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Eurytela Boisduval, 1833
Pipers
Eurytela Boisduval, 1833; Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 2 (2) : 202, TS: Papilio dryope Cramer
Eurytela Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 54
Eurytela, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Eurytela (Biblidini) ; [Wahlberg]; [AfrL]

Eurytela hiarbas (Drury, 1770)
-. See [About maps] Pied Piper
?Papilio hiarba Fabricius, 1793
?Eurytela hiarbas ab. angustissima Strand, 1916; Lepidoptera Niepeltiana (2) : 7, pl. 14, f. 13
Eurytela hiarbas ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 103, f. 8]; [AfrL]
Sierra Leone - Angola, Zaire, Uganda Eurytela hiarbas hiarbas ; [BAFR, 243]; [AfrL]
E. h. angustata Lathy, 1901
Natal, Transvaal Eurytela angustata Lathy, 1901; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1901 (1) : 24
?Eurytela hiarbas var. angustata Aurivillius, 1894; Ent. Tidskr. 15 : 278
?Eurytyla hiarbas ab. flavescens Aurivillius, 1894; Ent. Tidskr. 15 : 278
Eurytela hiarbas angustata ; [BAFR, 243 (text)]; [AfrL]

Larva on Tragia durbanensis, Dalechampia capenis [PBSA]

E. h. lita Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
highland forest (Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, E.Rhodesia) Eurytela hiarbas lita Rothschild & Jordan, 1903; Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 525, TL: Kikuyu Escarpment
Eurytela hiarbas lita ; [BAFR, 243]; [BK: 339, pl. 47, f. 587]; [AfrL]

Larva on Tragia, Dalechampia, Ricinus [BK]

E. h. abyssinica Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
highland forest (Ethiopia) Eurytela hiarbas abyssinica Rothschild & Jordan, 1903; Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 525, TL: Banka
Eurytela hiarbas abyssinica ; [BAFR, 243 (text)]; [AfrL]

Eurytela dryope (Cramer, [1775])
-. See [About maps] Golden Piper
Papilio dryope Cramer, [1775]; Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 125, pl. 78, f. E, F
Eurytela dryope, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Eurytela dryope ; [BOW: pl. 103, f. 4]; [AfrL]
Sierra Leone - Cameroun, N.Zaire Eurytela dryope dryope ; [BAFR, 242]; [AfrL]
E. d. angulata Aurivillius, 1898
S.Africa - Angola, S.Zaire, E.Africa, Ethiopia Eurytela dryope var. angulata Aurivillius, 1898; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 154
Eurytela dryope angulata ; [BAFR, 242 (text)]; [BK: 338, pl. 47, f. 586]; [AfrL]
[angulata-1.jpg] 954x921 (~247Kb) Ethiopia, Oromia, Debre Zeyit, Lake Bishoftu bank. 10th August 2012, Photo © Oleg Kosterin

Larva on Tragia durbanensis, Ricinus communis [PBSA]


E. d. brittoni Gabriel, 1954
SW.Arabia Eurytela dryope brittoni ; [BAFR, 242 (text)]; [AfrL]
E. d. lineata Aurivillius, 1898
Madagascar Eurytela dryope var. lineata Aurivillius, 1898
Eurytela dryope lineata ; [BAFR, 242 (text)]
Eurtyela dryope lineata ; [MadL]
Eurytela dryope lineata ; [AfrL]

Eurytela alinda Mabille.1893
Ivory Coast - Cameroun, NE.Zaire (Ituri). See [About maps] Eurytela alinda ; [BOW: pl. 103, f. 3]; [BAFR, 243]; [AfrL]

Eurytela narinda Ward, 1872
Madagascar. See [About maps] Eurytela narinda ; [EBW, (name only)]; [BAFR, 243]; [MadL]; [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
[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
[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.
[Oleg Kosterin]
Institue of Cytology & Genetics; Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences; Novosibirsk; e-mail: Oleg Kosterin; http://pisum.bionet.nsc.ru/kosterin/
[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
Aurivillius, 1898
Rhopalocera Aethiopica. Die tagfalter des Aethiopischen Faunegebietes K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 1-561, pl. 1-6
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)
Cramer, [1775]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 1-132, pl. 1-84 (1775), (8): 133-155, pl. 85-96 (1776)
Lathy, 1901
An Account of a Collection of Rhopalocera made at Zomba in British Central Africa Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1901 (1) : 19-36, pl. 3
Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
Lepidoptera collected by Oscar Neumann in north-east Africa Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 491-542, 12: 175-191
Strand, 1916
Abbildungen und Beschreibungen neuer und wenig bekannter Lepidoptera aus der Sammlung W. Niepelt Lepidoptera Niepeltiana (2) : 1-26, pl. 13-17


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