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Leptomyrina Butler, 1898
Leptomyrina Butler, 1898; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1898 : 405, TS: Hesperia phidias Fabricius
Gonatomyrina Aurivillius, 1924; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 13 : 422, TS: Papilio lara Linnaeus
Gonatomyrina (Hypolycaenini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 438
Leptomyrina (Hypolycaenini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 438; [BK, 203]
Leptomyrina (Hypolycaenina) ; [AfrL]

Subgenus Leptomyrina Butler, 1898
Leptomyrina Butler, 1898; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1898 (3): 405, TS: Hesperia phidias Fabricius
Leptomyrina (Leptomyrina) ; [AfrL]

Leptomyrina boschi Strand, 1911
C.Ethiopia. See [About maps] Leptomyrina boschi ; [BAFR, 514]
Leptomyrina (Leptomyrina) boschi ; [AfrL]

Leptomyrina hirundo (Wallengren, 1857)
Cape - E.Kenya (coast), Malawi. See [About maps] Tailed Black-Eye
Thecla hirundo Wallengren, 1857; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 35
Hypolycaena hirundo ; Hewitson, 1869, Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (4): (Suppl.) 12
Leptomyrina hirundo ; [BAFR, 514]; [BK: 204, pl. 20, f. 250]
Leptomyrina (Leptomyrina) hirundo ; [AfrL]

Larva on Kalanchoe, Grassula, Byrophyllum, Cotyledon [BK]


Leptomyrina makala Bethune-Baker, 1908
E.Zaire, W.Uganda. See [About maps] Leptomyrina makala ; [BAFR, 514]
Leptomyrina (Leptomyrina) makala ; [AfrL]

Leptomyrina phidias (Fabricius, 1793)
Madagascar. See [About maps] Hesperia phidias Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 286
Lycaena rabe Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 25, TL: Madagascar
= ; [NHM]
Hypolycaena rabe ; Hewitson, 1869, Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (4): (Suppl.) 12, pl. 5, f. 30-31
Leptomyrina phidias ; [BAFR, 514]; [MadL]
Leptomyrina (Leptomyrina) phidias ; [AfrL]

Leptomyrina sudanica Stempffer, 1964
NE.Sudan (Erkowit). See [About maps] Leptomyrina sudanica Stempffer, 1964; , TL: Erkowit (1000-1300m), Kassala Province, NE Sudan
Leptomyrina sudanica ; [BAFR, 514 (text)]
Leptomyrina (Leptomyrina) sudanica ; [AfrL]

Subgenus Gonatomyrina Aurivillius, 1924
Gonatomyrina Aurivillius, 1924; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 13 : 422, TS: Papilio lara Linnaeus

Leptomyrina gorgias (Stoll, [1790])
Cape - Kenya, Uganda. See [About maps] Black Eye Common Black-Eye
Papilio gorgias Stoll, [1790]; Aanhangsel Werk, Uitl. Kapellen (2-5): 150, pl. 33, f. 5
Leptomyrina gorgias ; [BK: 204, pl. 20, f. 251]
Leptomyrina (Gonatomyrina) gorgias ; [AfrL]

Larva on Kalanchoe spp., Cotyledon spp., Crassula spp.? [PBSA]

E.Cape, Natal, Transvaal, Orange Free State, S.Mozambique? Gonatomyrina gorgias gorgias
Gonatomyrina gorgias gorgias ; [BAFR, 515]
Leptomyrina (Gonatomyrina) gorgias gorgias ; [AfrL]
L. g. sobrina Talbot, 1935
Somalia, E.Kenya, Tanzania, N.Mozambique, Zambie Gonatomyrina gorgias sobrina ; [BAFR, 515 (text)]
Leptomyrina gorgias sobrina ; [BK, 204]
Leptomyrina (Gonatomyrina) gorgias sobrina ; [AfrL]
L. g. cana Talbot, 1935
W.Kenya, Uganda Gonatomyrina gorgias cana ; [BAFR, 515 (text)]
Leptomyrina gorgias cana ; [BK, 204]
Leptomyrina (Gonatomyrina) gorgias cana ; [AfrL]

Leptomyrina handmani Gifford, 1965
S.Malawi. See [About maps] Gonatomyrina handmani ; [BAFR, 515]
Leptomyrina (Gonatomyrina) handmani ; [AfrL]

Leptomyrina henningi Dickson, 1976
Transvaal, South West Africa, Botswana, Rhodesia, Zimbabwe. See [About maps] Leptomyrina henningi Dickson, 1976; Ent. Rec. J. Var. 88 (11): 275
Leptomyrina (Gonatomyrina) henningi ; [AfrL]

Larva on Cotyledon orbiculata [PBSA]


Leptomyrina lara (Linnaeus, 1764)
Cape, Lesotho, Namaqualand. See [About maps] Papilio lara Linnaeus, 1764; Mus. Lud. Ulr.: 320
Hypolycaena lara ; Hewitson, 1869, Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (4): (Suppl.) 13
Leptomyrina lara ; [EBW]
Gonatomyrina lara ; [BAFR, 515]
Leptomyrina (Gonatomyrina) lara ; [AfrL]

Larva on Kalanchoe lugardii, Crassula spp., Cotyledon spp., C. orbiculata [PBSA]



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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
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[MadL]
Lees, D.C., Kremen, C. and Raharitsimba, H. 2003; in S.M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar; Classification, Diversity and Endemism of the Butterflies (Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea): A Revised Species Checklist: : pp. 762-793; University of Chicago Press. 1709 pp.
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[PBSA]
Dickson, C.G.C (ed.), Kroon, D.M.; Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa; AD. DONKER 1978


Some related literature:
Aurivillius, 1924
Die Gross-Schmetteringe der Erde; 13 Band; Die Afrikanischen Tagfalter in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 13 : 1-613, pl. 1-80
Boisduval, 1833
Faune Entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptéres Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 1-122, pl. 1-16, : (Repaged offprint from Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 2 (2) : 149-270)
Butler, 1898
On a collection of Lepidoptera made in British East Africa by Mr C. S. Betton Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1898 : 395-444, pl. 32-33
Dickson, 1976
Six new Southern African Butterflies Ent. Rec. J. Var. 88 (11): 273-280, (12): 307-314, 2pls
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
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)
Linnaeus, 1764
Museum S'ae R'ae M'tis Ludovicae Ulricae Reginae Svecorum, Gothorum, Vandalorumque Mus. Lud. Ulr.: vi + 720 + [2]
Stoll, [1790]
Aanhangsel van het Werk, de Uitlandsche Kapellen Aanhangsel Werk, Uitl. Kapellen (1): 1-42, pl. 1-8 (1787), (2-5): 43-184, pl. 9-42 (1790)
Wallengren, 1857
Kafferlandets Dag-fjärilar, insamlade ĺren 1838-1845 af J. A. Wahlberg / Lepidoptera Rhopalocera in Terra Caffrorum annis 1838-1845 collecta a J. A. Wahlberg K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 1-55


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