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Poritiinae
Lipteninae Röber, 1892; 262, TG: Liptena
Lipteninae (Lycaenidae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 381, 421
Poritiinae (Lycaenidae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 381, 425; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 118; [AfrL]
Tribe Poritiini
Poritiinae (Lycaenidae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 381
Poritiini (Poritiinae) ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 118
Cyaniriodes de Nicéville in Marshall & de Nicéville, 1890 — 2 spp.
Poriskina Druce, 1895 — 1 sp.
Poritia Moore, [1866] Gems — 17 spp.
Simiskina Distant, 1886 — 10 spp.
Deramas Distant, 1886 — 27 spp.
Tribe Liptenini
Liptenini (Poritiinae) ; [AfrL]
Lipteninae (Lycaenidae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 381
Subtribe Pentilina
Pentila
Pentilini Aurivillius, 1914; 298, TG: Pentila Westwood
Pentilina (Liptenini) ; [AfrL]
Pentilini (Lipteninae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 381, 423
Section Alaena
Alaena ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 423
Alaena Boisduval, 1847 Zulus — 25 spp.
Ptelina Clench, 1965 — 2 spp.
Section Telipna
Telipna ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 423
Telipna Aurivillius, 1895 — 32 spp.
Ornipholidotos Bethune-Baker, 1914 Glasswings — 64 spp.
Section ?
Torbenia Libert, 2000 — 5 spp.
Section Pentila
Pentila ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 423
Liptenara Bethune-Baker, 1915 — 3 spp.
Pentila Westwood, [1851] Pentila — 40 spp.
Subtribe Durbaniina
Durbaniina (Liptenini) ; [AfrL]
Liptenini (Lipteninae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 381, 424 (part, Durbania section)
Durbania Trimen, 1862 — 2 spp.
Durbaniella van Son, 1959 — 1 sp.
Durbaniopsis van Son, 1959 — 1 sp.
Subtribe Mimacraeina
Mimacraeina (Liptenini) ; [AfrL]
Liptenini (Lipteninae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 381 (part, Mimacraea section)
Cooksonia Druce, 1905 — 3 spp.
Mimacraea Butler, 1872 Acraea Mimics — 24 spp.
Mimeresia Stempffer, 1961 — 13 spp.
Subtribe Liptenina
Liptenines
Liptenina (Liptenini) ; [AfrL]
Liptenini (Lipteninae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 381; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 381 (part, Liptena section)
Pseuderesia Butler, 1874 — 26 spp.
Teriomima Kirby, 1887 Buffs — 7 spp.
Euthecta Bennett, 1954 — 2 spp.
Baliochila Stempffer & Bennett, 1953 Buffs — 28 spp.
Cnodontes Stempffer & Bennett, 1953 Buffs — 5 spp.
Congdonia Henning & Henning, 2004 — 1 sp.
Eresinopsides Strand, 1911 — 2 spp.
Eresina Aurivillius, 1898 — 19 spp.
Toxochitona Stempffer, 1956 — 4 spp.
Argyrocheila Staudinger, [1892] — 3 spp.
Citrinophila Kirby, 1887 — 7 spp.
Liptena Westwood, [1851] — 70 spp.
Obania Collins & Larsen, 1998 — 3 spp.
Kakumia Collins & Larsen, 1998 — 3 spp.
Falcuna Stempffer & Bennett, 1963 Marbles — 17 spp.
Tetrarhanis Karsch, 1893 — 15 spp.
Larinopoda Butler, 1871 — 7 spp.
Micropentila Aurivillius, 1895 Dots — 33 spp.
Subtribe Epitolina
Iridanini (Lipteninae)Clench, 1965; Mem. Amer. ent. Soc. 19: (part) , TG: Iridana
Epitolina (Liptenini) ; [AfrL]
Liptenini (Lipteninae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 381 (part, Epitola/Iridana section)
Epitola Westwood, [1851] — 17 spp.
Cerautola Libert, 1999 — 12 spp.
Geritola Libert, 1999 — 19 spp.
Stempfferia Jackson, 1962 — 45 spp.
Cephetola Libert, 1999 — 46 spp.
Deloneura Trimen, 1868 — 7 spp.
Batelusia Druce, 1910 — 1 sp.
Tumerepedes Bethune-Baker, 1913 — 1 sp.
Pseudoneaveia Stempffer, 1964 — 1 sp.
Neaveia Druce, 1910 — 1 sp.
Epitolina Aurivillius, 1895 — 5 spp.
Hypophytala Clench, 1965 — 15 spp.
Phytala Westwood, [1851] — 1 sp.
Neoepitola Jackson, 1964 — 1 sp.
Aethiopana Bethune-Baker, 1915 — 1 sp.
Hewitsonia Kirby, 1871 — 16 spp.
Powellana Bethune-Baker, 1908 — 1 sp.
Iridana Aurivillius, 1921 — 16 spp.
Teratoneura Dudgeon, 1909 — 2 spp.


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References:
[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


Some related literature:
Clench, 1965
in Fox, Lindsey, Clench & Miller, The Butteflies of Liberia. Superfamily Lycaenoidea Mem. Amer. ent. Soc. 19 : 267-403, f. 163-233
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
Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003
The butterflies of Sulawesi: annotated checklist for a critical island faunda Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 3-268, pl. 1-16


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