [AfrL]
Ethiopia Uranothauma antinorii antinorii ; [BAFR, 542]; [AfrL]
U. a. felthami (Stevenson, 1934)
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba), Malawi, Rhodesia Cupido felthami Stevenson, 1934; Occ. Pap. Rhod. Mus. 1 (3) : 16
Uranothauma antinorii felthami ; [BAFR, 542]; [BK: 228, pl. 23, f. 316]; [AfrL]
U. a. bamendanus Libert, 1993
Uranothauma antinorii bamendanus ; [AfrL]

Uranothauma heritsia (Hewitson, 1876)
-. See [About maps] Lycaena heritsia Hewitson, 1876; Ill. exot. Butts [5] (Lycaena): [70], pl. [35], f. 11-12, TL: Camaroons
Phlyaria heritsia ; [EBW, (name)]
Uranothauma heritsia ; [AfrL]
Cameroun - N.Angola - C.Zaire Uranothauma heritsia heritsia ; [BAFR, 542]; [AfrL]
U. h. virgo (Butler, 1896)
S.Tanzania, Malawi, N.Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba) virgo ;
Uranothauma heritsia virgo ; [BAFR, 542 (text)]
Uranothauma heritisa virgo ; Heath, Newport & Hancock, 2001, The Butterflies of Zambia:
Uranothauma heritsia virgo ; [AfrL]
U. h. chibonotana (Aurivillius, 1910)
N.Tanzania Uranothauma heritsia chibonotanus ; [BAFR, 542 (text)]
Uranothauma heritsia chibonotana ; [AfrL]
U. h. intermedia (Tite, 1958)
E.Zaire, Uganda, Kenya, W.Tanzania, Sudan? Uranothauma heritsia intermedia ; [BAFR, 542]; [BK: 228, pl. 23, f. 317]; [AfrL]

Larva on Bridelia [BK]


Uranothauma usambarae Kielland, 1980
NE.Tanzania (Usambara Mts). See [About maps] Uranothauma usambarae Kielland, 1980; in D'Abrera, Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region: 542, fig., TL: Tanzania, Usambara, Lushoto, Magamba Forest, 5000ft
Uranothauma usambarae ; [AfrL]

Uranothauma pseudocrawshayi Kielland, 1980
Uranothauma pseudocrawshayi Kielland, 1980; in D'Abrera, Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region: 542, fig., TL: Tanzania, Lupembe

Uranothauma uganda Kielland, 1980
Uranothauma uganda Kielland, 1980; in D'Abrera, Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region: 543, fig., TL: Uganda
Uranothauma uganda ; [AfrL]

 

Uranothauma belcastroi Larsen, 1997
Uranothauma belcastroi ; [AfrL]

Uranothauma confusa Kielland, 1989
Uranothauma confusa ; [AfrL]

Uranothauma frederikkae Libert, 1993
Uranothauma frederikkae ; [AfrL]
U. f. frederikkae Libert, 1993
Uranothauma frederikkae frederikkae ; [AfrL]
Uranothauma frederikkae manengoubensis ; [AfrL]

Uranothauma kilimensis Kielland, 1985
Uranothauma kilimensis ; [AfrL]

Uranothauma lukwangule Kielland, 1987
Uranothauma lukwangule ; [AfrL]

Uranothauma nguru Kielland, 1985
Uranothauma nguru ; [AfrL]


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References:
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[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
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[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


Some related literature:
Butler, 1880
On a collection of Lepidoptera from Madagascar, with descriptions of new Genera and Species Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 5 (28): 333-344, (29): 384-395
Butler, 1895
On a small Collection of Butterflies sent by Mr. Richard Crawshay from the country west of Lake Nyasa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 : 627-634, pl. 35
Dewitz, 1879
Afrikanische Tagschmetterlinge Nova Acta Leop. Carol. (2) 41 (2) : 173-210, [1-38], pl. 25-26, [1-2]
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
Hewitson, 1876
Illustrations of new species of exotic Butterflies selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson Ill. exot. Butts [5] : (Systematic Index) V, (Anteros): [1-2], pl. [1] (1867), (Erycina & Necyria): [3-4], pl. [2] (1870), (Erycina Symmachia &c): [5-6], pl. [3] (1875), (Necyria & Esthemopsis): [7-8], pl. [4] (1872), (Calydna): [9-10], pl. [5] (1854), (Calydna II): [11-12], pl. [6] (1859), (Theope): [13-14], pl. [7] (1860), (Symmachia): [15-16], pl. [8] (1867), (Symmachia & Charis II): [17-18], pl. [9] (1871), (Charis): [19-20], pl. [10] (1866), (Emesis): [21-22], pl. [11] (1872), (Nymphidium I): [23-24], pl. [12] (1853), (Nymphidium II-III): [25-28], pl. [13-14] (1865), (Nymphidium IV): [29-30], pl. [15] (1871), (Lemonias I): [31-32], pl. [16] (1853), (Lemonias II): [33-34], pl. [17] (1858), (Lemonias III-IV): [35-38], pl. [18-19] (1863), (Lemonias V): [39-40], pl. [20] (1872), (Lemonias & Baeotis): [41-42], pl. [21] (1875), (Lemonias & Baeotis): [43-44], pl. [22] (1874), (Pachythone & Cremna): [45-46], pl. [23] (1873), (Hades, Uraneis, &c): [47-48], pl. [24] (1870), (Limnas I-II): [49-52], pl. [25-26] (1853), (Limnas & Panara): [53-54], pl. [27] (1875), (Limnas &c): [55-56], pl. [28] (1876), (Limnas & Ithomeis): [57-58], pl. [29] (1870), (Chamaelimnas & Ithomiola): [59-60], pl. [30] (1871), (Hermathena &c): [61-62], pl. [31] (1875), (Ogyris): [63-64], pl. [32] (1853), (Pentila & Liptena): [65-66], pl. [33] (1866), (Pentila & Liptena II): [67-68], pl. [34] (1873), (Lycaena): [69-70], pl. [35] (1876), (Pyrrhopyga I-II): [71-74], pl. [36-37] (1857), (Pyrrhopyga): [75-76], pl. [38] (1869), (Pyrrhopyga II-III): [77-80], pl. [39-40] (1871), (Pyrrhopyga IV): [81-82], pl. [41] (1873), (Pyrrhopyga V & Erycides): [83-84], pl. [42] (1875), (Ismene I-II): [85-88], pl. [43-44] (1867), (Eudamus): [89-90], pl. [45] (1873), (Eudamus II-III): [91-94], pl. [46-47] (1875), (Chaetocneme): [95-96], pl. [48] (1874), (Hesperia I-II): [97-100], pl. [49-50] (1867), (Hesperia III): [101-102], pl. [51] (1868), (Hesperia IV): [103-104], pl. [52] (1869), (Hesperia V): [105-106], pl. [53] (1872), (Hesperia V*-VI): [107-110], pl. [54-55] (1873), (Hesperia VII): [111-112], pl. [56] (1876), (Leucochitonea): [113-114], pl. [57] (1869), (Leucochitonea II): [115-116], pl. [58] (1875), (Pterygospidea): [117-118], pl. [59] (1873), (Cyclopides): [119-120], pl. [60] (1874), (Cyclopides & Hesperilla): [121-122], pl. [61] (1874)
Jackson, 1937
The early stages of some Africa Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera) with an account of their larvar habits Trans. R. Ent. Soc. Lond, 86 : 201-238
Mabille, 1880
Diagnoses Lepidopterum Malgassicorum C. R. Soc. Ent. Belg. 23 : xvi-xxvii,[16-27]
Oberthür, 1883
Spedizione Italiana nell'Africa Equatoriale. Risultati zoologici. I. Lepidotteri Ann. Mus. Stor. nat. Genova 15: 129-186, pl. 1 (1880), 18: 709-740, pl. 9 (1883)
Rebel, 1914
Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Expedition R. Grauernach. Zentralafrika. 1909-1911. Lepidoptera Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 219-294, pl. 17-24
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, 1951
Contribution à l'etude des Lycaenidae de la faune ethiopienne Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 56 : 119-128
Stevenson, 1934
New South African butterflies Occ. Pap. Rhod. Mus. 1 (3) : 10-28, (1pl)
Trimen, 1895
On some new species of Butterflies from Tropical and Extra Tropical S. Africa Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 181-194, pl. 5


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