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Phytala Westwood, [1851]
Phytala Westwood, [1851]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (2): pl. 77, f. 2 (text: 471), TS: Phytala elais Westwood
Phytala Doubleday, 1847; List Spec. lep. Ins. B. M. 2 : 20 (not valid)
Phytala (Liptenini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 425
Phytala (Epitolina) ; [AfrL]

Phytala elais Westwood, [1851]
-. See [About maps] Phytala elais Westwood, [1851]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (2): 470, (2): pl. 77, f. 2
Phytala elais ; Hewitson, 1862, Spec. Cat. Lep. Lyc. B. M. : 2, pl. 1, f. 2; Hewitson, 1863, Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (1): 2; [AfrL]
Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroun, Gabon, Congo Republic Phytala elais elais ; [BAFR, 457]; [AfrL]
P. e. catori Bethune-Baker, 1903
Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast Phytala elais catori ; [BAFR, 457 (text)]; [AfrL]
P. e. ugandae Jackson, 1964
W.Uganda, E.Zaire, S.Sudan Phytala elais ugandae ; [BAFR, 457 (text)]; [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
[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!


Some related literature:
Doubleday, 1847
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous insects in The Collection of the British Museum List Spec. lep. Ins. B. M. 2 : 1-57
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)
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, 1862
Specimen of a Catalogue of Lycaenidae in the British Museum Spec. Cat. Lep. Lyc. B. M. : [4],[1],2-15,pl. I-VIII,[1-8] (links to Ill. diurn. Lep. Lyc.)
Hewitson, 1863
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)


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