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Lipaphnaeus Aurivillius, 1916
Lipaphnaeus Aurivillius, 1916; Zool. Ark. 10 (14) : 4, TS: Aphnaeus spindasoides Aurivillius
Lipaphnaeus (Aphnaeini) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 436; [BK, 186]; [AfrL]

Lipaphnaeus aderna (Plötz, 1880)
Sierra Leone - Tanzania, Uganda, W.Kenya. See [About maps] Zeritis aderna Plötz, 1880; Stettin ent. Ztg 41 (4-6): 203, TL: Victoria (Camerouns-Gebirge)
Lipaphnaeus aderna ; [AfrL]
Sierra Leone - Cameroun, Zaire Lipaphnaeus aderna aderna ; [BAFR, 482]; [AfrL]
L. a. spindasoides (Aurivillius, 1916)
E.Rhodesia - Malawi, NE.Tanzania (Usambara Mts) Aphnaeus spindasoides Aurivillius, 1916; Zool. Ark. 10 (14) : 2
Lipaphnaeus aderna spindasoides ; [BAFR, 482 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. a. pan (Talbot, 1935)
Uganda, NW.Tanzania Lipaphnaeus aderna pan ; [BK: 186, pl. 16, f. 194]; [BAFR, 482 (text)]; [AfrL]

Lipaphnaeus loxura (Rebel, 1914)
Kenya, Uganda, Zaire, Tanzania. See [About maps] Spindasis loxura Rebel, 1914; Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 266
Lipaphnaeus loxura ; [BK: 186, pl. 16, f. 193]; [BAFR, 482]; [AfrL]

Lipaphnaeus leonina (Sharpe, 1890)
Sierra Leone - Zaire. See [About maps] Zeritis leonina Sharpe, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (31) : 104, TL: Sierra Leone
Zeritis leonina ; Crowley, 1890, Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1890 : 555, pl. 18, f. 5
Lipaphnaeus leonina ; [BK, 186 (note)]; [AfrL]
Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia Lipaphnaeus leonina leonina ; [BAFR, 482 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. l. bitje (Druce, 1910)
Nigeria, S.Cameroun, Congo Republic, C.Zaire Spindasis leonina bitje Druce, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 (1) : 372, TL: Bitje, Ja river, Cameroons
Lipaphnaeus leonina bitje ; [BAFR, 482]; [AfrL]
L. l. ivoirensis Stempffer, 1966
Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin, W.Nigeria Lipaphnaeus leonina ivoirensis ; [BAFR, 482 (text)]; [AfrL]
L. l. paradoxa (Schultze, 1908)
NE.Cameroun Spindasis paradoxa Schultze, 1908; Soc. Ent. 23 (17) : 130, TL: NW.Kamerun
Lipaphnaeus leonina paradoxa ; [BAFR, 482 (text)]; [AfrL]

Lipaphnaeus eustorgia (Hulstaert, 1924)
Zaire (Shaba). See [About maps] Lipaphnaeus eustorgia ; [BAFR, 482 (text)]; [AfrL]


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Zeritis bicolor Sharpe, 1891; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 8 (45) : 241, TL: Sierra Leone


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References:
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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


Some related literature:
Aurivillius, 1916
Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Afrika Zool. Ark. 10 (14) : 1-6
Crowley, 1890
On some new species of African diurnal Lepidoptera Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1890 : 551-556, pl. 17-18
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
Plötz, 1880
Verzeichniss der von Professor Dr. R. Bucholz in West-Africa gesammelten Schmetterlinge Stettin ent. Ztg 41 (1-3): 76-88, (4-6): 189-206, (7-9): 298-307
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, 1908
Drei neue Tagfalter aus Kamerun Soc. Ent. 23 (17) : 130-131
Sharpe, 1890
On some new Species of African Lycaenidae in the Collection of Philip Crowley, Esq Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 6 (31) : 103-106
Sharpe, 1891
Descriptions of Two new Species of Lycaenidae from West Africa, in the Collection of Mr. Philip Crowley Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 8 (45) : 240-241


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