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Zintha Eliot, 1973
Zintha (Polyommatini)Eliot, 1973; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 447, 453, TS: Lycaena hintza Trimen
Zintha (Polyommatini) ; [BK, 234]; [AfrL]

Zintha hintza (Trimen, 1864)
Cape, South West Africa, Natal, Transvaal, Botswana, E.Africa. See [About maps] Blue Pied Pierrot
Lycaena hintza Trimen, 1864; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 2 : 177
Castalius hintza ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 121, f. 7]
Zintha hintza ; [AfrL]

Larva on Zizyphus spp., Zizyphus zeyheriana [PBSA], (associated with Crematogaster and Technomymex ants) Jackson, 1937, [BK]

E.Cape - Rhodesia, Tanzania, Kenya, Zaire? Zintha hintza hintza ; [BAFR, 548]; [BK: 235, pl. 24, f. 336]; [AfrL]
Z. h. krooni (Dickson, 1973)
South West Africa Castalius hintza krooni Dickson, 1973; Ent. Rec. J. Var. 85 (6) : 137-139, pl. 9
Castalius hintza krooni ; [BAFR, 549]
Zintha hintza krooni ; [AfrL]
Z. h. resplendens (Butler, 1876)
Ethiopia Castalius hintza resplendens ; [BAFR, 549 (text)]
Zintha hintza resplendens ; [AfrL]

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[About maps]
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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
D'Abrera, 1980; Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
Dickson, C.G.C (ed.), Kroon, D.M.; Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa; AD. DONKER 1978

Some related literature:
Dickson, 1973
A new race of Castalius hintza (Trimen) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) from South West Africa Ent. Rec. J. Var. 85 (6) : 137-139, pl. 9
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
Trimen, 1864
Descriptions of some New Species of Butterflies found in Southern Africa Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 2 : 175-180

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