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Neptidopsis Aurivillius, 1898
Neptidopsis Aurivillius, 1898; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 153, 155, TS: Papilio ophione Cramer
Neptidopsis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Neptidopsis (Biblidini) ; [Wahlberg]; [AfrL]

Neptidopsis ophione (Cramer, [1777])
AF (closed forests), Rhodesia, Moçambique. See [About maps] Scalloped Sailor
Papilio ophione Cramer, [1777]; Uitl. Kapellen 2 (9-16): 27, pl. 114, f. E, F
Neptidopsis ophione, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Neptidopsis ophione ; [BOW: pl. 104, f. 18]; [AfrL]
Sierra Leone - Cameroun Neptidopsis ophione ophione ; [BAFR, 242]; [AfrL]
?N. o. velleda (Mabille, 1890)
Zaire - Uganda, Ethiopia, E.Africa - Malawi, Mozambique, E.Rhodesia Eurytela velleda Mabille, 1890; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (6) 10 : 19
?Neptidopsis ophione velleda ; [BAFR, 242 (text)]
Neptidopsis ophione velleda ; [BK: 338, pl. 47, f. 584]

Larva on Tragia [BK]

N. o. nucleata Grünberg, 1911
Neptidopsis ophione nucleata ; [AfrL]

Neptidopsis fulgurata (Boisduval, 1833)
-. See [About maps] Malagasy Sailer
Libythea fulgurata Boisduval, 1833
Neptidopsis fulgurata ; [AfrL]
Madagascar Neptidopsis fulgurata fulgurata ; [BAFR, 242]; [MadL]; [AfrL]
N. f. platyptera Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
South Africa (Maronga Forest, Dondo Forest), Kenya (coast), Tanzania (coast) Neptidopsis fulgurata platyptera Rothschild & Jordan, 1903; Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 526, TL: Mikindani, German East Africa
Neptidopsis platyptera ; [BOW: pl. 104, f. 19]
Neptidopsis fulgurata platyptera ; [BAFR, 242 (text)]; [BK: 338, pl. 47, f. 585]; [AfrL]

Larva on Dalechampia, Tragia [BK]



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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
[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.
[Wahlberg]
Niklas Wahlberg; The NSG's voucher specimen database; Nymphalidae Systematics Group


Some related literature:
Aurivillius, 1898
Rhopalocera Aethiopica. Die tagfalter des Aethiopischen Faunegebietes K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 1-561, pl. 1-6
Cramer, [1777]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) Uitl. Kapellen 2 (9-16): 1-152, pl. 97-192 (1777)
Mabille, 1890
Voyage de M. Ch. Allaud dans le territoire d'Assinie (Afrique occidentale) en juillet et aout 1886. Lépidoptéres avec des notes sur quelques autres espéces d'Afrique Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (6) 10 : 17-51, 2pls
Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
Lepidoptera collected by Oscar Neumann in north-east Africa Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 491-542, 12: 175-191


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