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Liptena Westwood, [1851]
Liptena Westwood, [1851]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (2): pl. 77, f. 5-6, TS: Liptena undularis Hewitson
Leucolepis Karsch, 1893; Berl. ent. Z. 38 (1/2) : 216 (preocc. Leucolepis Reichenbach, 1850 (Aves?)), TS: Teriomima decipiens Kirby
Liptena (Liptenini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 424; [BK, 168]
Liptena (Liptenina) ; [AfrL]

Liptena opaca (Kirby, 1890)
-. See [About maps] Larinopoda opaca Kirby, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (33) : 266, TL: Cameroons
Larinopoda opaca ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892, Rhop. Exot. [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 65, pl. 16, f. 3-4
Liptena opaca ; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 42]; [AfrL]
Cameroun, Nigeria Liptena opaca opaca ; [BAFR, 441]; [AfrL]
L. o. sankuru Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Zaire, Cameroun opaca sankuru Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena opaca sankuru ; [AfrL]; [BAFR, 441]
L. o. centralis Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Congo Republic, SC.Cameroun (Bitje, Ja R.) opaca centralis Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena opaca centralis ; [BAFR, 441]; [AfrL]
L. o. ugandana Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Uganda opaca ugandana Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena opaca ugandana ; [BAFR, 441]; [AfrL]
L. o. gabunica Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Gabon, Equatorial Guinea opaca gabunica Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena opaca gabunica ; [BAFR, 441]; [AfrL]

Liptena albomacula Hawker-Smith, 1933
SE.Zaire, Uganda, Cameroun. See [About maps] Liptena albomacula ; [BAFR, 441]; [AfrL]

Liptena titei Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Cameroun, Nigeria, Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Liptena titei Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena titei ; [BAFR, 441]; [AfrL]

Liptena griveaudi Stempffer, 1969
Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Liptena griveaudi ; [BAFR, 441]; [AfrL]

Liptena confusa Aurivillius, 1899
Cameroun. See [About maps] Liptena confusa ; [BAFR, 441 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena ouesso Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
-. See [About maps] Liptena ouesso Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena ouesso ; [AfrL]
Cameroun, Congo Republic Liptena ouesso ouesso ; [BAFR, 442]; [AfrL]
L. o. mayombe Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Congo Republic (Mayombe) ouesso mayombe Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena ouesso mayombe ; [BAFR, 442]; [AfrL]

Liptena submacula Lathy, 1903
-. See [About maps] Liptena submacula ; [AfrL]
S.Nigeria Liptena submacula submacula ; [BAFR, 442 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. s. tringa Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Ivory Coast, C.Ghana (Ashanti) submacula tringa Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena submacula tringa ; [BAFR, 442 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. s. maesseni Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Ghana (Pampavie, Lipke) submacula maesseni Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena submacula maesseni ; [BAFR, 442 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. s. liberiana Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone submacula liberiana Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena submacula liberiana ; [BAFR, 442 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena simplicia Möschler, 1887
Guinea, Sierra Leone - Ghana, Nigeria, Congo Republic. See [About maps] Liptena simplicia Möschler, 1887; Abh. Senckenb. nat. Ges. 15 : 63, f. 14
Larinopoda albula Druce, 1888; Ent. mon. Mag. 25 : 108, TL: Addah, W. Africa
= ; [NHM]
Larinopoda albula ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890, Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 37, pl. 9, f. 3-4
Liptena simplicia ; [BAFR, 442]; [AfrL]

Liptena fatima (Kirby, 1890)
Nigeria, Cameroun, Fernando Póo, Gabon, Congo Republic, Zaire. See [About maps] Tingra fatima Kirby, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (33) : 268, TL: Cameroons
Tingra fatima ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1891, Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 62, pl. 15, f. 8-9
Liptena fatima ; [BAFR, 442]; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 32]; [AfrL]

Liptena decipiens (Kirby, 1890)
-. See [About maps] Teriomima decipiens Kirby, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (33) : 268, TL: Cameroons
Teriomima decipiens ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892, Rhop. Exot. [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 67, pl. 16, f. 7-8
Liptena decipiens ; [BOW: pl. 123, f. 32 (text only)]; [AfrL]
Cameroun, Nigeria, Togo Liptena decipiens decipiens ; [BAFR, 442]; [AfrL]
L. d. leucostola (Holland, 1890)
Cameroun Liptena decipiens leucostola ; [BAFR, 442 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. d. etoumbi Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Congo Republic, Gabon decipiens etoumbi Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena decipiens etoumbi ; [BAFR, 442 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena albicans Cator, 1904
Sierra Leone. See [About maps] Liptena albicans Cator, 1904; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 13 (73) : 76, TL: Sierra Leone
Liptena albicans ; [BAFR, 442 (text)]; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 32 (text only)]; [AfrL]

Liptena alluaudi Mabille, 1890
Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria. See [About maps] ?Liptena allaudi[sic?] ; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 32 (text only)]
Liptena alluaudi ; [BAFR, 443 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena batesana Bethune-Baker, 1926
Cameroun, Congo Republic, W.Uganda (Bwamba). See [About maps] Liptena batesana ; [BAFR, 443]; [AfrL]

Liptena augusta Suffert, 1904
Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Cameroun, Uganda. See [About maps] Liptena augusta Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 50, TL: Bipindi, Cameroons
Liptena augusta ; [BAFR, 443 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena ilaro Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
SW.Nigeria (Ilaro). See [About maps] Liptena ilaro Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena ilaro ; [BAFR, 443]; [AfrL]

Liptena bassae Bethune-Baker, 1926
SW.Nigeria (Kabba), Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Liptena bassae ; [BAFR, 443]; [AfrL]

Liptena tiassale Stempffer, 1969
S.Ivory Coast (Tiassalé). See [About maps] Liptena tiassale Stempffer, 1969; Bull. Inst. Fond. Afr. Noire (A) 31 : 939, TL: Tiassale
Liptena tiassale ; [BAFR, 443]; [AfrL]

Liptena hapale Talbot, 1935
Uganda. See [About maps] Liptena hapale ; [AfrL]; [BAFR, 443]

Liptena pearmani Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Nigeria, Ghana. See [About maps] Liptena pearmani Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena pearmani ; [BAFR, 443]; [AfrL]

Liptena inframacula Hawker-Smith, 1933
Cameroun, Congo Republic. See [About maps] Liptena inframacula ; [BAFR, 443]; [AfrL]

Liptena undularis Hewitson, 1866
Cameroun, Gabon, Congo Republic, Zaire, Uganda, Angola. See [About maps] Liptena undularis Hewitson, 1866; Ill. exot. Butts [5] (Pentila & Liptena): [66], pl. [33], f. 7, TL: Congo
Pentila undularis ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1887, Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) [9] 5, pl. 2, f. 13
Liptena undularis ; [BOW: pl. 125, f. 5]; [BAFR, 443]; [AfrL]

Liptena ferrymani (Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1891)
-. See [About maps] Pentila ferrymani Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1891; Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 50, pl. 12, f. 11, TL: Lokaja
Liptena ferrymani ; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 33]; [AfrL]
Nigeria, Cameroun, S.Sudan Liptena ferrymani ferrymani ; [BAFR, 443]; [AfrL]
L. f. bigoti Stempffer, 1964
Ivory Coast Liptena ferrymani bigoti ; [BAFR, 443 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. f. bissau Collins & Larsen, 2003
Liptena ferrymani bissau ; [AfrL]

Liptena septistrigata (Bethune-Baker, 1903)
W.Nigeria - Sierra Leone. See [About maps] Liptena septistrigata ; [BAFR, 444]; [AfrL]

Liptena subundularis (Staudinger, [1892])
Cameroun, Fernando Póo, Gabon. See [About maps] Pentila subundularis Staudinger, [1892]; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 4 (2) : 215, TL: Ogove, Gaboon
Pentila subundularis ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892, Rhop. Exot. [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) [75] 63, pl. 18, f. 9-10
Liptena subundularis ; [BAFR, 444 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena nigromarginata Stempffer, 1961
Uganda, Zaire, Congo Republic. See [About maps] Liptena nigromarginata ; [BAFR, 444 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena subsuffusa Hawker-Smith, 1933
NE.Zaire. See [About maps] Liptena subsuffusa ; [BAFR, 444]; [AfrL]

Liptena perobscura Druce, 1910
Cameroun, Congo Republic. See [About maps] Liptena perobscura Druce, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 (1) : 362, pl. 33, f. 13, TL: Bitje, Ja river, Cameroons
Liptena perobscura ; [BAFR, 444]; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 45]; [AfrL]

Liptena evanescens (Kirby, 1887)
Gabon, Cameroun, Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Pentila evanescens Kirby, 1887; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 19 (113) : 364, TL: Cameroons
xanthis (Holland, 1890) (Teriomima); Psyche 5 : 429
Liptena xanthis ; [BAFR, 444]
Pentila evanescens ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1887, Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) [9] 5, pl. 2, f. 11-12
Liptena evanescens ; [BAFR, 444]; [BOW: pl. 125, f. 6 (text only)]; [AfrL]

Liptena ochrea Hawker-Smith, 1933
Cameroun, Congo Republic. See [About maps] Liptena ochrea ; [AfrL]; [BAFR, 444]

Liptena bolivari Kheil, 1905
Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea. See [About maps] Liptena bolivari ; [BAFR, 444]; [AfrL]

Liptena undina (Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894)
Cameroun, Gabon, Congo Republic, Zaire, Uganda. See [About maps] Pentila undina Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894; Rhop. Exot. [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 117, pl. 25, f. 6-7 (Staudinger, MS), TL: Kuilu
Liptena undina ; [BAFR, 444]; [BOW: pl. 125, f. 4]; [AfrL]

Liptena xanthostola (Holland, 1890)
-. See [About maps] Liptena xanthostola ; [BOW: pl. 125, f. 6]; [AfrL]
Cameroun, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, S.Zaire (Kuilu R.) Liptena xanthostola xanthostola ; [BAFR, 444]; [AfrL]
L. x. coomassiensis (Hawker-Smith, 1933)
W.Nigeria - Ghana, Liberia, Guinea Liptena xanthostola coomassiensis ; [BAFR, 444 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. x. xantha (Grose-Smith, 1901)
Zaire, Sudan, Uganda, W.Kenya Teriomima xantha Grose-Smith, 1901; in Grose-Smith & Kirby, Rhop. Exot. [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 140, pl. 29, f. 13-14, TL: Ntebe, Uganda
Liptena xanthostola xantha ; [BK: 168, pl. 14, f. 150]
Liptena xanhostola xantha ; [BAFR, 444 (text)]
Liptena xanthostola xantha ; [AfrL]

Liptena overlaeti Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
SE.Zaire (Kapanga). See [About maps] Liptena overlaeti Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena overlaeti ; [AfrL]; [BAFR, 444 (text)]

Liptena fontainei Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
NE.Zaire (Isiro). See [About maps] Liptena fontainei Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena fontainei ; [BAFR, 444 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena homeyeri Dewitz, 1884
Zambia. See [About maps] Liptena homeyeri Dewitz, 1884; Berl. ent. Z. 28 (1) : 188, pl. 1, f. 3, 3a, TL: W.Africa
Liptena homeyeri ; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 36]; [EBW]; [AfrL]
N.Zambia, S.Zaire, SE.Angola Liptena homeyeri homeyeri ; [BAFR, 444]; [AfrL]
L. h. straminea Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Angola (not SE.Angola) homeyeri straminea Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena homeyeri straminea ; [BAFR, 444 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena rochei Stempffer, 1951
Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone. See [About maps] Liptena rochei ; [BAFR, 444]; [AfrL]

Liptena flavicans (Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1891)
-. See [About maps] Pentila flavicans Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1891; Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 50, pl. 12, f. 5-8, TL: Barombi, Cameroons
Liptena flavicans ; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 46 (text only)]; [AfrL]
SW.Cameroun Liptena flavicans flavicans ; [BAFR, 444]; [AfrL]
L. f. oniens Talbot, 1935
W.Cameroun, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Liberia flavicans oniens Talbot, 1935; Ent. mon. Mag. 71 : 72
Liptena flavicans oniens ; [BAFR, 444 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. f. praeusta Schultze, 1917
S.Cameroun, Gabon, Congo Republic, Zaire Liptena flavicans var. praeusta Schultze, 1917; Archiv Naturg. 82 A (3) : 38
Liptena flavicans praeusta ; [BAFR, 444 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. f. aequatorialis Stempffer, 1956
Zaire, W.Uganda (Bwamba) Liptena flavicans aequatorialis ; [BAFR, 444 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. f. katera Stempffer, 1956
W shore of Lake Victoria Liptena flavicans katera ; [BAFR, 444 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena durbania Bethune-Baker, 1915
Cameroun, Congo Republic. See [About maps] Liptena durbania ; [BAFR, 444]; [AfrL]

Liptena bergeri Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
SE.Zaire (Kafakumba). See [About maps] Liptena bergeri Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30: (109-181)
Liptena bergeri ; [BAFR, 444 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena eukrinaria Bethune-Baker, 1926
Cameroun, S.Nigeria. See [About maps] Liptena eukrinaria ; [BAFR, 444]; [AfrL]

Liptena eukrinoides Talbot, 1937
W shore of Lake Victoria Liptena eukrinoides ; [BAFR, 445]; [AfrL]

Liptena eukrines Druce, 1905
NW.Zambia, Zaire. See [About maps] Liptena eukrines ; [BAFR, 445]; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 31]; [AfrL]

Liptena eketi Bethune-Baker, 1926
S.Nigeria. See [About maps] Liptena eketi ; [BAFR, 445]; [AfrL]

Liptena similis (Kirby, 1890)
Cameroun, Nigeria - Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea. See [About maps] Pseuderesia similis Kirby, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (33) : 264, TL: Cameroons
Pseuderesia similis ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1891, Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 58, pl. 14, f. 3-4
Liptena similis ; [BAFR, 445]; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 49]; [AfrL]

Liptena turbata (Kirby, 1890)
Ivory Coast, Cameroun, Congo Republic, S.Zaire (Kuilu R.). See [About maps] Pseuderesia turbata Kirby, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (33) : 263, TL: Cameroons
Pseuderesia turbata ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1891, Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 58, pl. 14, f. 13-14
Liptena turbata ; [BAFR, 445]; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 48]; [AfrL]

Liptena intermedia Grünberg, 1910
S.Cameroun, Equatorial Guinea. See [About maps] Liptena intermedia ; [BAFR, 445 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena congoana Hawker-Smith, 1933
E.Zaire, Uganda. See [About maps] Liptena congoana ; [BAFR, 445]; [AfrL]

Liptena praestans (Grose-Smith, 1901)
-. See [About maps] Pentila praestans Grose-Smith, 1901; in Grose-Smith & Kirby, Rhop. Exot. [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 141, pl. 29, f. 15-16, TL: Sierra Leone
Liptena praestans ; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 46]; [AfrL]
S.Cameroun, Congo Republic, Zaire Liptena praestans praestans ; [BAFR, 445 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. p. congoensis Schultze, 1923
S.Cameroun, Congo Republic, Zaire Liptena praestans congoensis ; [BAFR, 445]; [AfrL]

Liptena fulvicans Hawker-Smith, 1933
S.Zaire (Shaba). See [About maps] Liptena fulvicans ; [BAFR, 446]; [AfrL]

Liptena rubromacula Hawker-Smith, 1933
-. See [About maps] Liptena rubromacula ; [AfrL]
Liptena rubromacula rubromacula ; [AfrL]
L. r. jacksoni Carpenter, 1934
Uganda rubromacula jacksoni Carpenter, 1934; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 9: 12
Liptena ideoides jacksoni ; [BAFR, 446 (text)]
Liptena rubromacula jacksoni ; [AfrL]

?Liptena gordoni Druce, 1903²
Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia. See [About maps] Pseuderesia bakeriana Cator, 1904; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 13 (73) : 73, TL: Sierra Leone
= ; [NHM]
Liptena gordoni ; [BAFR, 446]

Liptena tricolora (Bethune-Baker, 1915)
Cameroun. See [About maps] Liptena tricolora ; [BAFR, 446]; [AfrL]

Liptena o-rubrum (Holland, 1890)
-. See [About maps] orubrum (Holland, 1890)
Liptena daemon Druce, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 (1) : 363, pl. 33, f. 10-11, TL: Bitje, Ja river, Cameroons
= ; [NHM]
Liptena o-rubrum ; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 43-44]
Liptena orubrum ; [AfrL]
Gabon, Congo Republic, Cameroun Liptena o-rubrum o-rubrum ; [BAFR, 446]
Liptena orubrum orubrum ; [AfrL]
L. o. tripunctata (Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894)
Zaire Pseuderesia tripunctata Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894; Rhop. Exot. [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 116, pl. 25, f. 3-4, TL: Kuilu
Liptena o-rubrum tripunctata ; [BAFR, 446 (text)]
Liptena orubrum tripunctata ; [AfrL]
L. o. teroana Talbot, 1935
Uganda Liptena o-rubrum teroana ; [BAFR, 446 (text)]
Liptena orubrum teroana ; [AfrL]

Liptena helena (Druce, 1888)
Sierra Leone, Ghana, Congo Republic. See [About maps] Pseuderesia helena Druce, 1888; Ent. mon. Mag. 25 : 108, TL: Addah, W. Africa
Durbania erycinoides Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890; Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 47, pl. 11, f. 11-12, TL: Cameroons
= ; [NHM]
Pseuderesia helena ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890, Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 35, pl. 9, f. 1-2
Liptena helena ; [BAFR, 446]; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 34]; [AfrL]

Liptena modesta (Kirby, 1890)
Uganda, Zaire - Gabon, Cameroun, Nigeria, Liberia. See [About maps] Teriomima modesta Kirby, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (33) : 270, TL: Cameroons
Teriomima modesta ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892, Rhop. Exot. [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 81, pl. 19, f. 7-8
Liptena modesta ; [BAFR, 446]; [AfrL]

Liptena catalina (Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1887)
Sierra Leone - Cameroons. See [About maps] Pseuderesia catalina Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1887; Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 4, pl. 1, f. 7-8, TL: Cameroons
Pseuderesia catalina ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890, Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 44, pl. 11, f. 1-2
Liptena catalina ; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 29]; [BAFR, 446]; [AfrL]

Liptena despecta (Holland, 1890)
Nigeria, Gabon, Zaire, Uganda. See [About maps] Liptena despecta ; [BOW: pl. 124, f. 30]; [BAFR, 446]; [AfrL]

Liptena amabilis Schultze, 1923
Congo Republic, Zaire, Uganda?. See [About maps] Liptena amabilis ; [BAFR, 446 (text)]; [AfrL]
Liptena amabilis amabilis ; [AfrL]
L. a. nyanzae Congdon, Kielland & Collins, 1998
Liptena amabilis nyanzae ; [AfrL]

?Liptena hulstaerti Hawker-Smith, 1926²
Congo Republic, Zaire, W.Uganda. See [About maps] Liptena hulstaerti ; [BAFR, 446 (= L. amabilis?)]

Liptena sauberi Schultze, 1912
Cameroun. See [About maps] Liptena sauberi Schultze, 1912; Ent. Rundsch. 29 (14) : 92, TL: Yukaduma, Kamerum
Liptena sauberi ; [BAFR, 447]; [AfrL]

Liptena infima (Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890)
Sierra Leone, Ghana. See [About maps] Durbania infima Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890; Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 46, pl. 11, f. 15-16, TL: Sierra Leone
Liptena infima ; [BAFR, 447]

Liptena mwagensis Dufrane, 1953
E.Zaire (Kivu). See [About maps] Liptena mwagensis ; [BAFR, 447 (text)]; [AfrL]

Liptena decempunctata Schultze, 1923
Cameroun. See [About maps] Liptena decempunctata ; [BAFR, 447]; [AfrL]

 

Liptena boei Libert, 1993
Liptena boei ; [AfrL]

Liptena kiellandi Congdon & Collins, 1998
Liptena kiellandi ; [AfrL]
Liptena kiellandi kiellandi ; [AfrL]
L. k. kakamegae Congdon & Collins, 1998
Liptena kiellandi kakamegae ; [AfrL]

Liptena lualaba Berger, 1981
Liptena lualaba ; [AfrL]

Liptena occidentalis Bethune-Baker, 1926
Liptena occidentalis ; [AfrL]

Liptena priscilla Larsen, 1995
Liptena priscilla ; [AfrL]

Liptena seyboui Warren-Gash & Larsen, 2003
Liptena seyboui ; [AfrL]

Liptena yukadumae Schultze, 1917
Liptena yukadumae Schultze, 1917; Archiv Naturg. 82 A (3) : 38
Liptena yukadumae ; [AfrL]


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Liptena modetissima Rebel, 1914; Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 264
Liptena modetissima ; [NHM]


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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
[BHL]
The; Biodiversity Heritage Library; and on; Internet Archive; Note: The linking to the content of Internet Archive is somewhat delicate -- notify me when links break!
[BK]
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Carpenter, 1934
New and rare African Butterflies Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 9: 12-14, 64
Cator, 1904
On new Species of Lycaenidae from Sierra Leone Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 13 (73) : 73-76
Dewitz, 1884
Drei neue westafrikanische Tagschmetterlinge Berl. ent. Z. 28 (1) : 187-188
Westwood, [1851]
The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera, comprising their generic characters, a notice of their habitats and transformations, and a catalogue of the species of each genus; illustrated with 86 plates by W. C. Hewitson Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 1-18, pl. A, 1-4 (1-2) (1846), (1): 19-132, pl. 4*, 5-25, 28 (3-14) (1847), (1): 133-200, pl. 1*, 26, 27, 29, 31-44 (15-23) (1848), (1): 201-242, pl. 30, 45-52, 56-58, 60-62, 64 (24-31) (1849), (1): 243-250 [?], (2): 243-326, pl. 53-55, 63, 65, 66 (32-38) (1850), (2): 327-466, pl. 59, 67-77 (39-50) (1851), (2): 467-534, 143, 144, pl. 78-80 (Index) (51-54) (1852)
Druce, 1888
Descriptions of several new species of Lycaenidae from W. Africa Ent. mon. Mag. 25 : 108-109
Druce, 1910
Descriptions of new Lycaenidae and Hesperiidae from Tropical West Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 (1) : 356-378, pl. 33-35
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
Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1887; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1891; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894; Grose-Smith in Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901
Rhopalocera Exotica, being Illustrations of New, Rare, and Unfigured Species of Butterflies Rhop. Exot. [1] 1: (Ornithoptera) 1-2, pl. 1 (1887), [1] 2: (Ornithoptera) 3-4, pl. 2 (1892), [1] 3: (Ornithoptera) [5-6] 1-2, pl. 3 (1900), [1] 3: (Ornithoptera) 7-8, pl. 4 (1901), [1] 1: (Papilio) 1-2, pl. 1 (1887), [1] 1: (Papilio) 3-5,7-14, pl. 2-6 (1888), [1] 1: (Papilio) 15-20, pl. 7-9 (1890), [1] 1: (Papilio) 21-25, pl. 10-11 (1891), [1] 2: (Papilio) 27-31, pl. 12-13 (1893), [1] 2: (Papilio) 33-35, pl. 14 (1894), [1] 2: (Papilio) 37-38, pl. 15 (1895), [1] 2: (Papilio) 39-40, pl. 16 (1897), [1] 3: (Papilio) 41-46, pl. 17-19 (1899), [1] 3: (Papilio) 47-48, pl. 20 (1900), [1] 3: (Papilio) 49-50, pl. 21 (1901), [1] 3: (Papilio) 51-55, pl. 22-23 (1902), [1] 1: (Delias) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [1] 2: (Delias) 5-7, 9-11, pl. 2-3 (1893), [1] 2: (Delias) 12-18, pl. 4-5 (1895), [1] 2: (Delias) 20-22, pl. 6 (1896), [1] 3: (Delias) 24-26, pl. 7 (1897), [1] 3: (Delias) 28-35, pl. 8-9 (1901), [1] 3: (Delias) 36-38, pl. 10 (1902), [1] 1: (Pieridae) 1-3, pl. 1 (1888), [1] 2: (Pinacopteryx) 1-4, pl. 1 (1893), [1] 1: (Callosune) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [1] 3: (Huphina) 1-7, pl. 1-2 (1898), [1] 3: (Huphina) [8],9-10, pl. 3 (1899), [1] 1: (Elodina) 1-4, pl. 1 (1890), [1] 1: (Belenois) 1-4, pl. 1 (1892), [1] 2: (Belenois) 5-8, pl. 2 (1892), [1] 3: (Mylothris) 1-3, 5-7, pl. 1-2 (1900), [1] 1: (Ixias) 1-3, pl. 1 (1888), [1] 2: (Appias) 1-3, pl. 1 (1894), [1] 1: (Pierinae) 5-7, pl. 2 (1889), [1] 2: (Dismorphia) 1-4, pl. 1 (1896), [1] 2: (Dismorphia) 5-9, 11-15, pl. 2-3 (1897), [2] 1: (Asthipa) 1-3, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 2: (Asthipa) 5-6, pl. 2 (1896), [2] 2: (Ravadeba) 7, pl. 1 (1896), [2] 2: (Mycalesis) 1-4, pl. 1 (1895), [2] 2: (Mycalesis) 5-12, pl. 2-3 (1896), [2] 3: (Mycalesis) 13-18, pl. 4-5 (1902), [2] 3: (Libythea) 1-2, pl. 1 (1902), : (Ragadia-Argyronympha-Hypocysta) : 1-6, pl. [1] (1895), [2] 2: (Pedaliodes) 1-5, pl. 1 (1893), [2] 2: (Pedaliodes) 7-9, pl. 2 (1894), [2] 2: (Pedaliodes) 10-14, pl. 3 (1895), [2] 3: (Pedaliodes) 15-20, pl. 4-5, (Oxeoschistus) 1 (1900), [2] 3: (Pronophila) 1-2, pl. 1, (Oxeoschistus) 2-3, pl. 1 (1900), [2] 2: (Elymnias) 1-4, pl. 1 (1896), [2] 3: (Elymnias) 5-6, pl. 2, (Bruasa) 6-7, pl. 1 (1897), [2] 1: (Morpho) 1-2, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 3: (Morphotenaris-Hyantis) 1-3, pl. [1] (1898), [2] 2: (Tenaris) 1-3, 5-7, pl. 1-2 (1894), [2] 2: (Tenaris) 9-11, pl. 3 (1895), [2] 2: (Tenaris) 13-15, pl. 4 (1896), [2] 3: (Tenaris) 17-18, pl. 5 (1898), [2] 1: (Heliconius) 1-3, pl. 1 (1892), [2] 1: (Acraea) 1-6, pl. 1-2 (1889), [2] 1: (Acraea) 7-10, pl. 3 (1892), [2] 2: (Acraea) 11-14, pl. 4 (1892), [2] 2: (Acraea) 15-18, pl. 5 (1894), [2] 3: (Acraea) 19-29, pl. 6-8, (Planema) 29-30, pl. [1] (1901), [2] 1: (Cethosia) 1-2, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 3: (Cirrhochroa) 1, pl. [1], (Cupha) 2-4, pl. [1] (1898), [2] 2: (Terinos) 1-2, pl. 1 (1894), [2] 1: (Thaleropis) 1-3, pl. 1 (1891), [2] 2: (Doleschallia) 1-3,5-7, pl. 1-2 (1893), [2] 2: (Kallima) 1-3, pl. 1 (1892), [2] 1: (Hypolimnas) 1-2, pl. 1 (1891), [2] 3: (Hypolimnas) 3-4, pl. 2 (1897), [2] 3: (Hypolimnas) 5-6, pl. 3 (1898), [2] 1: (Euxanthe) 1-3, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 1: (Hestina) 1-3, pl. 1 (1891), [2] 1: (Cymothoe) 1-4, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 3: (Limenitis) 1-3, pl. 1 (1899), [2] 2: (Neptis) 1-4, pl. 1 (1895), [2] 3: (Neptis) 5-11, pl. 2-3 (1899), [2] 3: (Neptis) 13-17, pl. 4-5 (1900), [2] 1: (Euthalia-Tanaecia) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 1: (Euthalia) 5-10, pl. 2-3 (1891), [2] 2: (Euthalia) 11-14, pl. 4 (1894), [2] 3: (Euthalia) 15, pl. 5, (Dichorragia) 16, pl. 1 (1898), [2] 1: (Apatura) 1-3, pl. 1 (1892), [2] 1: (Euphaedra) 1-2, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 1: (Euryphene) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 1: (Charaxes) 1-2,[3-4] pl. 1-2 (1887), [2] 1: (Charaxes) [5], pl. 3 (1888), [2] 1: (Charaxes) 7-9, pl. 4 (1890), [2] 1: (Charaxes) 11-13, pl. 5 (1891), [2] 1: (Mynes) 1-2, pl. 1 (1888), [2] 2: (Mynes) 3-6, pl. 2 (1894), [2] 2: (Prothoe) 1-2, pl. 1 (1896), [3] 3: (Erycinidae) 1-10, pl. 1-2 (1902), [3] 2: (Dicallaneura-etc) 1-6, pl. 1 (1897), [3] 3: (Dicallaneura-etc) 7-11, pl. 2 (1901), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 1-4,[5-9] 1-5, pl. 1-2 (1887), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 11-17, 19-22, pl. 3-5 (1888), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 23-25, 27-29, 31-33, pl. 6-8 (1889), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 35-48, pl. 9-11 (1890), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 49-51,53-64, pl. 12-15 (1891), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 65-68, pl. 16 (1892), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) [69-72] 57-60, pl. 17 (1892), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) [73-77] 61-65,79-84, pl. 18-19 (1892), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 85-107, pl. 20-23 (1893), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 109-120, pl. 24-25 (1894), [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 121-125, pl. 26 (1900), [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 127-131, 133-141, pl. 27-29 (1901), [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 143-146, pl. 30 (1902), [3] 2: (Hypochrysops) 1-6, pl. 1 (1894), [3] 2: (Hypochrysops) 7-13, 15-22, pl. 2-3 (1895), [3] 2: (Thysonotis) 23-25, 27-31, pl. 1-2 (1895), [3] 2: (Waigeum) 34-38, pl. 1 (1896), [3] 2: (Thysonotis) 39-46, pl. 3-4 (1896), [3] 2: (Holochila) 1-4, pl. 1 (1896), [3] 2: (Holochila) 5-8, pl. 2 (1897), [3] 2: (Pseudonotis) 1-3, pl. [1], (Epimastidia) 4-5, pl. [1], (Lampides) 5-8, pl. [1] (1897), [3] 2: (Lampides) 9-10, pl. 2, (Thysonotis) 47, pl. 5 (1897), [3] 3: (Holochila) 9-11, pl. 3 (1898), [3] 3: (Arhopala) 1-7, pl. 1-2 (1898), [3] 3: (Arhopala) 9-12, pl. 3, (Ilerda) 13, pl. [1], (Horaga) 14-15, pl. [1] (1902), [3] 3: (Thysonotis) 47x,48-50, pl. 6 (1898), [3] 3: (Hypochrysops) 23-26, pl. 4 (1898), [3] 3: (Holochila) 13-15, pl. 4 (1899), [3] 3: (Hypochrysops) 27-29, pl. 5, (Waigeum) [30], pl. 2 (1899), [3] 3: (Holochila) 17-19, pl. 5 (1899), [3] 3: (Thysonotis) 51-54, pl. 7 (1899), [3] 3: (Jamides) 11-14, pl. 1 (1900), [3] 3: (Hypolycaena-etc) 1-4, pl. [1] (1900), [3] 3: (Hypochrysops) 31-33, pl. 6, (Thysonotis) 55-56, pl. 8 (1900), [3]: (Additions-Corrections) 1-2,[3],vii-x
Hewitson, 1866
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)
Holland, 1890
Descriptions of New West African Lycaenidae. (1) Psyche 5 : 423-431
Karsch, 1893
Die Insecten der Berglandschaft Adeli im Hinterlande von Togo (Westafrika). 1. Abtheilung: Apterygota, Odonata, Orthoptera Saltatoria,Lepidoptera Rhopalocera Berl. ent. Z. 38 (1/2) : 1-266, pl. 1-6
Kirby, 1887
Descriptions of new Species of Papilionidae, Pieridae, and _Lycaenidae Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 19 (113) : 360-369
Kirby, 1890
Descriptions of new Species of African Lycaenidae, chiefly from the Collections of Dr Staudinger and Mr Henley Grose Smith Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (33) : 261-274
Möschler, 1887
Beiträge zur Schmetterlings-Fauna der Goldküste Abh. Senckenb. nat. Ges. 15 : 49-100, pl., f. 1-24
Rebel, 1914
Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Expedition R. Grauernach. Zentralafrika. 1909-1911. Lepidoptera Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 219-294, pl. 17-24
Schultze, 1912
Neue Rhopaloceren aus dem tropischen Westafrika Ent. Rundsch. 29 (14) : 91-93
Schultze, 1917
Weitere neue Rhopaloceren aus der Ausbeute der II. Inner-Afrika-Expedition des Herzogs Adolf Friedrich zu Meclenburg Archiv Naturg. 82 A (3) : 34-39
Staudinger, [1892]
Neue afrikanische Lycaeniden Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 4 (2) : 215-223
Stempffer, 1969
Liste des Lepidopteres Lycaenidae de Cote d'Ivoire actuellement connus (2e note) Bull. Inst. Fond. Afr. Noire (A) 31 : 927-950
Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
A revision of some groups of Liptena Westwood (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 30 : 109-181, pl. 1-6
Suffert, 1904
Neue afrikansche Tagfalter aus dem kön. zool. Museum, Berlin, und meiner Sammlung Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 12-107, pl. 1-3
Talbot, 1935
New species and forms of African Lycaenidae Ent. mon. Mag. 71 : 69-78,115-127,147-153


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