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Hewitsonia Kirby, 1871
Hewitsonia Kirby, 1871; Syn. Cat. diurn. Lep. : 426 (repl. for Corydon Hewitson, [1869], TS: Corydon boisduvalii Hewitson
Corydon Hewitson, 1869; Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (4): (Suppl.) 1 (preocc. by Corydon Lesson, 1828, Corydon Wagler, [1832], Corydon Gloger, 1841), TS: Corydon boisduvalii Hewitson
Hewitsonia (Liptenini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 425; [BK, 172]
Hewitsonia (Epitolina) ; [AfrL]

Hewitsonia amieti Bouyer, 1997
Hewitsonia amieti ; [AfrL]

Hewitsonia beryllina Schultze, 1916
S.Nigeria, Cameroun. See [About maps] Hewitsonia beryllina Schultze, 1916; Archiv Naturg. 81 A (7) (7): 163, TL: Kamerun
Hewitsonia beryllina ; [BAFR, 468]; [AfrL]

Hewitsonia bitjeana Bethune-Baker, 1915
Cameroun, Congo Republic. See [About maps] Hewitsonia bitjeana ; [BAFR, 468]; [AfrL]

Hewitsonia boisduvalii (Hewitson, 1869)
-. See [About maps] Corydon boisduvalii Hewitson, 1869; Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (4): (Suppl.) 1, pl. 1, f. 1-2, TL: Gaboon
Hewitsonia boisduvalii ; Hewitson, 1878, Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (8): (Suppl.) 17, pl. 1a, f. 1-2; [EBW]; [AfrL]
Gabon, Congo Republic, S.Cameroun Hewitsonia boisduvalii boisduvalii ; [BAFR, 467]
Hewitsonia boiduvalii boisduvalii ; [AfrL]
H. b. borealis Schultze, 1916
Hewitsonia boisduvalii borealis ; [AfrL]
N.Cameroun, Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia Hewitsonia boisduvalii nigeriensis ; [BAFR, 467 (text)]

Hewitsonia congoensis Joicey & Talbot, 1921
Zaire. See [About maps] Hewitsonia boisduvali congoensis Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 87, pl. 14, f. 64
Hewitsonia boisduvalii congoensis ; [BAFR, 467 (text)]
Hewitsonia congoensis ; [AfrL]

Hewitsonia danane Stempffer, 1969
W.Ivory Coast (Danane). See [About maps] Hewitsonia danae[sic?] ; [BAFR, 469 (text)]
Hewitsonia danane ; [AfrL]

Hewitsonia inexpectata Bouyer, 1997
Hewitsonia inexpectata ; [AfrL]

Hewitsonia intermedia Jackson, 1962
Uganda, E.Zaire. See [About maps] Hewitsonia intermedia Jackson, 1962; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 12 (3) : 161
Hewitsonia kirbyi ♀ f. intermedia Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 86, pl. 15, f. 65, TL: Ituri District, NW.Beni
Hewitsonia intermedia ; [BAFR, 469]; [AfrL]

Hewitsonia kirbyi Dewitz, 1879
Nigeria, Cameroun, Congo Republic, Gabon, Zaire, Angola. See [About maps] Hewitsonia kirbyi ; [BAFR, 468]; [AfrL]
Hewitsonia kirbyi kirbyi ; [AfrL]
H. k. preussi Staudinger, 1891
Cameroons Hewitsonia preussi Staudinger, 1890; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 3 (2) : 338, pl. 3, f. 7, TL: Cameroon
Hewitsonia preussi Staudinger, 1891; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris, 4 (1) : 139
Hewitsonia kirbyi preussi ; [AfrL]

Hewitsonia magdalenae Stempffer, 1951
NW.Zaire (Eala). See [About maps] Hewitsonia magdalenae ; [BAFR, 469 (text)]; [AfrL]

Hewitsonia occidentalis Bouyer, 1997
Hewitsonia occidentalis ; [AfrL]

Hewitsonia prouvosti Bouyer, 1997
Hewitsonia prouvosti ; [AfrL]

Hewitsonia similis (Aurivillius, 1891)
-. See [About maps] Hewitsonia similis ; [EBW]; [AfrL]
Ivory Coast - Nigeria, Gabon, Congo Republic Hewitsonia similis similis ; [BAFR, 468 (text)]

Hewitsonia ugandae Jackson, 1962
-. See [About maps] Hewitsonia ugandae ; [AfrL]
H. u. ugandae Jackson, 1962
E.Zaire, W.Uganda Hewitsonia ugandae ugandae ; [AfrL]
Hewitsonia similis ugandae ; [BAFR, 468]
H. u. jolyana Bouyer, 1997
Hewitsonia ugandae jolyana ; [AfrL]

The ?? species-group

?Hewitsonia mittoni Jackson, 1964
W.Uganda (Bwamba). See [About maps] mittoni Jackson, 1964; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (3) : 77, TL: Uganda
Hewitsonia mittoni ; [BAFR, 468]

?Hewitsonia dennisangwina D'Abrera, 1980
S.Nigeria. See [About maps] Hewitsonia dennisangwina D'Abrera, 1980; Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region: 468, TL: 'Calabar Swan'?


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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
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
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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
Hewitson, 1869; Hewitson, 1878
Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera. Lycaenidae Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (1): 1-36,37*, pl. 1-16 (1863), (2): 37-76, pl. 17-30 (1865), (3): 77-114, pl. 31-46 (1867), (4): 115-136,14a-h, pl. 47-54,3a-c, (Suppl.) 1-16, pl. 1-5 (1869), (5): 137-150,151*, pl. 55-59, (Suppl.) pl. 6 (1873), (6): 151-184,185*, pl. 60-73 (1874), (7): 185-208,209*, pl. 74-83 (1877), (8): 209-228, pl. 84-85,88-92, (Suppl.) 17-47, pl. 1a-b,3a-b,4a,5a-b,7-8 (1878)
Jackson, 1962
Notes on the Epitolinae with descriptions of a new genus and new species and subspecies (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 12 (3) : 123-163, pl. 1-13
Jackson, 1964
Notes on Epitolinae. Part II Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (3) : 57-80, pl. 1-8
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
Kirby, 1871
A synonymic catalogue of the diurnal Lepidoptera Syn. Cat. diurn. Lep.: vii + 690pp : 1-690
Schultze, 1916
Neue Rhopaloceren aus Kamerun Archiv Naturg. 81 A (7) (7): 159-167, (11): 110-112
Staudinger, 1890
Bemerkungen zu den Tafeln III und IV Dt. ent. Z. Iris 3 (2) : 337-338, pl. 3-4
Staudinger, 1891
Neue exotische Lepidopteren Dt. Ent. Z. Iris, 4 (1) : 61-157, pl. 1-2


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