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Byblia Hübner, [1819]
Jokers
Byblia Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (2): 28, TS: Papilio ilithyia Drury
?Hypanis Boisduval, 1833; Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 2 (2) : 203 (preocc. Hypanis Ménétriés, 1832), TS: Hypanis anvatara Boisduval
?Hypanis Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 55 (preocc. Hypanis Ménétriés, 1832), TS: Hypanis anvatara Boisduval
Byblia, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Byblia (Nymphalinae) ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (2): 45
Byblia (Biblidini) ; [Wahlberg]; [AfrL]

Byblia anvatara (Boisduval, 1833)
-. See [About maps] Hypanis anvatara Boisduval, 1833; Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 2 (2) : 204, pl. 7, f. 5
?Hypanis anvatara Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 56
Byblia anvatara, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Byblia anvatara ; [AfrL]
Madagascar, Comoro Is., Glorioso Is. Byblia anvatara anvatara ; [BAFR, 240]; [MadL]; [AfrL]
B. a. acheloia (Wallengren, 1857)
S.Africa - Ethiopia, Sudan Hypanis acheloia Wallengren, 1857; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 29
Hypanis castanea Butler, [1886]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885 (4) : 759, TL: Somaliland
Byblia acheloia ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 94, f. 2]
Byblia anvatara acheloia ; [BAFR, 240]; [BK: 336, pl. 47, f. 581]; [AfrL]

Larva on Tragia, Dalechampia [BK], Tragia durbanensis, Dalechampia capensis [PBSA]

B. a. crameri Aurivillius, 1894
Sierra Leone - Uganda, Angola Byblia ilithyia var. crameri Aurivillius, 1894; Ent. Tidskr. 15 : 279
Byblia acheloia crameri f. nigrifusa Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 55, TL: Lindi River, near Bafwasende
Byblia anvatara crameri f. fasciata Rothschild & Jordan, 1903; Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 528, TL: Accra, Gold Coast
Byblia anvatara crameri ; [BAFR, 240 (text)]; [AfrL]
B. a. boydi Dixey, 1898
Socotra I. Byblia anvatara boydi ; [BAFR, 240 (text)]; [AfrL]

Byblia ilithyia (Drury, [1773])
S.Africa, Orange Free State, Natal, Transvaal, Moçambique, Rhodesia, E.Africa, SW.Arabia, N.Nigeria, Ceylon, Peninsular India (Madhya Pradesh, Mhow, Kutch). See [About maps] Joker
Papilio ilithyia Drury, [1773]; index, 29, pl. 17, f. 1-2
Byblia ilithyia ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (2): 45, pl. 23, f. 3, 3a; [BOW: pl. 140, f. 15]; [BAFR, 240]; [BK: 336, pl. 47, f. 580]; [AfrL]
Byblia alithyia[sic?] ; [BOR, 251]

Larva on Tragia dubanensis, Dalechampia capensis [PBSA], Tragia cannabina [BIR]



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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
[BIR]
Wynter-Blyth, 1957; Butterflies of the Indian Region; (1982 Reprint)
[BK]
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
[BOR]
D'Abrera, 1982, 1985, 1986; Butterflies of the Oriental Region, Part I-III
[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
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[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.
[PBSA]
Dickson, C.G.C (ed.), Kroon, D.M.; Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa; AD. DONKER 1978
[Wahlberg]
Niklas Wahlberg; The NSG's voucher specimen database; Nymphalidae Systematics Group


Some related literature:
Aurivillius, 1894
Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfaun von Kamerun. 2. Tagfalter Ent. Tidskr. 15 : 273-314
Boisduval, 1833
[Mémoire sur les Lépidoptères de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice] Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 2 (2) : 149-270
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, [1886]
An account of two collections of Lepidoptera recently received from Somali-land Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885 (4) : 756-776, pl. 47
Hübner, [1819]
Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge, 1816-[1826] Verz. bek. Schmett. (1): [1-3], 4-16 (1816), (2): 17-32 (1819), (3): 33-48 (1819), (4): 49-64 (1819), (5): 65-80 (1819), (6): 81-96 (1819), (7): 97-112 (1819), (8): 113-128 (1819), (9): 129-144 (1819), (10): 145-160 (1819), (11): 161-176 (1819), (12): 177-192 (1820), (13): 193-208 (1820), (14): 209-224 (1821), (15): 225-240 (1821), (16): 241-256 (1821), (17): 257-272 (1823), (18): 273-288 (1823), (19): 289-304 (1823), (20): 305-320 (1825), (21): 321-336 (1825), (22): 337-352 (1825), (23-27): 353-431 ([1825])
Joicey & Talbot, 1921
New Lepidoptera Collected by Mr. T. A. Barns, in East Central Africa. New Forms of Rhopalocera Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 44-118, pl. 5-16
Moore, [1881]
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 1-40, pl. 1-18 (Dec 1880), (2): 41-80, pl. 19-36 (Jan 1881), (3): 81-136, pl. 37-54 (Jun 1881), (4): 137-190, pl. 55-71 (Dec 1881)
Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
Lepidoptera collected by Oscar Neumann in north-east Africa Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 491-542, 12: 175-191
Wallengren, 1857
Kafferlandets Dag-fjärilar, insamlade åren 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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