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Mimacraea Butler, 1872
Acraea Mimics
Mimacraea Butler, 1872; Lepid. Exotica (12): 104, TS: Mimacraea darwinia Butler
Mimacraea (Liptenini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 424; [BK, 159]
Mimacraea (Mimacraeina) ; [AfrL]

Mimacraea charmian Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890
-. See [About maps] Mimacraea charmian Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890; Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 42, pl. 10, f. 8-9, TL: Cameroons
Mimacraea charmian ; [AfrL]
Cameroun Mimacraea charmian charmian ; [BAFR, 429]
?M. c. ertli Joicey & Talbot²
Zaire Mimacraea charmian ertli ; [BAFR, 429 (text)]

?Mimacraea schmidti Schultze & Aurivillius, 1923
S.Cameroun. See [About maps] schmidti Schultze & Aurivillius, 1923; Ergebn. D.Z.-Afr. 2tn. Exp. 1 (17) : 1163
Mimacraea schmidti ; [BAFR, 429 (text)]

?Mimacraea laeta Schultze, 1912
S.Cameroun. See [About maps] Mimacraea laeta Schultze, 1912; Ent. Rundsch. 29 (7) : 49, TL: Kamerun, Yukaduma
Mimacraea laeta ; [BAFR, 429 (text)]

Mimacraea neurata Holland, 1895
-. See [About maps] Mimacraea neurata ; [AfrL]
Sierra Leone - Ghana, Nigeria Mimacraea neurata neurata ; [BAFR, 429]

Mimacraea fulvaria Aurivillius, 1895
Zaire, Congo Republic. See [About maps] Mimacraea fulvaria ; [AfrL]
Mimacraea neurata fulvaria ; [BAFR, 429 (text)]
Mimacraea fulvaria fulvaria ; [AfrL]
M. f. eltringhami Druce, 1912
Uganda Mimacraea eltringhami eltringhami ; [BAFR, 429 (text)]
Mimacraea fulvaria eltringhami ; [AfrL]
?M. f. burgeoni Hawker-Smith²
Zaire Mimacraea eltringhami burgeoni Hawker-Smith²; [BAFR, 429]

Mimacraea paragora Rebel, 1911
NW shore of L. Tanganyika Mimacraea paragora ; [BAFR, 429]; [AfrL]
Mimacraea paragora paragora ; [AfrL]
M. p. angulata Libert, 2000
Mimacraea paragora angulata ; [AfrL]

Mimacraea landbecki Druce, 1910
Uganda, W.Tanzania, Zaire, Congo Republic, Cameroun. See [About maps] Mimacraea landbecki Druce, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 (1) : 358, pl. 34, f. 7-8, TL: Upper Kasai distr., Congo Free State
Mimacraea pulverulenta Schultze, 1912; Ent. Rundsch. 29 (7) : 50, TL: Kimuenza
Mimacraea graeseri Schultze, 1912; Ent. Rundsch. 29 (7) : 50, TL: Kimuenza
Mimacraea schubotzi Schultze, 1912; Ent. Rundsch. 29 (7) : 50, TL: Kimuenza
Mimacraea landbecki ab. latifasciata Rebel, 1914; Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 263
Mimacraea landbecki ab. flavescens Rebel, 1914; Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 263
pseudepaea Schultze & Aurivillius, 1923; Ergebn. D.Z.-Afr. 2tn. Exp. 1 (17) : 1165
Mimacraea landbecki ; [BAFR, 429]; [AfrL]

Mimacraea telloides Schultze, 1923
Mimacraea telloides ; [AfrL]

Mimacraea gelinia (Oberthür, 1893)
NE.Tanzania (Usambara Mts., Gelin). See [About maps] Mimacraea gelinia ; [BAFR, 429]; [AfrL]
Mimacraea gelinia gelinia ; [AfrL]
M. g. nguru Kielland, 1986
Mimacraea gelinia nguru ; [AfrL]

Mimacraea krausei Dewitz, 1889
-. See [About maps] Krause's Acraea Mimic
Mimacraea krausei ; [AfrL]
Congo Republic, Zaire, W.Uganda (Bwamba Valley) obsolescens Hawker-Smith, 1926; Rev. zool. afr. 14 : 238
Mimacraea krausei krausei f. obsolescens ; [BAFR, 430, fig.]
Mimacraea krausei krausei ; [BAFR, 430 (text)]; [AfrL]
M. k. poultoni Neave, 1904
W.Kenya (Kakamega, Mt Elgon), W.Uganda (Unyoro) ?Mimacraea luteomaculata Grünberg, 1908; S.B. Ges naturf. Fr. Berl. 1908 : 57, pl. 3, f. 3, TL: Uganda
?krausei f. elgonae Talbot, 1935²
Mimacraea krausei poultoni f. luteomaculata ; [BAFR, 430, fig.]
Mimacraea krausei poultoni ; [BAFR, 430 (text)]; [BK: 159, pl. 12, f. 126]; [AfrL]

Larva on (tree lichens) [BK]

W.Uganda (not Bwamba) Mimacraea krausei masindae ; [BAFR, 430]
M. k. karschioides Carpenter & Jackson, 1950
S.Sudan Mimacraea krausei karschioides ; [AfrL]
Mimacraea karschioides ; [BAFR, 430 (text)]
M. k. camerunica Libert, 2000
Mimacraea krausei camerunica ; [AfrL]

Mimacraea darwinia Butler, 1872
-. See [About maps] Mimacraea darwinia Butler, 1872; Lepid. Exotica (12): 104, pl. 38, f. 8
Mimacraea darwinia ; [AfrL]
Ivory Coast, Liberia Mimacraea darwinia darwinia ; [BAFR, 430]

Mimacraea apicalis Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890
Ghana - Nigeria, Cameroun?. See [About maps] Mimacraea apicalis Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890; Rhop. Exot. [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 41, pl. 10, f. 6-7, TL: Cameroons
Mimacraea apicalis ; [AfrL]
Mimacraea darwinia apicalis ; [BAFR, 430]
Mimacraea apicalis apicalis ; [AfrL]
M. a. gabonica Libert, 2000
Mimacraea apicalis gabonica ; [AfrL]

Mimacraea skoptoles Druce, 1907
SE.Zaire, SW.Tanzania. See [About maps] Mimacraea skoptoles ; [BAFR, 430]; [AfrL]

Mimacraea neokoton Druce, 1907
E.Rhodesia (Chirinda Forest). See [About maps] Mimacraea neokoton Druce, 1907; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1907 (1) : 79
Mimacraea neokoton ; [BAFR, 430]; [AfrL]

Mimacraea costleyi Druce, 1912
Malawi. See [About maps] Mimacraea costleyi ; [BAFR, 430]; [AfrL]

Mimacraea marshalli Trimen, 1898
Zimbabwe, Zambia - Kenya, Uganda, SE.Zaire. See [About maps] Mimacraea marshalli Trimen, 1898; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1898 (1) : 13
f. chrysippus
f. dorippus
f. vansomereni Talbot, 1937
Mimacraea marshalli ; [EBW]; [BK: 160, pl. 12, f. 127]; [AfrL]

Larva on (lichens) [BK]

Rhodesia, Zambia, Malawi, SE.Zaire Mimacraea marshalli marshalli ; [BAFR, 430]; [AfrL]
M. m. media Talbot, 1937
SW.Kenya, SE.Uganda, W.Tanzania marshalli media Talbot, 1937; Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 86 : 63
Mimacraea marshalli media ; [BK, 160 (note)]; [BAFR, 430 (text)]
M. m. nzoia Talbot, 1937
W.Kenya (Trans-Nzoia District) marshalli nzoia Talbot, 1937; Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 86 : 64
Mimacraea marshalli nzoia ; [BK, 160 (note)]; [BAFR, 430 (text)]
M. m. dohertyi Rothschild, 1901
E.Kenya (E of Rift Valley) Mimacraea dohertyi Rothschild, 1901; Novit. Zool. 8 (3) : 219, TL: Escarpment, British East Africa
Mimacraea dohertyi ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1901, Novit. Zool. 8 (4) : 404, pl. 10, f. 3
Mimacraea marshalli dohertyi ; [BK, 160 (note)]; [BAFR, 430]; [AfrL]

?Mimacraea angustata Schultze & Aurivillius, 1923
angustata Schultze & Aurivillius, 1923; Ergebn. D.Z.-Afr. 2tn. Exp. 1 (17) : 1163, pl. 17
Mimacraea angustata ; [BAFR, 431 (text)]

?Mimacraea mariae Dufrane, 1945
E.Zaire (Kivu). See [About maps] mariae Dufrane, 1945; Bull. Ann. Soc. ent. Belg. 81 : 115, TL: Kivu
Mimacraea mariae ; [BAFR, 431 (text)]

?Mimacraea flavofasciata Schultze, 1912
Cameroon. See [About maps] Mimacraea flavofasciata Schultze, 1912; Ent. Rundsch. 29 (7) : 50, TL: Kamerun, Djukun

 

Mimacraea abriana Libert & Collins, 2000
Mimacraea abriana ; [AfrL]

Mimacraea febe Libert, 2000
Mimacraea febe ; [AfrL]

Mimacraea maesseni Libert, 2000
Mimacraea maesseni ; [AfrL]

Mimacraea marginata Libert & Collins, 2000
Mimacraea marginata ; [AfrL]

Mimacraea neavei Eltringham, 1909
Cameroons. See [About maps] Mimacraea neavei Eltringham, 1909; Ent. mon. Mag. 45 : 172, TL: Cameroons, W. Africa
Mimacraea neavei ; [AfrL]


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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)
[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Butler, 1872
Lepidoptera Exotica, or descriptions and illustrations of exotic Lepidoptera Lepid. Exotica (1): 1-8, pl. 1-3 (1869), (2): 9-16, pl. 4-6 (1869), (3): 17-24, pl. 7-9 (1869), (4): 25-32, pl. 10-12 (1870), (5): 33-42, pl. 13-15 (1870), (6): 43-50, pl. 16-19 (1870), (7): 51-58, pl. 20-22 (1870), (8): 59-66, pl. 23-25 (1871), (9): 67-74, pl. 26-28 (1871), (10): 75-84, pl. 29-32 (1871), (11): 85-94, pl. 33-35 (1872), (12): 95-104, pl. 36-38 (1872), (13): 105-114, pl. 39-41 (1872), (14): [115],[116],117-120, pl. 42-44 (1872), (15): 121-128, pl. 45-48 (1873), (17): 137-144, pl. 49-51 (1873), (18): 145-152, pl. 52-54 (1873), (19): 153-162, pl. 55-57 (1873), (20): 163-174, pl. 58-60 (1874), (21): 175-190, pl. 61-64 (1874)
Druce, 1907
Descriptions of some new Butterflies from Tropial Africa Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1907 (1) : 77-82, pl. 2
Druce, 1910
Descriptions of new Lycaenidae and Hesperiidae from Tropical West Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 (1) : 356-378, pl. 33-35
Dufrane, 1945
Lepidopteres du Kivu (3e note) Bull. Ann. Soc. ent. Belg. 81 : 90-143
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
Eltringham, 1909
Description of a new species of Mimacraea from West Africa Ent. mon. Mag. 45 : 172
Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890
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
Grünberg, 1908
Neue Lepidopteren aus Uganda S.B. Ges naturf. Fr. Berl. 1908 : 50-62, pl. 2-4
Hawker-Smith, 1926
Some new Lycaenidae in the Congo Museum Rev. zool. afr. 14 : 237-241
Rebel, 1914
Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Expedition R. Grauernach. Zentralafrika. 1909-1911. Lepidoptera Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 219-294, pl. 17-24
Rothschild, 1901
Some new butterflies and moths Novit. Zool. 8 (3) : 218-220
Rothschild & Jordan, 1901
On some Lepidoptera Novit. Zool. 8 (4) : 401-407, pl. 9-10
Schultze, 1912
Fünf neue Mimacraea-Formen aus dem tropischen Westafrika Ent. Rundsch. 29 (7) : 49-50
Schultze & Aurivillius, 1923
Lepidoptera (3) Ergebn. D.Z.-Afr. 2tn. Exp. 1 (17) : 1113-1242
Talbot, 1937
New African Lycaenidae and Nymphalidae, and two new Diestogyna Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 86 : 59-72
Trimen, 1898
On some new or little-known Species of African Butterflies Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1898 (1) : 1-16, pl. 1


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