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Charaxes Ochsenheimer, 1816
Charaxes Rajahs
Charaxes Ochsenheimer, 1816; Schmett. Eur. 4 : 18, TS: Papilio jasius Linnaeus
Paphia Fabricius, 1807; Magazin f. Insektenk. (Illiger) 6: 282 (Paphia Lamarck, 1799, nec Paphia [Röding], 1798), TS: Papilio jasius Linnaeus
Eriboea Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (3): 46, TS: Papilio etheocles Cramer
Jasia Swainson, 1832; Zool. Illustr. (2) 2 (19): pl. 90 (suppr.), TS: Papilio jasius Linnaeus
Monura Mabille, 1877; Bull. Soc. zool. Fr. 1 : 280 (preocc. Monura Ehrenberg, 1831, Monura Gistl, 1848), TS: Papilio zingha Stoll
Haridra (Nymphalinae)Moore, [1880]; Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 30, TS: Charaxes psaphon Westwood
Zingha Hemming, 1939; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 8 (3) : 136 (repl. for Monura Mabille, 1877), TS: Papilio zingha Stoll
Hadrodontes Stoneham, 1964; (nom. nud.)
Stonehamia Cowan, 1968
Charaxes, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Iasius ; Westwood, [1850], Gen. diurn. Lep. (2): 306 (missp.)
Charaxes (Nymphalinae) ; Moore, [1880], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 28
Charaxes (Charaxini) ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 185; [Wahlberg]; [AfrL]


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The exact identification of these species is still unknown, but tentatively assumed to belong into this group.


The African species-group

AFRICAN CHARAXES - Nigel Venters January 1998

References:
Personal Observations & Field trips.
Field trips: Venters-Bampton,Venters-Plantrou.
Personal communication Plantrou, Bampton, Henning, Collins, Rydon.
The Charaxinae Butterflies of Africa - Henning 1989 (Main body of text from here)
The Butterflies of Malawi - Gifford 1965
Revisional notes on African Charaxes - van Someren 1974

Added references from [BAFR] and [BK]. -- msa


Charaxes achaemenes C. & R. Felder, [1867]
-. See [About maps] Bush Charaxes
Charaxes achaemenes C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 446, pl. 59, f. 6-7
Charaxes achaemenes fasciatus Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 123, TL: Mhonda
Charaxes achaemenes, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes achaemenes f./var. fasciatus ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 209
Charaxes achaemenes ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 460, pl. 12, f. 1; [BOW: pl. 94, f. 7]; [BK: 294, pl. 36, f. 478]; [AfrL]

Larva on Pterocarpus rotundifolius, P. angolensis, Xanthocercis zambesiana, Dalbergia boehmii, Piliostigma thonningii [PBSA], Pterocarpus erinaceus, Dalbergia boehmii, D. nitidula, Brachystegia spiciformis [Nigel Venters]

South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Tanzania, Kenya Charaxes achamenes[sic] achamenes[sic] ; [BAFR, 356]
Charaxes achaemenes achaemenes ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 207, pl. 1, f. 13-14; [BK, 294 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. a. monticola Joicey & Talbot, 1925
Nigeria, Cameroon, C.A.R., Northern Zaire, Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya (West of Rift) Charaxes achaemenes f. monticola Joicey & Talbot, 1925; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (9) 16 (96) : 645
Charaxes achaemenes f. erythraea Storace, 1948; 132
Charaxes achaemenes f. erythraea ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 210, pl. 2, f. 22
Charaxes achaemenes monticola ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 209, pl. 2, f. 17-12
Charaxes achamenes[sic] monticola ; [BAFR, 356 (text)]
Charaxes achaemenes monticola ; [BK, 294 (note)]; [AfrL]
Charaxes achaemenes × atlantica ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 211
C. a. atlantica van Someren, 1970
Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana Charaxes achaemenes atlantica van Someren, 1970; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 211, pl. 2, f. 20-21, TL: Senegal
Nymphalis iocaste Boisduval, MS
Charaxes jocaste ; Doubleday, 1848, List Spec. lep. Ins. Brit. Mus. (Appendix) : 28 (nom. nud.)
Nymphalis iocaste ; Westwood, 1850, Gen. diurn. Lep. (2): 309 (nom. nud., Boisduval, MS)
Charaxes iocaste Boisduval, MS; Butler, [1866], Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 628
Charaxes jocaste[sic, recte iocaste] ; Butler, 1869, Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1869 (4) : 274
Charaxes achamenes[sic] atlantica ; [BAFR, 356 (text)]
Charaxes achaemenes atlantica ; [BK, 294 (note)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes acraeoides Druce, 1908
Congo, Cameroun, C.A.R.. See [About maps] Charaxes acraeoides Druce, 1908; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 2 (11) : 449, TL: Cameroons, Bitje, Ja River, 2000ft
Charaxes acraeoides, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes acraeoides ; van Someren, 1974, 429; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 94, f. 5]; [BAFR, 356]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes acuminatus Thurau, 1903
-. See [About maps] Mountain Pearl Charaxes
Charaxes acuminatus Thurau, 1903; Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 139, f. 12, TL: Lagenberg, Livingstone
Charaxes acuminatus; [BK, 283, pl. 31, appendix]
Charaxes acuminatus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes acuminatus ; [AfrL]

Larva on Allophylus chaunostachys, A. alnifolius, A. abyssinicus, Bersama abyssinica [Nigel Venters]

Southern Tanzania, Northern Malawi (Misuku mtns) Charaxes acuminatus acuminatus ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 211, pl. 8, f. 44-45; [BAFR, 398 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. a. vumba van Someren, 1963
Eeastern Zimbabwe (Vumba Mnts) Charaxes acuminatus vumba van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 211, pl. 8, f. 46, TL: S. Rhodesia, Vumba Mts
Charaxes acuminatus vumba ; [BAFR, 398 (text)]; [AfrL]

Larva on Allophylus spp., Bersama abyssinica [PBSA]

C. a. mlanji van Someren, 1963
Southern Malawi (Mulanje, Zomba Mnts) Charaxes acuminatus mlanji van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 212, pl. 9, f. 47-48, TL: Nyasaland, Mt. Mlanji, between 3000-4000ft
Charaxes acuminatus mlanje[sic] ; [BAFR, 398 (text, missp.)]
Charaxes acuminatus mlanji ; [AfrL]
C. a. cottrelli van Someren, 1963
Northern Zambia Charaxes acuminatus cottrelli van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 213, pl. 9, f. 51-52, TL: NW.Rhodesia, Mwinilinga, in gallery forest at souce of Zambesi River
Charaxes acuminatus cottrelli ; [BAFR, 398 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. a. nyika van Someren, 1963
Northern Malawi (Nyika Plateau) Charaxes acuminatus nyika van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 214, pl. 9, f. 49-50, TL: Nyasaland, Nyika Plateau, 4000ft, Manchowe
Charaxes acuminatus nyika ; [BAFR, 398 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. a. usambarensis van Someren, 1963
Northern Tanzania (Usumbara mtns) Charaxes acuminatus usambarensis van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 214, pl. 10, f. 53-54, TL: Tanganyika Territory, Usambara Range, Amani
Charaxes acuminatus usambarensis ; [BAFR, 398 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. a. shimbanus van Someren, 1963
Kenya (Shimba hills) Charaxes acuminatus shimbanus van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 215, pl. 10, f. 55-56, TL: Kenya Coast, Shimba Hills, Makadar forest, 1000-1500ft, Kwale District
Charaxes acuminatus shimbanus ; [BAFR, 398 (text)]; [BK, 283 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. a. teitensis van Someren, 1963
Kenya (Teita hills) Charaxes acuminatus teitensis van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 216, pl. 10, f. 57-58, TL: SW. Kenya, Teita Hills, Chawia Forest, 5000ft
Charaxes acuminatus teitensis ; [BAFR, 400 (text)]; [BK, 283 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. a. oreas Talbot,1932
Kenya Highlands (Mweru, Mount Kenya) Charaxes fulvescens oreas Talbot, 1932; Bull. Hill Mus. 4: 181, TL: Meru, Mt. Kenya
Charaxes acuminatus oreas ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 216, pl. 11, f. 59-60
Charaxes acuminatus creas[sic] ; [BAFR, 400 (text)]
Charaxes acumanatus oreas ; [BK, 283 (note)]
Charaxes acuminatus oreas ; [AfrL]
C. a. kulalensis van Someren, 1963
Kenya (Mount Kulal) Charaxes acuminatus kulalensis van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 217, pl. 11, f. 63-64, TL: Kenya, Northern Frontier Province, at Mt. Kulal, SE. Lake Rudolf
Charaxes acuminatus kulalensis ; [BAFR, 398 (text)]
?Charaxes acuminatus kulalae van Someren, 1975; [BK, 283 (note) [some confusion?]]
?Charaxes acuminatus kulalae ; [AfrL]
C. a. stonehamiana Collins & Larsen, 1991
W.Kenya (Mt Elgon) Charaxes acuminatus stonehamiana Collins & Larsen, 1991; in Larsen, The butterflies of Kenya and their natural history: 441, pl. 31, f. 449, TL: Mount Elgon, Kenya
Charaxes acuminatus stonehamiana ; [AfrL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
Charaxes acuminatus stonehami; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 218, pl. 11, f. 61-62
?Charaxes acuminatus stonehami; [BAFR, 400 (text)]
C. a. kigezia van Someren, 1963
Western Uganda (Ruwenzori) Charaxes acuminatus kigezia van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 218, pl. 12, f. 65-66, TL: SW.Uganda, Kigezi, Mafuga Forest, Rutenga
Charaxes acuminatus kigesia[sic?] ; [BAFR, 398]
Charaxes acuminatus kigezia ; [AfrL]
C. a. rondonis Kielland, 1987
Tanzania (Rondo Plateau) Charaxes acuminatus rondonis Kielland, 1987; Lambillionea 87 (9-10) : 123
Charaxes acuminatus rondonis ; [AfrL]
C. a. thiryi Bouyer & Vingerhoedt, 2001
Charaxes acuminatus thiryi ; [AfrL]

Charaxes alpinus van Someren & Jackson, 1957
Vumba Mountains E Zimbabwe. Charaxes ethalion alpinus van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 42
Charaxes alpinus alpinus ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 84, pl. 12, f. 90-91
Charaxes alpinus ; [BAFR, 374]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia gummifera [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes alticola Grünberg, 1912
Zaire (Kivu District), Rwanda, Burundi. See [About maps] Charaxes boueti var. alticola Grünberg, 1912; Ergeb. Dt. Z.-Afr. Exped. 3 (Zool. 1) : 539
Charaxes alticola ; Talbot, 1927, 109
Charaxes boueti alticola ; Jackson, 1957, 66; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 230, pl. 6, f. 56-58; [BAFR, 368 (text)]
Charaxes alticola ; Plantrou, 1983; [AfrL]

Larva on (Montane Bamboo) [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes amandae Rydon, 1988
Known only from one pair of specimens taken in Southern Sudan Charaxes amandae ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes ameliae Doumet, 1861
-. See [About maps] Charaxes ameliae Doumet, 1861; Rev. Zool. (2) 13 : 171, TL: Gaboon
Charaxes ameliae, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes ameliae ; Hewitson, 1876, Ill. exot. Butts [3] (Charaxes V): [93], pl. [49], f. 20-21; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 391; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 94, f. 6, 13]; [AfrL]

Larva on Brachystegia spiciformis, Julbernardia globiflora, Albizia adianthifolia [Nigel Venters]

Zaire, Congo, C.A.R., Gabon, Cameroun, E.Nigeria Charaxes regius Aurivillius, 1889; Ent. Tidskr. 10 : 191, TL: Cameroons
= Charaxes ameliae ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 392
Charaxes ameliae ameliae ; van Someren, 1972, 228; [BAFR, 392 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. a. doumeti Henning, 1989
Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, W.Nigeria Charaxes ameliae doumeti Henning, 1989; Charaxinae butt. Afr.: 197
Charaxes ameliae doumeti ; [AfrL]
C. a. victoriae van Someren, 1972
Uganda Charaxes ameliae victoriae van Someren, 1972; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 27 (4) : 231
Charaxes ameliae victoriae ; [BAFR, 392]; [AfrL]
C. a. amelina Joicey & Talbot, 1925
N.Malawi, N.Zambia, NW.Tanzania Charaxes ameliae amelina Joicey & Talbot, 1925; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (9) 16 (96) : 644
Charaxes ameliae amelina ; [BAFR, 392 (text)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes analava Ward, 1872
Madagascar. See [About maps] Charaxes analava Ward, 1872; Ent. mon. Mag. 9 : 3, TL: Madagascar
Charaxes analava, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes analava ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 362, pl. 11, f. 1; van Someren, 1974, 472; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 94, f. 12]; [BAFR, 398]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes andranodorus Mabille, 1884
Charaxes andranodorus Mabille, 1884; Bull. Soc. ent. Belg. 28 : clxxxiv, TL: Madagascar
Charaxes andranodorus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 420; [EBW]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Larva on Annonaceae [Nigel Venters]

Eastern Madagascar Charaxes zoippus Mabille, 1884; Bull. Soc. ent. Belg. 28 : clxxxv, TL: Madagascar
= Charaxes andranodorus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 420
Charaxes andranodorus Mabille, 1884; van Someren, 1974, 474
Charaxes andranodorus andranodorus ; [BAFR, 364]; [AfrL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
Charaxes cinadon; Butler, 1880, 335

Charaxes andrefana Viette, 1977
Western Madagascar (Scattered rainforest) Charaxes andranodorus andrefana Viette, 1977; 112, TL: Madagascar
Charaxes andranodorus andrefana ; [BAFR, 364 (text)]; [MadL]; [AfrL]
Charaxes andrefana ; [Lees]

Charaxes antamboulou Lucas, 1872
Madagascar. See [About maps] Charaxes antamboulou Lucas, 1872; Ann. Sci. Nat. Paris (5) Zool. 15 : 1, TL: Madagascar
Charaxes antamboulou, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes antamboulou ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 368, pl. 11, f. 2; van Someren, 1974; [BAFR, 400]; [MadL]
Charaxes antambonlon[sic] ; [BOW: pl. 95, f. 1 (text only)]

Larva on Croton spp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes angelae Minig, 1975
Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Charaxes angelae Minig, 1975; 25
Charaxes angelae ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes ansorgei Rothschild, 1897
-. See [About maps] Ansorge's Charaxes
Charaxes ansorgei Rothschild, 1897; Novit. Zool. 4 (1): 181, TL: Patsho, Nandi Country
Charaxes ansorgei, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes ansorgei ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 5, f. 2; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 428; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 301; [BK: 288, pl. 33]; [AfrL]

Larva on Bersama abyssinica [Nigel Venters]

Uganda (Mnt Elgon), NW.Kenya Charaxes ansorgei ansorgei ; Poulton, 1933, Stylops 2 (1): 12; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 303, pl. 6, f. 49, 53; [BAFR, 362]; [BK, 288 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. a. jacksoni Poulton, 1933
Kenya (East of Rift) Charaxes ansorgei jacksoni Poulton, 1933; Stylops 2 (1): 13
Charaxes ansorgei jacksoni ; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 304, pl. 6, f. 50, 54; [BAFR, 362]; [BK, 288 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. a. kilimanjarica van Someren, 1967
Tanzania (Western slopes of Kilimanjaro) Charaxes ansorgei kilimanjarica van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 309, pl. 7, f. 57-58, 61-62, TL: Tanzania, Wester foot hills, 6-7000ft, Kilimanjaro
Charaxes ansorgei kilimanjarica ; [BAFR, 362]; [AfrL]
C. a. kinyeti Plantrou, 1988
Southern Sudan Charaxes ansorgei kinyeti ; [AfrL]
C. a. kungwensis van Someren, 1967
Tanzania (Mnt Kungwe) Charaxes ansorgei kungwensis van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 306, pl. 8, f. 65-66, 69-70, TL: Tanzania, East shore, Lake Tanganyika, in Mahali forest on Kungwe Peninsula
Charaxes ansorgei kungwensis ; [BAFR, 362 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. a. levicki Poulton, 1933
Southern Tanzania, Malawi (Nyika Plateau, Misuku Mnts) Charaxes ansorgei levicki Poulton, 1933; Stylops 2 (1): 15
Charaxes ansorgei levicki ; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 307, pl. 7, f. 60, 74; [BAFR, 362 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. a. loita Plantrou, 1982
Southern Kenya (Mnt Loita) Charaxes ansorgei loita Plantrou, 1982; 112
Charaxes ansorgei loita ; [BK, 288 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. a. ruandana Talbot, 1932
Burundi, Uganda (Eastern Ruwenzori) Charaxes ansorgei ruandana Talbot, 1932; Bull. Hill Mus. 4 (3) : 289
Charaxes ansorgei ruandana ; Poulton, 1933, Stylops 2 (1): ; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 305, pl. 6, f. 51-52, 55-56; [BAFR, 362 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. a. rydoni van Someren, 1967
N.Tanzania (Usambara mnts) Charaxes ansorgei rydoni van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 309, pl. 7, f. 59, 63, TL: Tanzania, Usambara Range, Magamba Forest, nr. Lushoto
Charaxes ansorgei rydoni ; van Someren, 1975, 104; [BAFR, 362 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. a. simoni Turlin, 1987
E.Tanzania (Ulunguru Mnts) Charaxes ansorgei simoni Turlin, 1987; 19
Charaxes ansorgei simoni ; [AfrL]
C. a. ufipa Kielland, 1978
W.Tanzania (Mbusi Mnt) Charaxes ansorgei ufipa Kielland, 1978; Tijdschr. Ent. 121 (4) : 174, pl. 8, f. 27-30, TL: Tanzania, Ufipa, Mbuzi Mt., 2000m
Charaxes ansorgei ufipa ; [AfrL]

Charaxes antamboulou Lucas, 1872
Madagascar. See [About maps] Charaxes antamboulou Lucas, 1872; n2
Charaxes antamboulou, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes antamboulou ; van Someren, 1974; [AfrL]

Larva on Croton spp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes anticlea (Drury, 1782)
-. See [About maps] Small Flame Bordered Charaxes
Papilio anticlea Drury, 1782; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : 36, pl. 27, f. 5-6
Charaxes anticlea, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes anticlea ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 6, f. 4; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 492; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 94, f. 8]; [AfrL]

Larva on Acacia goetzei, A. brevispica [Nigel Venters]

Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, W.Nigeria Papilio horatius Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 64
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 494
Charaxes anticlea anticlea ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 494; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 209, pl. 9, f. 59-60; [BAFR, 370]; [AfrL]
C. a. adusta Rothschild, 1900
Uganda, W.Tanzania Charaxes anticlea adusta Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 494
Charaxes anticlea adusta ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 212, pl. 10, f. 63-64; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. a. proadusta van Someren, 1971
E.Cameroun, C.A.R., Congo, W.Zaire, Angola Charaxes anticlea proadusta van Someren, 1971; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 211, pl. 9, f. 61-62, TL: C.A.R., Bangui
Charaxes anticlea proadusta ; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. a. suna van Someren, 1975
NW.Kenya Charaxes anticlea reducta van Someren, 1971; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 214, pl. 10, f. 67-68, TL: Kenya, Chepalungu
Charaxes anticlea suna van Someren, 1975; 108
Charaxes anticlea suna ; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [BK: 296, pl. 37, f. 482]; [AfrL]
C. a. mwera Vingerhoedt & Bouyer, 1996
Charaxes anticlea mwera ; [AfrL]

Charaxes antiquus Joicey & Talbot, 1926
Sao Thome (Gulf of Guinea) Charaxes brutus antiquus Joicey & Talbot, 1926; 1
Charaxes brutus antiquus ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 220, pl. 4, f. 38-39; [BAFR, 362]
Charaxes antiquus ; Plantrou, 1983, 86; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes aubyni van Someren & Jackson, 1952
-. See [About maps] Aubyn's Charaxes
Charaxes aubyni van Someren & Jackson, 1952; Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 272
Charaxes aubyni, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes aubyni ; [EBW]; [BK: 300, pl. 39, f. 495]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia gummifera [Nigel Venters]

Kenya (Teita Hills, Mbololo), Tanzania (Usumbara mnts, Mnt Kilimanjaro, Ulinguru mtns) Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. aubyni Poulton, 1926; Verh. III Int. Ent.-Kongr. Zurich 2 : 552
Charaxes aubyni aubyni ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 77, pl. 10, f. 73-75; [BAFR, 374]; [BK, 301 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. a. australis van Someren & Jackson, 1957
Southern Tanzania, Malawi Charaxes aubyni australis van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 47
Charaxes aubyni australis ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 79, pl. 10, f. 80; [BAFR, 374 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. a. ecketti van Someren & Jackson, 1957
Kenya (Nairobi-Ngong area) Charaxes aubyni ecketti van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 48
Charaxes aubyni ecketti ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 78, pl. 10, f. 77-79; [BAFR, 374 (text)]; [BK, 301 (note)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes baileyi van Someren, 1958
Kenya (West of Rift). See [About maps] Baley's Charaxes
Charaxes baileyi van Someren, 1958; Novos Taxa ent. 11: 4, TL: Kenya, Visoi Gap
Charaxes baileyi ♀f. pseudocarpenteri van Someren, 1958; Novos Taxa ent. 11: 5, TL: Kenya, Visoi Gap
Charaxes baileyi ♀f. pseudocarpenteri ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 124
Charaxes baileyi f. pseudocarpenteri ; [BAFR, 380, fig.]
Charaxes baileyi ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 122, f. 13-14, pl. 14; [BAFR, 381]; [BK: 298, pl. 38, f. 487]; [AfrL]

Larva on Scutia myrtina [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes balfouri Butler, 1881
Socotra Island (Gulf of Aden) Charaxes balfouri Butler, 1881; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 176, pl. 18, f. 6, TL: Socotra
Charaxes balfouri ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 361; [BAFR, 396]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes barnsi Joicey & Talbot, 1927
Island of Principe (Gulf of Guinea) Charaxes barnsi Joicey & Talbot, 1927; Entomologist 60: 14
Charaxes barnsi ; van Someren, 1972, 253; [BAFR, 384]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes baumanni Rogenhofer, 1891
-. See [About maps] Baumann's Charaxes
Charaxes baumanni Rogenhofer, 1891; Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 41 : 564, TL: Pare
Charaxes baumanni, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes baumanni ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 491; [BOW: pl. 94, f. 11]; [BK: pl. 37, f. 483]; [AfrL]

Larva on Acacia brevisica, Caesalpinia decapetala [Nigel Venters]

Kenya (Teita Hills), Tanzania (Usumbara mnts) Charaxes baumanni baumanni ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 217, pl. 10, f. 71-73; [BAFR, 370]; [BK, 296 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. b. bamptoni van Someren, 1974
Kenya (Mnt Kulal) Charaxes baumanni bamptoni van Someren, 1974; 482
Charaxes baumanni bamptoni ; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [BK, 296 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. b. bwamba van Someren, 1971
Uganda (Bwamba area) Charaxes baumanni bwamba van Someren, 1971; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 221, pl. 11, f. 82-85, TL: Uganda, Bwamba Valley
Charaxes baumanni bwamba ; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. b. didingensis van Someren, 1971
Southern Sudan, N.Uganda Charaxes baumanni didingensis van Someren, 1971; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 221, pl. 11, f. 86-89, TL: S.Sudan, Didinga Mts.
Charaxes baumanni didingensis ; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. b. granti Turlin, 1988
E.Tanzania Charaxes baumanni granti ; [AfrL]
C. b. interposita van Someren, 1971
Kenya (Kitale, Elgon), Central Uganda Charaxes baumanni interposita van Someren, 1971; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 220, pl. 11, f. 78-81, TL: Kenya, Kitale
Charaxes baumanni interposita ; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [BK, 296 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. b. selousi Trimen, 1894
Zimbabwe, Zambia Charaxes selousi Trimen, 1894; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1894 : 45, pl. 6, f. 10, TL: Miheni Valley, Manicaland
= Charaxes baumanni ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 491
Charaxes baumanni selousi ; White, 1976; [AfrL]

Larva on Acacia sp., Pterolobium stellatum, Caesalpinia decapetala [PBSA]

C. b. tenuis van Someren, 1971
Tanzania (W Kilimanjaro) Charaxes baumanni tenuis van Someren, 1971; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 219, pl. 10, f. 74-77, TL: Tanzania, West Kilimanjaro
Charaxes baumanni tenuis ; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [BK, 296 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. b. whytei Butler, 1894
Malawi, Mozambique Charaxes whytei Butler, 1894; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 649, pl. 60, f. 2, TL: Zomba
= Charaxes baumanni ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 491
Charaxes baumanni whytei ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 222, pl. 11, f. 90-93; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. b. nyiro Collins & Larsen, 1991
Mt Nyiro Charaxes baumanni nyiro Collins & Larsen, 1991; in Larsen, The butterflies of Kenya and their natural history: 441, pl. 37, f. 483, TL: Mount Nyire, N.Kenya
Charaxes baumanni nyiro ; [AfrL]

Charaxes berkeleyi van Someren & Jackson, 1957
-. See [About maps] Berkeley's Charaxes
Charaxes berkeleyi van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 52
Charaxes berkeleyi ♀-f. ngonga van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 80, pl. 29, f. 249-250
Charaxes berkeleyi, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes berkeleyi ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 80, f. 10-11; [BK: 300, pl. 39, f. 494]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia gummifera, Ochna spp. [Nigel Venters]

Kenya (East of Rift) Charaxes berkeleyi ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 74, pl. 11, f. 81-83
Charaxes berkeleyi berkeleyi ; [BAFR, 374]; [BK, 300 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. b. masaba van Someren, 1969
Kenya (Mt. Elgon) Charaxes berkeleyi masaba van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 82, pl. 29, f. 252-253, TL: N.W. Kenya, E Mt. Elgon, Teldet Estate
Charaxes berkeleyi masaba ; [BAFR, 374 (text)]; [BK, 300 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. b. marci Congdon & Collins, 1998
Charaxes berkeleyi marci ; [AfrL]

Charaxes bernardii Minig, 1978
Charaxes bernardii ; [AfrL]

Charaxes bernstorffi Rydon 1982
Yemen Arab Republic Charaxes bernstorffi Rydon 1982; 63
Charaxes bernstorffi ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes bipunctatus Rothschild, 1894
-. See [About maps] Two Spot Charaxes
Charaxes bipunctatus Rothschild, 1894; Novit. Zool. 1 (2) : 536, TL: West Africa (?Gold Coast)
Charaxes bipunctatus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes bipunctatus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 390; [AfrL]

Larva on Blighia unijugata [Nigel Venters]

Ivory Coast, Ghana Charaxes bipunctatus johnsoni Rousseau-Decelle, 1956; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 61 : 91
Charaxes bipunctatus bipunctatus ; van Someren, 1972, 247; [BAFR, 384]; [AfrL]
C. b. ugandensis van Someren, 1972
Cameroun, C.A.R., Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Uganda, NW.Kenya, S.Sudan Charaxes bipunctatus ugandensis van Someren, 1972; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 27 (4) : 248
Charaxes bipunctatus ugandensis ; [BAFR, 384 (text)]; [BK: 290, pl. 34, f. 468]; [AfrL]

Charaxes blanda Rothschild, 1897
Charaxes blanda Rothschild, 1897; Novit. Zool. 4 (3): 507, TL: Mikindani, German East Africa
Charaxes blanda, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes blanda ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 6, f. 3; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 471; [AfrL]

Larva on Dalbergia spp., Brachystegia spiciformis [Nigel Venters]

Tanzania-Mocambique border Charaxes blanda blanda ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 205, pl. 1, f. 9-10; [BAFR, 372]; [AfrL]
C. b. kenyae Poulton, 1926
Kenya coast (North of Mombasa) Charaxes blanda kenyae Poulton, 1926; Verh. III Int. Ent.-Kongr. Zurich 2 : 552
Charaxes blanda kenyae ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 206, pl. 1, f. 11-12; [BAFR, 372]; [BK: 296, pl. 37, f. 484]; [AfrL]

Charaxes bocqueti Minig, 1975
-. See [About maps] Charaxes bocqueti Minig, 1975; Lambillionea 75 : 30
Charaxes bocqueti ; [BAFR, 381 (text)]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

Ivory Coast Charaxes bocqueti bocqueti ; [AfrL]
C.A.R. Charaxes bocqueti oubanguiensis Minig, 1975; 25
Charaxes bocqueti oubanguiensis ; [AfrL]

Charaxes bohemani C. & R. Felder, 1859
Angola, S.Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mocambique, Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania, Kenya, South Africa. See [About maps] Large Blue Charaxes Divebomber Charaxes
Charaxes bohemani C. & R. Felder, 1859; Wien. ent. Monats. 3 (11): 321, pl. 6, f. 3
Charaxes bohemani, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes bohemanni[sic] ; [BOW: pl. 94, f. 15-16]
Charaxes bohemani ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 374; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 208, pl. 8, f. 55-56, pl. 9, f. 57-58; [EBW]; [BAFR, 392]; [BK: 291, pl. 35, f. 470]; [AfrL]

Larva on Afzelia quanzensis, Brachystegia spiciformis, Julbernardia globiflora [Nigel Venters], Lonchocarpus capassa, Xeroderris stuhlmanni [PBSA]


Charaxes boueti Feisthamel, 1850
-. See [About maps] Red Forest Charaxes
Charaxes boueti Feisthamel, 1850; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (2) 8 : 261, TL: Gambia
Charaxes boueti, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes boueti ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1899, Novit. zool. 6 (2): pl. 8, f. 2; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 408; [BOW: pl. 94, f. 14]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Bamboo) [Nigel Venters]

Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria Charaxes boueti ghanaensis Rousseau-Decelle & Johnson, 1957; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 62: 151, pl. 62
Charaxes boueti ghanaensis ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 227, pl. 6, f. 49-50; [BAFR, 368 (text)]
Charaxes boueti boueti ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1899, Novit. zool. 6 (2): pl. 8, f. 2; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 410; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 224, pl. 5, f. 43-48; [BAFR, 368]; [AfrL]
C. b. rectans Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
SW.Ethiopia, Sudan, N.Uganda Charaxes boueti rectans Rothschild & Jordan, 1903; Novit. Zool. 9 (Suppl.) : 540, TL: Upper Urga, Kollu, Schoa
Charaxes boueti rectans ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 229, pl. 6, f. 54-55; [BAFR, 368 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. b. carvalhoi Bivar de Sousa, 1983
Charaxes boueti carvalhoi ; [AfrL]

Charaxes brainei van Son, 1966
NE.Namibia, S.Angola, W.Botswana. See [About maps] Charaxes viola brainei van Son, 1966; Novost Taxa Ent. 49 : 3
Charaxes viola brainei ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 147, pl. 17, f. 153-156
Charaxes brainei ; van Someren, 1975, 108; Henning, 1979, 177; [BAFR, 382]; [AfrL]

Larva on Peltophorum africanum [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes brutus (Cramer, [1779])
-. See [About maps] White Barred Charaxes
Papilio brutus Cramer, [1779]; Uitl. Kapellen 3 (17-21): 82, pl. 241, f. E, F
Papilio brutus Cramer, [1780]; Uitl. Kapellen 3 (23-24): 174
Charaxes brutus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes brutus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 429; [BOW: pl. 94, f. 17]; [BK: 288, pl. 33]; [AfrL]

Larva on Grewia spp., Entandrophagma delevoi, Trichelia dregeana, Blighia unifugata, Ekebergia capensis [Nigel Venters]

Guinea, Seirra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, W.Nigeria Papilio cajus Herbst, 1790; Naturs. Schmett. 4: 65
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 433
Charaxes brutus brutus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 433; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 214, pl. 3, f. 25-26; [BAFR, 360 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. b. alcyone Stoneham, 1943
Coastal Kenya & Tanzania Charaxes brutus alcyone Stoneham, 1943; 3
Charaxes brutus alcyone ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 219, pl. 4, f. 34-35; [BAFR, 362 (text)]; [BK, 288 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. b. angustus Rothschild, 1900
Eastern Nigeria, Cameroun, C.A.R., Gabon, Congo, N.Angola, Zaire, W.Uganda Charaxes brutus angustus Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 432, TL: Congo, Leopoldville, Kassai, Upoto
Charaxes brutus angustus ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 216, pl. 3, f. 27-30; [BAFR, 360]; [BK, 288 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. b. natalensis Staudinger, 1886
South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mocambique, Malawi, Tanzania Charaxes brutus var. natalensis Staudinger, 1886; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (14): 169, TL: Natal
Charaxes brutus natalensis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 433; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 220, pl. 4, f. 36-37; [BAFR, 362 (text)]; [BK, 288 (note)]; [AfrL]

Larva on Trichilia emetica, Turraea floribunda, Ekebergia capensis, Melia azedarach [PBSA]

C. b. roberti Turlin, 1987
Pemba Island (Off Tanzanian coast) Charaxes brutus roberti Turlin, 1987; 20
Charaxes brutus roberti ; [AfrL]

Charaxes andara Ward, 1873
Madagascar. See [About maps] Charaxes andara Ward, 1873; Ent. mon. Mag. 9: 209, TL: Madagascar
Charaxes brutus andara ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 435
Charaxes andara ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 221, pl. 5, f. 40-42; [BAFR, 362]; [EBW, (name only)]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Charaxes cacuthis Hewitson, 1863
Madagascar. See [About maps] Charaxes cacuthis Hewitson, 1863; Ill. exot. Butts [3] (Charaxes III): [89] pl. [47], f. 12-13 , TL: Madagascar
Charaxes antanala Lucas, 1872; Ann. Sci. Nat. Paris (5) Zool. 15 : 1, TL: Madagascar
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 457
Charaxes cacuthis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes etesipe cacuthis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 457
Charaxes cacuthis ; van Someren, 1966, 68; [BAFR, 358]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Larva on Annonaceae spp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes candiope (Godart, [1824])
Green-veined Charaxes
Nymphalis candiope Godart, [1824]; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (2): 353
Charaxes candiope, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes candiope ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 364; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 95, f. 1]; [AfrL]

Larva on Croton sylvaticus, C. gratissimus, C. megalocarpus [PBSA]

Most of Africa south of the Sahara Charaxes viridicostatus Aurivillius, 1879; Ofvers K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 36 (7) : 41, TL: Damaraland
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 366
Charaxes candiope candiope ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 366; van Someren, 1974, 467; [BAFR, 400]; [BK, 283, pl. 31]

Charaxes carteri Butler, 1881
Charaxes carteri Butler, 1881; Ent. mon. Mag. 18 : 108, TL: Acera
?Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. carteri ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 485
?Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♂-f. carteri ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 102
Charaxes carteri ; [AfrL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
Charaxes cedreatis; Hewitson, 1876, Ill. exot. Butts [3] (Charaxes V): [94], pl. [49], f. 22-23

Charaxes castor (Cramer, [1775])
-. See [About maps] Giant Charaxes
Papilio castor Cramer, [1775]; Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 61, pl. 37, f. C, D
Papilio castor Cramer, [1776]; Uitl. Kapellen 1 (8): 152
Charaxes castor, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes castor ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 436; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 95, f. 2-3]; [BK: 287, pl. 33]; [AfrL]

Larva on Afzelia quanzensis, Brachystegia spp., Chaetacme aristata [Nigel Venters]

Gambia, Guinea, Senegal, Seirra Leone, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroun, C.A.R., Congo, N.Angola, Zaire, Uganda, N.Kenya, N.Tanzania, S.Ethiopia Charaxes castor var./ab. godarti Aurivillius, 1899; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 232
Charaxes castor ; Butler, 1869, 51
Charaxes castor castor f. castor ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 440
Charaxes castor castor f. godarti ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 440
Charaxes castor castor ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 439; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 181, pl. 1-2, f. 1-7; [BAFR, 360]; [BK, 287 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. c. arthuri van Someren, 1971
Pemba Island (Off Tanzania coast) Charaxes castor arthuri van Someren, 1971; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 188, pl. 2, f. 10-11, pl. 3, f. 12-13, TL: Pemba Island
Charaxes castor arthuri ; [BAFR, 360 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. c. comoranus Rothschild, 1903
Comoro Islands Charaxes castor comoranus Rothschild, 1903; Novit. Zool. 10 (2) : 310, TL: Great ComoroI.
Charaxes castor comoranus ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 189, pl. 3, f. 14-15; [BAFR, 360 (text)]; [AfrL]
Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, NE.South Africa, Kenya (East of Rift) Charaxes castor var. flavifasciatus Butler, 1895; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 251, TL: Zomba
Charaxes castor var. orientalis Lanz, 1896; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 9 (1) : 140, TL: Parumbira
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 438
Charaxes castor flavifasciatus f. reimeri Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 438, TL: Dar-es-Salaam
Charaxes castor flavifasciatus f. flavifasciatus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 438
Charaxes castor flavifasciatus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 438; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 187, pl. 2, f. 8-9; [BAFR, 360 (text)]; [BK, 287 (note)]; [AfrL]

Larva on Bridelia micrantha, Afzelia quanzensis, Tragia, Gymnosporia sp., Maytenus senegalensis, Cassia fistula [PBSA]


Charaxes catochrous Someren & Jackson, 1952
Cameroun, C.A.R., Congo, Zaire, Uganda. See [About maps] Charaxes ephyra ab. catochrous Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 218
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♂-f. catochrous ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 484; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 102
Charaxes catochrous catochrous ; van Someren & Jackson, 1952
Charaxes catochrous ; Minig, 1975, 18; [BAFR, 381]; [AfrL]

Larva on Scutia myrtina [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes cedreatis Hewitson, 1874
Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroun, Congo, N.Angola, C.A.R., NW.Zambia, Zaire, Southern Sudan, W.Tanzania, Kenya. See [About maps] Charaxes cedreatis Hewitson, 1874; Ent. mon. Mag. 10 : 247, TL: West Africa
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♂-f. lutacea Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 485
= ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 85
Charaxes dewitzi Butler, 1895; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 255
Charaxes etheocles etheocles f. vetula Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 488, pl. 12, f. 8
Charaxes etheocles protocedreatis Poulton, 1926; Verh. III Int. Ent.-Kongr. Zurich 2 : 556
Charaxes cedreatis cedreatis ♀-f. inexpectana van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 88, TL: Tanzania, NE of Lake Tanganyika, Kigoma distr., Mukuyu Forest, 5200ft
Charaxes cedreatis vetula ♀-f. pseudosmaragdalis van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 50

Charaxes cedreatis ; Hewitson, 1876, Ill. exot. Butts [3] (Charaxes V): [94], pl. [49], f. 24
Charaxes etheocles cedreatis ; Rothschild, 1900, 484 ♀
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. cedreatis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 487
?Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. dewitzi ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 487
Charaxes cedreatis cedreatis ♀-f. dewitzi ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 90
Charaxes cedreatis cedreatis ♀-f. protocedreatis ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 87
Charaxes cedreatis cedreatis ♀-f. vetula ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 88
Charaxes cedreatis cedreatis ♀-f. pseudosmaragdalis ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 89
Charaxes cedreatis ; van Someren & Jackson, 1952, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 276
Charaxes cedreatis vetula ; van Someren & Jackson, 1952, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 277
Charaxes cedreatis cedreatis ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 85, pl. 1, f. 1-6
Charaxes cedreatis ; [EBW, (name only)]; [BAFR, 376]; [BK: 298, pl. 38, f. 489]; [AfrL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
Charaxes alladinis (= Charaxes dewitzi, Butler); Dewitz, 1887, f. 8

Larva on Albizia spp., Dalbergia spp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes chanleri Holland, 1896
NE.Kenya, S.Ethiopia. See [About maps] Chanler's Charaxes
Charaxes chanleri Holland, 1896; Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18 (1063) : 262
?Charaxes ephyra var. phaeacus Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 217, TL: German. E. Afr., Niam Niam
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 483
= ?; [NHM]
Charaxes chanleri ; Holland, 1896, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18 (1098) : 753
Charaxes etheocles ♂-f. chanleri ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 483
Charaxes viola chanleri ; van Someren & Jackson, 1952, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 268; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 133, pl. 20, f. 189-191; [BAFR, 381 (text)]
Charaxes chanleri ; Rydon, 1982, 63; [BK: 300]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes chepalungu van Someren, 1969
Kenya (Chepalungu forest), Tanzania (Serengeti). See [About maps] Charaxes chepalungu van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 90, pl. 3, f. 21-25, TL: NW. Kenay, lower Sotik area, Chepalungu
Charaxes chepalungu ; [BAFR, 378]; [BK: 298, pl. 38, f. 488]
Charaxes chepalunga[sic?] ; [AfrL]

Larva on Scutia myrtina [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes chevroti Collins & Larsen, 2005
Charaxes chevroti ; [AfrL]

Charaxes chintechi van Someren, 1975
N.Malawi (Lake Malawi), E.Zambia. See [About maps] Charaxes manica ♀-f. chintechi van Someren & Jackson, 1952; 269
Charaxes manica ♀-f. protomanica van Someren, 1966; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 91, TL: Malawi, Chintechi
Charaxes chintechi, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes manica ♀-f. chintechi ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 90
Charaxes protomanica ; [BAFR, 376]
Charaxes chintechi ; van Someren, 1975, 107; Minig, 1976, Lambillionea 76 (1-2) : 13
?Charaxes chintechi ; Minig, 1976, 9
Charaxes chintechi ; [BAFR, 376]; [AfrL]

Larva on Brachystegia spiciformis, Dalbergia lactea [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes chunguensis White & Grant, 1986
Charaxes chunguensis ; [AfrL]

Charaxes cithaeron C. & R. Felder, 1859
-. See [About maps] Blue-spotted Charaxes
Charaxes cithaeron C. & R. Felder, 1859; Wien. ent. Monats. 3 (12): 398, pl. 8, f. 2-3
Charaxes cithaeron, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes cithaeron ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 379; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 95, f. 4-5]; [BK: 291, pl. 35, f. 472]; [AfrL]

Larva on Chaetachme aristata, Albizia fastigiata, Baphia racemosa, Trema bracteolata, Celtis soyauxii, Afzelia quanzensis, Maytenus senegalensis, Schotia latifolia [PBSA]

Larva on Trema orientalis, Albizia adianthifolia, Celtis africana, Craibia brevecaudatus [Nigel Venters]

South Africa (Natal) - Mocambique - NE.Tanzania, E.Zimbabwe Charaxes cithaeron ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 379
Charaxes cithaeron cithaeron ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 225, pl. 19, f. 133-134,136-137, pl. 20, f. 138-139; [BAFR, 386]; [AfrL]
C. c. joanae van Someren, 1964
Zambia Charaxes cithaeron joanae van Someren, 1964; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 227, pl. 20, f. 140-145, TL: Rhodesia, Mumbwa, W of Lusaka
Charaxes cithaeron joanae ; [BAFR, 386 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. c. kennethi Poulton, 1926
Kenya Coast Charaxes cithaeron kennethi Poulton, 1926; Verh. III Int. Ent.-Kongr. Zurich 2 : 539
Charaxes cithaeron kennethi ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 231, pl. 22, f. 157-158, pl. 23, f. 164-168; [BAFR, 386 (text)]; [BK, 292 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. c. nairobicus van Son, 1953
Kenya Highlands Charaxes cithaeron nairobicus van Son, 1953; Ann. Transv. Mus. 22 (2) : 220
Charaxes cithaeron nairobicus ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 232, pl. 21, f. 150-152, pl. 22, f. 159-160; [BAFR, 386 (text)]; [BK, 292 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. c. nyasae van Someren, 1964
Malawi Charaxes cithaeron nyasae van Someren, 1964; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 229, pl. 21, f. 147-149, pl. 22, f. 153-156, pl. 23, f. 161-163, TL: Nyasaland, W. shore Lake Nyasa, 1800ft
Charaxes cithaeron ab. ♂ griseus Schultze, 1914; Ent. Rundsch. 31 (15) : 82
Charaxes cithaeron nyasae ab. griseus ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 230, pl. 21, f. 146
Charaxes cithaeron nyasae ; [BAFR, 386 (text)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes congdoni Collins, 1989
Tanzania (Mountains Mufindi, Iringa Mwanihana). See [About maps] Charaxes congdoni, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes congdoni ; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia gummifera [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes contrarius Weymer, 1907
Kenya/Tanzania coast Contrary Charaxes
Charaxes etheocles var. contrarius Weymer, 1907; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 20 (1,2) : 44, pl. 2, f. 2
Charaxes subargentea van Someren & Rogers, 1932; J. E. Afr. Uganda nat. Hist. Soc. 42-43: 167
Charaxes contrarius f. conjugens van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 121, pl. 13, f. 110
Charaxes contrarius ♀-f. rosae van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 127, pl. 13, f. 112
?Charaxes catochrous contrarius ; van Someren & Rogers, 1952, 27
Charaxes catochrous contrarius ; van Someren & Jackson, 1952, 167
Charaxes contrarius ♀-f. contrarius ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 120
Charaxes contrarius ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 119, f. 27-28, pl. 13; [BAFR, 378]; [BK: 301, pl. 39, f. 496]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia spp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes cowani Butler, 1878
Madagascar. See [About maps] Charaxes cowani Butler, 1878; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 2 (10) : 285, TL: Fiaurantsoa
Charaxes cowani, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes cowani ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 370, pl. 11, f. 4; van Someren, 1974, 471; [EBW]; [BAFR, 400]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown, likely to be Croton spp.)


Charaxes cynthia Butler, [1866]
-. See [About maps] Charaxes cynthia Butler, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 626, pl. 36, f. 3, TL: Ashanti
Charaxes cynthia, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes cynthia ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 405; [BOW: pl. 95, f. 10]; [AfrL]

Larva on Bandeiraea simplicifolia, Albizia spp. [Nigel Venters]

Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, W.Nigeria Charaxes lysianassa Westwood, 1874; Thes. ent. Oxon. : 181, pl. 34, f. 3-4, TL: Ashanti
= Charaxes cynthia ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 405
Charaxes guineensis Le Moult, 1933; Novit. Ent. 3: 16
= ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 150
Charaxes cynthia cynthia ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 150, pl. 22-27; [BAFR, 368]; [AfrL]
C. c. kinduana Le Cerf, 1923
E.Nigeria, Cameroun, Gabon, Congo, C.A.R., NW.Zaire, W.Uganda Charaxes cynthia kinduana Le Cerf, 1923; Bull. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 29 : 366
Charaxes cynthia ab. mawamba Grünberg, 1912; Ergeb. Dt. Z.-Afr. Exped. 3 (Zool. 1) : 538
Charaxes cynthia f. albofascia Le Cerf, 1923; Bull. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 29 : 367
Charaxes cynthia ab. cizeyi Lathy, 1926; Encycl. Ent. (3) B 1 : 93, pl. 2, f. 6
Charaxes cynthia cameroonensis van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 151, pl. 27, f. 237-242
angusticlavius Rousseau-Decelle, 1934; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 39 : 231
Charaxes cynthia propinqua van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 155, pl. 23, f. 209-210, 213-214, TL: Uganda, Katera Forest, Masaka
Charaxes cynthia cameroonensis ♀f. angusticlavius ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 151
Charaxes cynthia cameroonensis ; [BAFR, 368 (text)]
Charaxes cynthia propinqua ; [BAFR, 368 (text)]
Charaxes cynthia kinduana ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 153, pl. 26, f. 231-236; [BAFR, 368 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. c. mukuyu van Someren, 1969
Tanzania Charaxes cynthia mukuyu van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 158, pl. 23, f. 207-208, 211-212, TL: Tanzania, Kigoma District, Mukuyu Forest
Charaxes cynthia mukuyu ; [BAFR, 368 (text)]; [AfrL]
Eastern Uganda, NW.Kenya Charaxes cynthia parvicaudatus Lathy, 1926; Encycl. Ent. (3) B 1 : 94
Charaxes cynthia parvicaudatus ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 154, pl. 24, f. 215-222; [BAFR, 368 (text)]; [BK: 284, pl. 32]; [AfrL]
C. c. sabulosus Talbot, 1928
SE.Zaire (Shaba) Charaxes cynthia sabulosus Talbot, 1928; Bull. Hill Mus. Witley 2 : 229
Charaxes cynthia sabulosus f. aurantiaca Rousseau-Decelle, 1934; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 39 : 231
Charaxes cynthia sabulosus f. aurantiaca ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 157, pl. 25, f. 227-228
Charaxes cynthia sabulosus ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 156, pl. 25, f. 223-230; [BAFR, 368 (text)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes defulvata Joicey & Talbot, 1926
Sao Thome (Gulf of Guinea) Charaxes defulvata Joicey & Talbot, 1926; Entomologist 59 : 221, TL: Sao Thomé
Charaxes varanes defulvata ; van Someren, 1974, 480; [BAFR, 398]
Charaxes defulvata ; Plantrou, 1983; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes dilutus Rothschild, 1898
-. See [About maps] Charaxes eupalus dilutus Rothschild, 1898; Novit. Zool. 5 (1) : 97, TL: Zomba, Nyassaland
Charaxes dilutus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes eupale dilutus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 512, pl. 7, f. 6
Charaxes dilutus ; [AfrL]
E.Angola, Malawi, W.Tanzania Charaxes dilutus ; Joicey & Talbot, 1921, 69
Charaxes dilutus dilutus ; van Someren, 1974, 441; [BAFR, 403]; [AfrL]
C. d. ngonga van Someren, 1974
Kenya highlands, Uganda (kigezi) Charaxes dilutus ngonga van Someren, 1974; 442
Charaxes dilutus miotoni van Someren, 1975; 109
Charaxes dilutus ngonga ; [BAFR, 403 (text)]; [AfrL]

[BK] says Charaxes dilutus mitoni van Someren, 1975 is just individual form of Charaxes eupale. No dilutus from Kenya. -- msa

C. d. kasitu White & Grant, 1989
Charaxes dilutus kasitu ; [AfrL]

Charaxes diversiforma van Someren & Jackson, 1957
Zaire (Shaba), NW.Zambia. See [About maps] Charaxes viola diversiforma van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 44
purpurea van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 45
viridicaerulea van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 45
caerulescens van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 45
albimacula van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 45
ochremaculata van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 45
cupreopurpurea van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 45

Charaxes viola diversiforma ♀-f. purpurea ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 141
Charaxes viola diversiforma ♀-f. viridicaerulea ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 141
Charaxes viola diversiforma ♀-f. caerulescens ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 143, pl. 18, f. 165-166
Charaxes viola diversiforma ♀-f. albocaerulea ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 143, pl. 18, f. 159-160
Charaxes viola diversiforma ♀-f. albimacula ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 143, pl. 18, f. 161, 170
Charaxes viola diversiforma ♀-f. ochremaculata ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 143, pl. 18, f. 167-168
Charaxes viola diversiforma ♀-f. diversiforma ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 143, pl. 18, f. 162, 169
Charaxes viola diversiforma ♀-f. cupreopurpurea ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 143, pl. 18, f. 171
Charaxes viola diversiforma ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 141, pl. 18, f. 157-172; [BAFR, 381 (text)]
Charaxes diversiforma ; [AfrL]

Larva on Acacia macrothrysa, Amblygonocarpus andongensis [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes doubledayi Aurivillius, 1899
Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroun, C.A.R., Zaire, Tanzania. See [About maps] Charaxes doubledayi Aurivillius, 1899; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 244, TL: Sierra Leone
Charaxes doubledayi, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes doubledayi ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 496; [BOW: pl. 95, f. 7]; [BAFR, 394]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes dowsetti Henning, 1988
Northern Malawi (Nyika Plateau) Charaxes dowsetti ; [AfrL]

Larva on Agauria salicifolia [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes dreuxi Bouche & Minig, 1977
Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Charaxes dreuxi Bouche & Minig, 1977; Lambillionea 77 (3-4) : 27, TL: Ivory Coast
Charaxes dreuxi ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes druceanus Butler, 1869
-. See [About maps] Silver-barred Charaxes
Charaxes druceanus Butler, 1869; Cistula ent. 1 (1) : 4, TL: "Old Calabar" S.Nigeria
Charaxes druceanus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes druceanus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 415; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 95, f. 8]; [BK: 289, pl. 34, f. 465]; [AfrL]

Larva on Syzygium cordatum, S. guineense, Bersama abyssinica [PBSA]

Larva on Syzygium cordatum [Nigel Venters]

Nigeria, Gabon, Guinea Charaxes druceanus druceanus ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 228, pl. 14, f. 77-81; [BAFR, 364 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. d. cinadon Hewitson, 1870
South Africa (Natal) Charaxes cinadon Hewitson, 1870; Ent. mon. Mag. 6 (68) : 177, TL: Natal, S. Africa
= Charaxes druceanus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 416
Charaxes druceanus cinadon ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 231, pl. 14, f. 82-84; [BAFR, 364 (text)]
C. d. obscura Rebel, 1914
N.Tanzania, Uganda, Ruwanda Charaxes druceanus obscura Rebel, 1914; Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 253, TL: NW. en Lake Tanganyika-Lake Kivu Prov. 1900-2100m
Charaxes druceanus kivuanus Jordan, 1925; Novit. zool. 32 (3) : 288, TL: South end of Lake Kivu
= ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 235, pl. 16, f. 97-98
Charaxes cryanae Le Cerf, 1932; Bull. Mus. Paris (2) 4 : 406, TL: SW Lake Kivu
= ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 235, pl. 16, f. 95-96
Charaxes druceanus obscura ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 235, pl. 15, f. 92, pl. 16, f. 93-100; [BAFR, 364 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. d. proximans Joicey & Talbot, 1922
Angola, Malawi, Zambia, SW.Tanzania Charaxes druceanus proximans Joicey & Talbot, 1922; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (2) : 338, TL: Mt. Mlanji, south Nyasaland
Charaxes druceanus proximans ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 234, pl. 15, f. 87-88; [BAFR, 364]; [AfrL]
Kenya, E Uganda (West of Rift) Charaxes druceanus septentrionalis Lathy, 1926; Encycl. Ent. (3) B 1 : 93, TL: Hoey's Bridge, Trans-Nzoia, Kenya
Charaxes alicea Stoneham, 1931; Bull. Stoneham Mus. (5): -, TL: Kitale, Trans-Nzoia
Charaxes druceanus septentrionalis var. lugari van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 237, pl. 17, f. 105-108, TL: Lugari, Trans-Nzoia
Charaxes druceanus septentrionalis var. alicea ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 236, pl. 18, f. 109-110
Charaxes druceanus septentrionalis ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 236, pl. 17, f. 101-102; [BAFR, 364 (text)]; [BK, 289 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. d. moerens Jordan, 1936
South Africa (N Drakensburg Mnts) Charaxes druceanus moerens Jordan, 1936; REF#: 333, TL: Marieskop, Drakensberg Range
Charaxes druceanus moerens ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 232, pl. 15, f. 89-91; [BAFR, 364]; [AfrL]
C. d. teita van Someren, 1939
E.Kenya (Teita hills) Charaxes druceanus teita van Someren, 1939; J. E.Afr. Ug. nat. Hist. Soc. 14 : 177, TL: Teita Hills, Chawia Forest, Bura Bluff
Charaxes druceanus teita ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 238, pl. 18, f. 111-112, 114-116; [BAFR, 364 (text)]; [BK, 289 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. d. entabeni van Someren, 1963
South Africa (Zoutpansberg Mnts) Charaxes druceanus entabeni van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 233, pl. 19, f. 117-122, TL: Northern Transvaal, Zoutpansberg, Entabeni
Charaxes druceanus entabeni ; [BAFR, 364 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. d. stevensoni van Someren, 1963
Zimbabwe Charaxes druceanus stevensoni van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 233, pl. 15, f. 85-86, TL: S.Rhodesia, Vumba Mts. (E side of S.Rhodesia)
Charaxes druceanus stevensoni ; [BAFR, 364]; [AfrL]
C. d. katamayu Plantrou, 1982
Kenya (Nairobi highlands) Charaxes druceanus katamayu Plantrou, 1982; 108
Charaxes druceanus katamayu ; [BK, 289 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. d. vivianae Plantrou, 1982
Southern Sudan Charaxes druceanus vivianae Plantrou, 1982; 107
Charaxes druceanus vivianae ; [AfrL]
C. d. williamsi Plantrou, 1982
SE.Kenya Charaxes druceanus williamsi Plantrou, 1982; 109
Charaxes druceanus williamsi ; [BK, 289 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. d. brazza Turlin, 1987
Charaxes druceanus brazza ; [AfrL]
C. d. praestans Turlin, 1989
NE.Tanzania (Usumbara Mnts) Charaxes druceanus praestans ; [AfrL]
C. d. solitaria Henning & Henning, 1992
Charaxes druceanus solitaria ; [AfrL]

Charaxes dubiosus Röber, 1936
"Southern Cameroun" Charaxes dubiosus Röber, 1936; Ent. Rundschau 53 (41) : 577, f. 2
Charaxes dubiosus ; [BAFR, 378 (text)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes dunkeli Röber, 1939
Known from a single type specimen taken in Cameroun Charaxes dunkeli Röber, 1939; Ent. Rundschau 56 (32) : 357, TL: Cameroun
Charaxes dunkeli ; [BAFR, 396 (text)]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes ephyra (Godart, [1824])
Nymphalis ephyra Godart, [1824]; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (2): 330 (355)
= Charaxes etheocles etheocles ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 481
Charaxes hollandii Butler, 1893; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 12 (70) : 266, TL: Sierra Leone
= ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 101
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. hollandi ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 484
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. ephyra ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 485
?Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♂-f. ephyra ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 101
Charaxes ephyra ; [AfrL]

Charaxes etesipe (Godart, [1824])
Tropical Africa. See [About maps] Savannah Charaxes
Nymphalis etesipe Godart, [1824]; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (2): 355, TL: Sierra Leone
Charaxes etesipe, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes etesipe ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 455; [EBW]
Charaxes etesippe[sic] ; [BOW: pl. 95, f. 6, 9]
Charaxes etesipe ; [BK: 293, pl. 36, f. 477]; [AfrL]

Larva on Entada spp., Afzelia quanzensis [Nigel Venters]

Sierra Leone, Ivory coast, Liberia, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Nigeria, S.Chad, S.Sudan, N.Angola, Uganda, N.Kenya Nymphalis etheta Godart, [1824]; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (2): 356
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 455
Charaxes etesipe etesipe ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 455; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 59, pl. 4, f. 23, 32, pl. 5, f. 33-35, 37-39; [BAFR, 356]; [BK, 294 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. e. abyssinicus Rothschild, 1900
Ethiopia (West of Rift) Charaxes etesipe abyssinicus Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 458, TL: Abyssinia, Sciotalit, Scioa
Charaxes etesipe abyssinicus ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 61, pl. 5, f. 36, 40; [BAFR, 356 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. e. gordoni van Someren, 1935
Kenya (NE side of Mnt Kenya) Charaxes etesipe gordoni van Someren, 1935; 198
Charaxes etesipe gordoni ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 63, pl. 6, f. 43, 47; [BAFR, 356 (text)]; [BK, 294 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. e. patrizii Storace, 1949
Somalia Charaxes etesipe patrizii Storace, 1949; Ann. Mus. Civ. Nat. Giacomo Doria 64 : 21, TL: Somaliland
Charaxes etesipe patrizii ; [BAFR, 356 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. e. pemba van Someren, 1966
Pemba Island (Off Tanzanian coast) Charaxes etesipe pemba van Someren, 1966; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 64, pl. 6, f. 46, 48, TL: Tanzania, Pemba Island, NE of Zanzibar
Charaxes etesipe pemba ; [BAFR, 356 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. e. shaba Berger, 1981
Zaire (Shaba) Charaxes etesipe shaba Berger, 1981; Les Papillons du Zaire: 118
Charaxes etesipe shaba ; [AfrL]
C. e. tavetensis Rothschild, 1894
Malawi, Mocambique, Kenya (coast), Tanzania Charaxes tavetensis Rothschild, 1894; Novit. Zool. 1 (2) : 535, TL: Taveta (East Africa)
Charaxes tavetensis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes etesipe tavetensis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 5, f. 4; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 458; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 62, pl. 6, f. 41-42, 45-46; [BAFR, 356 (text)]; [BK, 294 (note)]; [AfrL]

Larva on Entada abyssinica, Ricinus communis [PBSA]

C. e. hercules Turlin & Lequeux, 2002
Charaxes etesipe hercules Turlin & Lequeux, 2002; Lambillionea 102 (1 I): 73, f. 4-6, TL: Kalanga Forest, Bugalla I., Ssese Islands, Uganda, 1200m
Charaxes etesipe hercules ; [AfrL]

Charaxes ethalion Boisduval, 1847
-. See [About maps] Satyr Charaxes
Charaxes ethalion Boisduval, 1847; in Delegorgue, Voyage Afr. australe, 2: 593
Nymphalis erithalion Doubleday, [1849]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): pl. 48, f. 1
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 478
Charaxes ethalion, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes ethalion ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 478, pl. 12, f. 4, 6; [BOW: pl. 95, f. 11]; [BK: 297, pl. 37, f. 486]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia spp. [Nigel Venters]

South Africa, Mocambique, Zimbabwe ?Charaxes rosae Butler, 1886; 360 (part)
Charaxes ethalion ♀-f. swynnertoni Poulton, 1919; Proc. ent. Soc. Lond. 31 : lxxix
Charaxes ethalion ethalion ♀-f. aurantimacula van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 283:Natal
Charaxes rosae ; Butler, 1895, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 255
Charaxes ethalion ethalion ; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 281, pl. 1, f. 1-2
Charaxes ethalion ethalion ♀-f. ethalion ; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 282, pl. 1, f. 2
Charaxes ethalion ethalion ♀-f. swynnertoni ; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 283, pl. 2, f. 10
Charaxes ethalion ethalion ♀-f. rosae ; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 284, pl. 1, f. 3-4, 7
Charaxes ethalion ethalion ; [BAFR, 376]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia adianthifolia, Acacia ataxacantha, Parkia filicoidea, Tamarindus indicas [PBSA]

C. e. kitungulensis Strand, 1911
Charaxes ethalion kitungulensis Strand, 1911; Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 5 (2) : 288, TL: Kitungula
Charaxes ethalion kitungulensis ; [AfrL]
C. e. kikuyuensis van Someren, 1967
Kenya highlands Charaxes ethalion kikuyuensis van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 296, pl. 4, f. 36, TL: Kenya, Nairobi distr., Karura Forest
Charaxes ethalion kikuyuensis ; [BK, 297 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. e. littoralis van Someren, 1967
Kenya/Tanzania coast Charaxes ethalion littoralis van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 294, pl. 4, f. 37-39, TL: Kenya, Shimba Hills, Kwale Dist.
Charaxes ethalion littoralis ; [BAFR, 376 (text)]; [BK, 297 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. e. marsabitensis van Someren, 1967
Kenya (Mnt Marsabit) Charaxes ethalion marsabitensis van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 298, pl. 5, f. 40-41, 43-44, TL: Kenya, Northern Frontier Prov., at Mt. Marsabit
Charaxes ethalion marsabitensis ; [BAFR, 376 (text)]; [BK, 297 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. e. nyanzae van Someren, 1967
SW.Uganda, Kenya (E of Lake Victoria), Tanzania (Kungwe) Charaxes ethalion nyanzae van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 292, pl. 4, f. 31-35, pl. 5, f. 42, 45-48, TL: SW.Uganda, Kikagati, Kagera River
Charaxes ethalion nyanzae ; [BAFR, 376 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. e. binghami Henning, 1982
N.Zimbabwe, S.Zambia, N.Malawi, S.Tanzania Charaxes ethalion binghami Henning, 1982; 84
Charaxes ethalion nyasana van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 286, pl. 2, f. 11-18, pl. 3, f. 19-30, TL: Malawi, Nkata Bay
Charaxes ethalion nyasana ♀-f. nyasana van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 286
Charaxes ethalion nyasana ♀-f. cithaeronoides van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 287, pl. 3, f. 25-26, 28-29, TL: Malawi, Mlosa Stream, Lauderdale
Charaxes ethalion nyasana ♀-f. suppressa van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 288, pl. 3, f. 20, 32, TL: Malawi, Port Herald, Mlosa Stream
Charaxes ethalion nyasana ♀-f. demaculata van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 288, pl. 3, f. 21, 24, TL: Malawi, Lugeri Stream, Mlanje
Charaxes ethalion nyasana ♀-f. imitans van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 290, TL: Malawi, Lauderdale Est., Mlaye, Mlosa Stream
Charaxes ethalion nyasicus van Someren, 1975; 109
Charaxes ethalion nyasicus ; [BAFR, 376]
Charaxes ethalion binghami ; [AfrL]
C. e. fisheri Henning, 1982
N.Zambia Charaxes ethalion fisheri Henning, 1982; 88
Charaxes ethalion nyanzae van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 294, pl. 4, f. 31-35, pl. 5, f. 42, 45-48, TL: S.W. Uganda, Kikagati, Kagera River
Charaxes ethalion ♀-f. howardi van Someren & Jackson, 1952; Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 260
Charaxes ethalion nyanzae ♀-f. howardi ; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 293
Charaxes ethalion nyanzae ; [BK, 297 (note)]
Charaxes ethalion fisheri ; [AfrL]
C. e. handmani Henning, 1982
S.Malawi Charaxes ethalion handmani Henning, 1982; 86
?Charaxes ethalion nyasana van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 286
Charaxes ethalion nyasicus van Someren, 1975; 209
Charaxes ethalion handmani ; [AfrL]

Charaxes etheocles (Cramer, [1777])
-. See [About maps] Demon Charaxes
Papilio etheocles Cramer, [1777]; Uitl. Kapellen 2 (9-16): 34, pl. 119, f. D, E
Charaxes etheocles, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes etheocles ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1899, Novit. zool. 6 (2): pl. 8, f. 6-7; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 480, pl. 12, f. 5, 7-8; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 99; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 95, f. 12, pl. 96, f. 1]; [AfrL]

Larva on Scutia myrtina, Albizia spp. [Nigel Venters]

Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria Charaxes alladinis Butler, 1869; Cistula ent. 1 (1) : 5, TL: ?
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 482
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. regalis Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 486
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. fulgens Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 487, pl. 12, f. 5

Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. etheocles ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 486
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. alladinis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 487
?Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. rosae ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 487
Charaxes etheocles ; Thon, 1823, 74
Nymphalis etheocles ; Godart, [1824], Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (2): 355
Charaxes alladinis ; Kirby, 1871, Syn. Cat. diurn. Lep. : 269
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. alladinis ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 100
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. fulgens ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 101
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. regalis ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 101
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 481; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 99, f. 1, pl. 6, 7; [BAFR, 378]; [AfrL]
C. e. biinclinata van Someren, 1969
SE.Nigeria, Cameroun, C.A.R., Congo, Zaire Charaxes etheocles biinclinata van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 102, pl. 10, f. 82-83, 85-87, pl. 11, f. 92-93, 96-97, TL: Moyen Congo
Charaxes etheocles biinclinata ; [BAFR, 378 (text)]
C. e. carpenteri van Someren & Jackson, 1957
SW.Congo, Zaire (Shaba) Charaxes etheocles carpenteri van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 54
Charaxes etheocles ♀-f. carpenteri Poulton, 1919; Proc. ent. Soc. Lond. 31 : lxxxii
pallidimacula van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 54
Charaxes etheocles carpenteri ♂-f. carpenteri ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 109
Charaxes etheocles carpenteri ♀-f. carpenteri ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 109
Charaxes etheocles carpenteri ♀-f. pallidimacula ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 110
Charaxes etheocles carpenteri ♂-f. catochrous ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 111
Charaxes etheocles carpenteri ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 108, f. 2-4; [BAFR, 378]; [AfrL]
C. e. evansi van Someren & Jackson, 1957
Kenya (West of Rift) Charaxes etheocles evansi van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 54
Charaxes etheocles ♀f. evansi van Someren & Rogers, 1932
Charaxes etheocles evansi ♀-f. conjuncta van Someren & Jackson, 1969; in van Someren, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 113
Charaxes etheocles evansi ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 112, f. 5-6, pl. 9, f. 76-81; BAFR, 378; [BK: 297, pl. 37, f. 485]; [AfrL]
C. e. ochracea van Someren & Jackson, 1957
Gabon Charaxes etheocles ochracea van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 54
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♂-f. violacea Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 485
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. ochracea Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 486
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. seriata Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 487
Charaxes etheocles ochracea ♀-f. ochracea ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 106
Charaxes etheocles ochracea ♀-f. seriata ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 107
Charaxes etheocles ochracea ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 106; [BAFR, 378 (text)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes eudoxus (Drury, 1782)
-. See [About maps] Papilio eudoxus Drury, 1782; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : 44, pl. 33, f. 1, 4
Charaxes eudoxus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes eudoxus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1899, Novit. zool. 6 (2): pl. 8, f. 3; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 418; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 2]; [AfrL]

Larva on Syzygium cordatum [Nigel Venters]

Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, Ivory Coast Charaxes eudoxus ; Carpenter, 1937
Charaxes eudoxus eudoxus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 419; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 239, pl. 8, f. 67-68; [BAFR, 366]; [AfrL]
C. e. cabacus Jordan, 1925
Uganda (Entebbe) Charaxes eudoxus cabacus Jordan, 1925; Novit. zool. 32 (3) : 288, TL: Uganda, Entebbe
Charaxes eudoxus cabacus ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 244, pl. 10, f. 83-84; [BAFR, 366 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. e. amaurus Poulton, 1929
NW.Kenya (East of R Nile) Charaxes eudoxus amaurus Poulton, 1929; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 77: 478
Charaxes eudoxus amaurus f. nzoia van Someren, 1970; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 246, TL: NW.Kenya, Kitale
Charaxes eudoxus amaurus ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 244, pl. 10, f. 85-88; [BAFR, 366 (text)]; [BK: 289, pl. 34, f. 466]; [AfrL]
C. e. katerae Carpenter, 1937
Uganda (Lake Victoria) Charaxes eudoxus katerae Carpenter, 1937; Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 86 : 91, pl. 1, f. 5, pl. 2, f. 5
Charaxes eudoxus katerae ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 243, pl. 9, f. 79-82; [BAFR, 366 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. e. zambiae van Someren, 1970
Zambia (West of Luangwa valley) Charaxes eudoxus zambiae van Someren, 1970; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 246, pl. 10, f. 89, TL: Zambia, Shiwa Ngandu
Charaxes eudoxus zambiae ; [BAFR, 366]; [AfrL]
C. e. mitchelli Plantrou & Howarth, 1977
Zambia (Lake Kashiba) Charaxes eudoxus mitchelli Plantrou & Howarth, 1977; Proc. Trans. Br. ent. nat. Hist. Soc. 10 (1-2) : 22
Charaxes eudoxus mitchelli ; [BAFR, 366]; [AfrL]
C. e. biokoensis Canu, 1989
Bioko Island (Fernando Po in the Gulf of Guinea) Charaxes eudoxus biokoensis ; [AfrL]
C. e. boersmana Plantrou, 1980
Northern Nigeria Charaxes eudoxus boersmana Plantrou, 1980; 11
Charaxes eudoxus boersmana ; [AfrL]
C. e. imatongensis Plantrou, 1982
Southern Sudan Charaxes eudoxus imatongensis Plantrou, 1982; 105
Charaxes eudoxus imatongensis ; [AfrL]
C. e. lequexi Plantrou, 1982
Rwanda, Burundi Charaxes eudoxus lequexi Plantrou, 1982; 101
C. e. mechowi Rothschild & Jordan, 1899
N.Angola, NW.Zambia, Congo, C.A.R., Cameroun, E.Nigeria, W.Uganda, NW.Tanzania Charaxes eudoxus mechowi Rothschild & Jordan, 1899; Novit. zool. 6 (index): 454 (index), (2): pl. 8, f. 3
Charaxes eudoxus theresae Le Cerf, 1932; Bull. Mus. Paris (2) 4 : 405
Charaxes eudoxus mechowi ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 418
Charaxes eudoxus theresae ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 242, pl. 9, f. 78
Charaxes eudoxus mechowi ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 240, pl. 8, f. 69-74, pl. 9, f. 75-77; Plantrou & Howarth, 1977, 22; [BAFR, 366 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. e. raffaellae Plantrou, 1983
NW.Tanzania Charaxes eudoxus raffaellae Plantrou, 1983; 103
Charaxes eudoxus raffaellae ; [AfrL]
C. e. goubandana Nicat, 2002
Charaxes eudoxus goubandana Nicat, 2002; Lambillionea 102 (2): 158, f. 7-10, TL: Labé, Massif du Fouta-Djalon, Guinée
Charaxes eudoxus goubandana ; [AfrL]

Charaxes eupale (Drury, 1782)
-. See [About maps] Common Green Charaxes
Papilio eupale Drury, 1782; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : 7, pl. 6, f. 3
Charaxes eupale, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes eupale ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 510; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 4]; [AfrL]

Larva on Scutia myrtina, Albizia spp. [Nigel Venters]

Sierra Leone, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Liberia Papilio amasia Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 136
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 511
Charaxes eupale ; Doubleday, 1844, 111
Charaxes eupale eupale ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 511; van Someren, 1974, 438; [BAFR, 403]; [AfrL]
C. e. latimargo Joicey & Talbot, 1921
Cameroun, C.A.R., Congo, Gabon, N.Angola, Zaire, Uganda, NW.Kenya, Southern Sudan Charaxes eupale latimargo Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 74
Charaxes eupale schultzi Röber, 1936; Ent. Rundschau 53 (41) : 575
Charaxes eupale latimargo ; van Someren, 1974, 440; [BAFR, 403]; [BK: 295, pl. 37, f. 480]; [AfrL]
C. e. veneris White & Grant, 1989
Charaxes dilutus veneris White & Grant, 1989
Charaxes eupale veneris ; Heath, Newport & Hancock, 2001, The Butterflies of Zambia; [AfrL]

Charaxes figini ?van Someren, 1969
Western Eritrea Charaxes etheocles f. figinii Storace, 1948; Ann. Mus. Civ. Nat. Giacomo Doria 63 : 139
?Charaxes viola figinii ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 149 [??]
Charaxes figinii ; Rydon, 1982, 63
Charaxes figini ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes fionae Henning, 1977
Malawi, Central & Eastern Zambia, W.Tanzania. See [About maps] Fiona's Charaxes
Charaxes fionae Henning, 1977; Ann. Transv. Mus. 30 (20) : 232, pl. 21-22, TL: Karonga-Chipita Road, northern Malawi
Charaxes fionae ; [BAFR, 392]; [BK: 299, pl. 38, f. 490]; [AfrL]

Larva on Acacia macrothrysa, Dalbergia boehmii, less Entada abyssinica Henning, 1977, Ann. Transv. Mus. 30 (20) : 234


Charaxes fournierae Le Moult, 1930
-. See [About maps] Charaxes fournierae Le Moult, 1930; Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1930 (9) : 171, TL: Moyen Congo Fr.
Charaxes fournierae, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes fournierae ; [EBW]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

Congo, Cameroun, C.A.R. Charaxes fournierae ; Le Moult, 1933, 17
Charaxes fournierae fournierae ; Howarth, 1969, 152; van Someren, 1974, 431; [BAFR, 356 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. f. kigeziensis Howarth, 1969
SW.Uganda Charaxes fournierae kigeziensis Howarth, 1969; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 38 : 152
Charaxes fournierae kigeziensis ; van Someren, 1974, 432; [BAFR, 356]; [AfrL]
C. f. vandenberghei Collins, 1982
SW.Ruanda Charaxes fournierae vandenberghei Collins, 1982; Misc. Ent. 49: 99
Charaxes fournierae vandenberghei ; [AfrL]
C. f. jolybouyeri Vingerhoedt, 1998
Charaxes fournierae jolybouyeri ; [AfrL]

Charaxes fulgurata Aurivillius, 1899
N.Angola, Zambia, NW.Zimbabwe. See [About maps] Charaxes fulgurata Aurivillius, 1899; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 236
= Charaxes etheocles etheocles ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 482
?Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. lunigera Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 488
♀f. mima Riley, 1921; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1921 (1-2) : 243
?Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♂-f. fulgurata ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 483
Charaxes fulguata ♀f. mima ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 93, pl. 16, f. 126-127
Charaxes fulgurata ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 92, pl. 15, f. 119-123, pl. 16, f. 124-129; [BAFR, 376]; [AfrL]

Larva on Ambiygonocarpus andongensis, Erythrophleum africanum [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes fulvescens (Aurivillius, 1891)
-. See [About maps] Forest Pearl Charaxes
Palla varanes var. fulvescens Aurivillius, 1891; Ent. Tidskr. 12 : 216, TL: Cameroons
Charaxes fulvescens, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes fulvescens ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 359; [EBW]; [BK, 282, pl. 31]; [AfrL]

Larva on Allophylus spp. [Nigel Venters]

Northern Nigeria, Cameroun, Congo, Gabon, C.A.R. Charaxes fulvescens fulvescens ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 361; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 210, pl. 8, f. 43; [BAFR, 398 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. f. imenti Plantrou, 1988
Central Kenya (East of Rift) Charaxes fulvescens imenti ; [BK, 282 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. f. maesseni Plantrou, 1988
Sierra Leone, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria
Bioko Island (Fernando Po in Gulf of Guinea) Charaxes fulvescens marialuisae ; [AfrL]
C. f. monitor Rothschild, 1900
Southern Sudan, Uganda, Kenya (West of Rift), Rwanda, Burundi, NW.Tanzania, E.Zaire, NW.Zambia Charaxes fulvescens monitor Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 361, TL: Unyoro, Uganda
Charaxes fulvescens stonehami Jeffery, 1931; Bull. Stoneham Mus. (4): ?, TL: SE.Mt. Elgon
= ; [BK, 441]
Charaxes fulvescens monitor ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 210, pl. 8, f. 41-42; [BAFR, 398]; [BK, 282 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. f. senegala van Someren,1975
Senegal Charaxes fulvescens senegala van Someren,1975; 103
Charaxes fulvescens senegala ; [BAFR, 398 (text)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes fuscus Plantrou, 1967
Only known from a single male caught at Bangui C.A.R. Charaxes fuscus Plantrou, 1967; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 72 : 66
Charaxes fuscus ; van Someren, 1972, 240; [BAFR, 384 (text)]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes galawadiwosi Plantrou & Rougeot, 1979
Ethiopia. See [About maps] Charaxes galawadiwosi Plantrou & Rougeot, 1979; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 84 (5-6) : 139
Charaxes galawadiwosi, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes galawadiwosi ; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes gallagheri van Son, 1962
Zimbabwe, Zambia. See [About maps] Charaxes gallagheri van Son, 1962; J. Ent. Soc. sth. Afr. 25 (1) : 146 [♂]
Charaxes gallagheri van Son, 1963; Novos Taxa ent. 29 : 9 [♀]
Charaxes gallagheri ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 94, pl. 15, f. 116-118; [BAFR, 372]; [AfrL]

Larva on Diospyros natalensis nummularia [PBSA]

Larva on Diospyros natalensis [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes galleyanus Darge & Minig, 1984
Charaxes galleyanus ; [AfrL]

Charaxes gerdae Rydon, 1989
Charaxes gerdae ; [AfrL]

Charaxes grahamei van Someren, 1969
Tanzania (NE Lake Tanganika). See [About maps] Charaxes grahamei van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 115, f. 7-8, pl. 12, TL: Tanzania, Kigoma District in Mukuyu Forest
Charaxes grahamei ♀-f. lacteata van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 117, TL: Tanzania, Kigoma District, Mukuyu Forest
Charaxes grahamei ; [BAFR, 378]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes guderiana (Dewitz, 1879)
-. See [About maps] Guderian's Charaxes Blue Spangled Charaxes
Nymphalis guderiana Dewitz, 1879; Nova Acta Leop. Carol. (2) 41 (2) : 28 [200], pl. 2, f. 18, TL: (Angola)
Charaxes guderiana, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes guderiana ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 473, pl. 7, f. 7, pl. 12, f. 3; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 197, pl. 1, f. 1-2; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 5]; [AfrL]

Larva on Brachystegia spicaeformis, B. boehmii, B. taxifolia, Julbernardia globiflora, Amblygonocarpus adnongensis [PBSA]

Larva on Brachystegia spiciformis, Julbernardia globiflora [Nigel Venters]

NE.Namibia, Angola, Zambia, Zaire (Shaba), Zimbabwe, Mocambique, Malawi, Tanzania Charaxes pelias var. tanganika Robbe, 1892; Ann. Soc. ent. Belg. 36 : 133 (female)
= Charaxes guderiana ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 473
Charaxes guderiana ; Trimen 1891, 81
Charaxes guderiana guderiana ; van Someren, 1970, 199
Charaxes guderianus guderianus ; [BAFR, 372]
Charaxes guderiana guderiana ; [AfrL]
C. g. rabaiensis Poulton, 1929
Kenya coast Charaxes guderiana rabaiensis Poulton, 1929; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 77: 482
Charaxes guderiana rabaiensis ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 202, pl. 1, f. 3-4
Charaxes guderianus rabaiensis ; [BAFR, 372 (text)]; [BK: 301, pl. 40, f. 497]
Charaxes guderiana rabaiensis ; [AfrL]

Charaxes hadrianus Ward, 1871
Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroun, Gabon, Congo, C.A.R., Zaire. See [About maps] Charaxes hadrianus Ward, 1871; Ent. mon. Mag. 8 : 120, TL: Cameroons
Charaxes dux Staudinger, 1886; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (14): 170, TL: Gaboon
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 399
Charaxes gabonica Crowley, 1890; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1890 : 553, pl. 17, f. 3, TL: Gaboon
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 399
Charaxes hadrianus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes hadrianus hadrianus ; van Someren, 1972, 221; [BAFR, 355]
Charaxes hadrianus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 398, pl. 7, f. 4; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 7]; [AfrL]

Larva on Ouratea reticulata [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes hansali C. & R. Felder, [1867]
-. See [About maps] Cream-banded Charaxes
Charaxes hansalii C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 446, pl. 59, f. 5-6, TL: Africa, Bogos
Charaxes hansali, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes hansali ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 440; [BK: 287, pl. 33]; [AfrL]

Larva on Osyris lanceolata, Colpoon compressum, Salvadora persica [Nigel Venters]

N.Ethiopia Charaxes hansalii[sic] hansalii ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 190, pl. 3, f. 16
Charaxes hansali hansali ; [BAFR, 360]; [AfrL]
C. h. arabica Riley, 1931
SE.Arabia (Quara Mnts) Charaxes hansali arabica Riley, 1931; Entomologist 64 : 279
Charaxes hansalii[sic] arabica ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 193, pl. 4, f. 23-24
Charaxes hansali arabica ; [BAFR, 360 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. h. baringana Rothschild, 1905
Southern Sudan, W.Uganda, Ruwanda, Kenya, N.Tanzania Charaxes hansali baringana Rothschild, 1905; Novit. Zool. 12 (1) : 78, TL: Lake Baringo
Charaxes hansalii[sic] baringana ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 191, pl. 3, f. 17-18
Charaxes hansali baringana ; [BAFR, 360 (text)]; [BK, 287 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. h. kulalae van Someren, 1975
Kenya (Mnt Kulal) Charaxes hansalii[sic] kulalensis van Someren, 1971; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 192, pl. 4, f. 19-22, TL: Kenya, Mt. Kulal, SE of Lake Rudolf
Charaxes hansali kulalae van Someren, 1975; 108
Charaxes hansali kulalae ; [BAFR: 360 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. h. yemeni Turlin, 1998
Charaxes hansali yemeni ; [AfrL]

Charaxes hildebrandti (Dewitz, 1879)
-. See [About maps] Nymphalis hildebrandtii Dewitz, 1879; Nova Acta Leop. Carol. (2) 41 (2) : 28, pl. 2, f. 16, TL: Angola
Charaxes hildebrandti, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes hildebrandti ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 469; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 8]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

Nigeria, Cameroun, Gabon, Congo, C.A.R., Zaire, W.Uganda Charaxes galba Distant, [1880]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1879 (4) : 709
= Charaxes hildebrandti ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 469
Charaxes talagugae Holland, 1886; Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 13: 332, TL: Ogowé R.
= Charaxes hildebrandti ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 469
Charaxes hildebrandti ; Aurivillius, 1894, 311
Charaxes hildebrandti hildebrandti ; van Someren, 1972, 218; [BAFR, 370]; [AfrL]
C. h. gillesi Plantrou, 1973
Ivory Coast, Ghana Charaxes hildebrandti gillesi Plantrou, 1973; 274
Charaxes hildebrandti gillesi ; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. h. katangensis Talbot, 1928
Zaire (Shaba & adjacent area of Zambia) Charaxes hildebrandti katangensis Talbot, 1928; Bull. Hill Mus. Witley 2 : 229
Charaxes hildebrandti katangensis ; van Someren, 1972, 219; Darge, 1975, 86; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes howarthi Minig, 1976
N.Angola, Zambia, Zaire, Tanzania, Malawi. See [About maps] Charaxes howarthi Minig, 1976; Lambillionea 76 (1-2) : 14
Charaxes howarthi, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes howarthi ; [AfrL]

Larva on Brachystegia spiciformis, Albizia sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes imperialis Butler, 1874
-. See [About maps] Charaxes imperialis Butler, 1874; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1874 (4) : 531, pl. 11, f. 3, TL: Whydah, Gold Coast
Charaxes imperialis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes imperialis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 6, f. 5; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 394; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Liberia, W.Nigeria Charaxes imperialis imperialis ; van Someren, 1972, 223; [BAFR, 394]; [AfrL]
C. i. albipunctus Joicey & Talbot, 1921
Cameroun, C.A.R., N.Zaire Charaxes imperialis albipuncta Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 68, TL: Bitje, Ja River, Cameroons
Charaxes imperialis albipunctus ; van Someren, 1972, 225; Darge, 1983, 87; [BAFR, 394]
Charaxes imperialis albipuncta ; [AfrL]
C. i. paulianus Rousseau-Decelle, 1933
Zaire (Shaba) Charaxes imperialis pauliani Rousseau-Decelle, 1933; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 38 (17) : 269
Charaxes imperialis paulianus ; van Someren, 1972, 227; [BAFR, 394 (text)]
Charaxes imperialis pauliani ; [AfrL]
C. i. ugandicus van Someren, 1935
Uganda Charaxes imperialis ugandicus van Someren, 1935; 12
?Charaxes imperialis ugandicus van Someren, 1972; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 27 (4) : 225
Charaxes imperialis ugandicus ; [BAFR, 394 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. i. lisomboensis van Someren, 1975
Zambia Charaxes imperialis lisomboensis van Someren, 1975; 109
Charaxes imperialis lisomboensis ; [BAFR, 394 (text)]; [AfrL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
Charaxes imperialis ludovici; van Someren, 1972, 227
C. i. dargei Collins, 1989
S.Congo Charaxes imperialis dargei ; [AfrL]
C. i. graziellae Turlin, 1989
N.Tanzania Charaxes imperialis graziellae ; [AfrL]
C. i. nathaliae Canu, 1989
Bioko Island (Fernando Po in Gulf of Guinea) Charaxes imperialis nathaliae ; [AfrL]
C. i. werneri Turlin, 1989
SW.Ruwanda Charaxes imperialis werneri ; [AfrL]

Charaxes jahlusa (Trimen, 1862)
-. See [About maps] Pearl Spotted Charaxes
Nymphalis jahlusa Trimen, 1862; Rhopal. Afr. Austr. : 177, 331, pl. 3, f. 5, TL: interior South Africa
?jahlusa f. pallene
Charaxes jahlusa, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes jahlusa ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 507; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 9]; [AfrL]

Larva on Pappea capensis, Haplocoelum foliosum [Nigel Venters]

South Africa (Eastern Cape) Charaxes jahlusa jahlusa ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 509; van Someren, 1974, 418; [BAFR, 355 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. j. argynnides Westwood, 1864
South Africa (Natal), Mocambique, N, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, S.Tanzania Charaxes argynnides Westwood, 1864; Proc. Ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 2 : 10
Charaxes jahlusa argynnides ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 509; van Someren, 1974, 420; [BAFR, 355 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. j. kenyensis Joicey & Talbot, 1925
Kenya coast Charaxes jahlusa kenyensis Joicey & Talbot, 1925; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (9) 16 (96) : 646
Charaxes jahlusa kenyensis ; van Someren, 1974, 420; [BAFR, 355]; [BK: 294, pl. 36, f. 479]; [AfrL]
C. j. ganalensis Carpenter, 1937
SW.Ethiopia Charaxes jahlusa ganalensis Carpenter, 1937; Proc. R. ent Soc. (B) 6 (3) : 64
Charaxes jahlusa ganalensis ; [BAFR, 355 (text)]; [BK, 295 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. j. kigomaensis van Someren, 1975
Tanzania (NE of Lake Tanganyika) Charaxes jahlusa kigomaensis van Someren, 1975; 108
?Charaxes jahlusa kigoma van Someren, 1974; 423
Charaxes jahlusa kigomaensis ; [BAFR, 355 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. j. rwandensis Plantrou, 1976
Rwanda Charaxes jahlusa rwandensis Plantrou, 1976; Bull. Soc. Lép. Fr. 1 (1) : 61
Charaxes jahlusa rwandensis ; [BAFR, 355 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. j. rex Henning, 1978
South Africa (Transvaal), S.Zimbabwe, W.Botswana Charaxes jahlusa rex Henning, 1978; Ent. Rec. J. Var. 90 (7-8) : 211
Charaxes jahlusa rex ; [AfrL]
C. j. mafiae Turlin & Lequeux, 1992
Charaxes jahlusa mafiae ; [AfrL]

Charaxes jasius (Linnaeus, 1767)
-. See [About maps] Two-tailed Pasha Foxy Charaxes Pash à deux Queues El Bajá
Papilio jasius Linnaeus, 1767; Syst. Nat. (Edn 12) 1 (2): [749] Errata, TL: Barbaria (Algeria)
Charaxes jasius, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes jasius, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Charaxes jasius, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Charaxes jasius, Europaische Schmetterlinge [Mario Maier]
Charaxes jasius, Captain's European Butterfly Guide [Simon Coombes]
Charaxes jasius ; [BOW: pl. 1, f. 22]; [AfrL]; [Otakar Kudrna]
[jasius-1.jpg] 504x720 (~73Kb) Western Sierra de Gredos, Spain, September, 1993, Photo © Enrique Garcia-Barros [jasius-2.jpg] 600x435 (~26Kb) Morocco, El-Harcha, Pays Zaër-Zaïane, Photo © Michel Tarrier [jasius-3v.jpg] 600x435 (~48Kb) underside Morocco, Pays Beni-Routen, Rif, Photo © Michel Tarrier

Larva on Sorghum roxburghii, Lonchocarpus cyanescens, Cassine sp., Arbutus unedo [Nigel Venters]


Mediterranean, N.Africa Papilio jason Linnaeus, 1767; Syst. Nat. (Edn 12) 1 (2): 749, TL: Barbaria (Algeria)
Charaxes jasius var. major Oberthür, 1922; Étud. Lépid. Comp. 19 (1): 37, TL: Tangier, Ain Chaneh (Morocco)
Charaxes jasius jasius ; [BMAT: 47, pl. 14, f. 1-2]
Charaxes jason ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 446
Charaxes jasius jasius ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 201, 206, pl. 1, f. 1-2

Larva on Citrus sinensis, C. nobilis, (captivity) Rhamnus sp., (in Spain, oviposit) Osyris quadripartita [BMAT]

C. j. brunnescens Poulton, 1926
N.Angola, Gabon, SW.Zaire, C.A.R. Charaxes pelias brunnescens Poulton, 1926; Verh. III Int. Ent.-Kongr. Zurich 2 : 570, TL: "North Angola"
Charaxes pelias brunnescens ; Jordan, 1925, Novit. zool. 32 (3) : 288
Charaxes jasius brunnescens ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 205, pl. 7, f. 37-38; [BAFR, 358 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. j. epijasius Reiche, 1850
N.Ethiopia, Sudan, NW.Kenya, Uganda, C.A.R., Nigeria, Benin, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Senegal Sahel Charaxes
Charaxes epijasius Reiche, 1850; in Ferret & Galinter, Voyage en Abyssinie. 3: 469, TL: "Abyssinia"
Charaxes epijasius maculatus Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 122, TL: Konakry, Guinea
= ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 201, pl. 3, f. 13-14
var. murina Le Cerf, 1923; Bull. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 29 : 364, TL: Guinea
= ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 201, pl. 2, f. 7
ab. feisthameli Le Cerf, 1923; Bull. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 29 : 364, TL: Senegal
= ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 202, pl. 1, f. 5-6
Charaxes jasius epijasius var. melas van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 202, pl. 2, f. 9, 11-12, TL: Uganda
Charaxes pelias f. liberiae Le Cerf, 1923; Bull. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 29 : 365, TL: Liberia
Charaxes pelias liberiae Poulton, 1926; Verh. III Int. Ent.-Kongr. Zurich 2 : 570, TL: Liberia
Charaxes jasius epijasius f. liberiae ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 204, pl. 2, f. 8
Charaxes epijasius ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 450; [BAFR, 358]; [BK: 286, pl. 32]
Charaxes jasius epijasius ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 201, pl. 1, f. 3-4; [AfrL]
C. j. harrisoni (Sharpe, 1904)
Kenya, N Tanzania, SW Uganda Harrison's Charaxes
Charaxes harrisoni Sharpe, 1904; Entomologist 37 : 133, TL: Kamagambo, South Kavirondo
Charaxes jasius harrisoni f. saturnalis van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 203, pl. 4, f. 20-24, pl. 5, f. 25-28, TL: Kenya, South Kavirondo, Suna
Charaxes jasius harrisoni f. harrisoni ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 202, pl. 2, f. 10, pl. 3, f. 15-18
Charaxes jasius harrisoni ; [BAFR, 358 (text)]; [AfrL]
Charaxes harrisoni ; [BK: 286, pl. 33]
C. j. pagenstecheri Poulton, 1926
S.Ethiopia, Somalia Charaxes saturnus ab. Pagenstecheri Schultze, 1913; Ent. Rundsch. 30 (9) : 50
Charaxes pelias pagenstecheri Poulton, 1926; Verh. III Int. Ent.-Kongr. Zurich 2 : 570, TL: S.Abyssinia
Charaxes pelias pagenstecheri ; Jordan, 1925, Novit. zool. 32 (3) : 288
Charaxes jasius pagenstecheri ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 203, pl. 7, f. 35-36; [BAFR, 358 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. j. saturnus Butler, 1865
South Africa (Except Cape), Botswana, Mocambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya coast Foxy Charaxes Koppie Charaxes
Charaxes saturnus Butler, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 624, pl. 36, f. 1, TL: "Interior of Africa"
Charaxes saturnus var. laticinctus Butler, 1895; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 252, TL: Kondeland
Charaxes pelias saturnus ab. (loc.?) brunnesceus Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 444
Charaxes pelias saturnus ab. (loc.?) laticinctus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 444
Charaxes pelias saturnus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 444, pl. 12, f. 2
Charaxes jasius saturnus var. laticinctus ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 205
Charaxes saturnus ; [BK: 286, pl. 33]
Charaxes jasius saturnus ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 204; [BAFR, 358]; [AfrL]

Larva on Brachystegia, Hibiscus, Croton, Afzelia quanzensis, Bauhinia galpinii, Burkea africana, Schotia brachypetala, Maytenus senegalensis [PBSA]


Charaxes junius Oberthür, 1880
-. See [About maps] Charaxes brutus var. junius Oberthür, 1880; Ann. Mus. Stor. nat. Genova 15: 166
Charaxes junius ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

W.Ethiopia Charaxes junius f. ragazzi Storace, 1948; Ann. Mus. Civ. Nat. Giacomo Doria 63 : 132
Charaxes junius ; Oberthür, 1883, 728
Charaxes brutus junius ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 431; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 217, pl. 3, f. 31, pl. 4, f. 32; [BAFR, 360]
Charaxes junius junius ; Plantrou, 1983, 84; [AfrL]
C. j. somalicus Rothschild, 1900
S.Ethiopia, E.Sudan Charaxes brutus somalicus Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 432, TL: Harrar Highlands, Somaliland
Charaxes brutus somalicus ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 218, pl. 4, f. 33; [BAFR, 360]
Charaxes junius somalicus ; Plantrou, 1983, 85; [AfrL]

Charaxes kahldeni Homeyer & Dewitz, 1882
Angola, Congo, Gabon, C.A.R., Zaire, Cameroun, Uganda. See [About maps] Charaxes kahldeni Homeyer & Dewitz, 1882; Berl. ent. Z. 26 (2) : 381, pl. 7, f. 1-2, TL: Pungo Andongo, Angola
Charaxes homeyeri Homeyer & Dewitz, 1882; Berl. ent. Z. 26 (2) : 382, TL: Pungo Andongo, Angola
= ; [NHM]
Charaxes w-brunnea Bethune-Baker, 1908; Ann. Mag. nat. hist. (8) 2 (12) : 473, TL: Mawamba-Makala
= ; [NHM]
Charaxes kahldeni, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes homeyeri ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 520
Charaxes kahldeni ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 519; van Someren, 1974, 450; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 10 (spell.?)]; [BAFR, 400]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes karkloof van Someren & Jackson, 1957
-. See [About maps] Charaxes karkloof van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 51
Charaxes karkloof ; [AfrL]

Larva on Ochna arborea, Ochna natalitia, Ochna serrulata [Nigel Venters]

South Africa (Natal to East London) Charaxes karkloof karkloof ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 81, pl. 11, f. 84-85; [BAFR, 374]; [AfrL]

Larva on Ochna arborea [PBSA]

C. k. capensis van Someren, 1966
South Africa (Eastern Cape) Charaxes karkloof capensis van Someren, 1966; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 83, pl. 11, f. 86-87, TL: South Africa, Cape Prov., at Van Staaden's Pass
Charaxes karkloof capensis; [BAFR], TL: 374 (text);#
Charaxes karkloof capensis ; [AfrL]
C. k. trimeni Rydon, 1994
Charaxes karkloof trimeni ; [AfrL]

Charaxes kheili Staudinger, 1896
C.A.R., NW.Zaire, Cameroun, Gabon. See [About maps] Charaxes kheili Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 216, pl. 2, f. 4, TL: Njam-Njam
Charaxes kheili ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 473; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 94, pl. 5, f. 38-39, 40, 43; Minig & Plantrou, 1975, 275; [BAFR, 372]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes kirki Butler, 1881
-. See [About maps] Kirk's Charaxes
Charaxes kirkii Butler, 1881; Ent. mon. Mag. 18 : 145, TL: Mamboia, E. Africa
Charaxes kirki, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes kirki ; [BK: 299, pl. 39, f. 492]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia sp. [Nigel Venters]

N & C Tanzania, Kenya southern coast Charaxes etheocles ♀-f. rogersi Poulton, 1919; Proc. ent. Soc. Lond. 31 : lxxxi
Charaxes etheocles ♀-f. albifascia Poulton, 1926; 553, 555
Charaxes etheocles ♀-f. handari Poulton, 1926; 553, 555

Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. kirki ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 486
Charaxes viola kirki ♀-f. kirki ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 130
Charaxes viola kirki ♀-f. albifascia ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 131
Charaxes viola kirki ♀-f. rogersi ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 131
Charaxes viola kirki ♀-f. handari ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 131
Charaxes viola kirki ; van Someren & Jackson, 1952, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 265; [BAFR, 381 (text)]; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 130, pl. 16, f. 133-137
Charaxes kirki kirki ; Rydon, 1982, 63; [BK: 300 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. k. daria Rothschild, 1903
Ethiopia (East of Rift) Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. daria Rothschild & Jordan, 1903; Novit. Zool. 9 (Suppl.) : 542, TL: Jabalo; Gurgula
Charaxes viola daria ; van Someren & Jackson, 1952, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 264; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 134, pl. 20, f. 185-187; [BAFR, 381]
Charaxes daria ; Rydon, 1982, 63
Charaxes kirki daria ; Henning, 1988; [AfrL]
C. k. suk Carpenter & Jackson, 1950
N & C Kenya Charaxes etheocles suk Carpenter & Jackson, 1950; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 19 : 98
♀-f. kirkoides Carpenter & Jackson, 1950; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 19 : 98
♀-f. intermedia Carpenter & Jackson, 1950; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 19 : 98
♀-f. achaemenesopsis Carpenter & Jackson, 1950; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 19 : 99
albifascia Poulton, 1926; 553
Charaxes kirki suk ♀f. kirkoides ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 132
Charaxes kirki suk ♀f. achaemenesopsis ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 132
Charaxes kirki suk ♀f. intermedia ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 133
Charaxes kirki suk ♀f. albifascia ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 133
Charaxes viola suk ; van Someren & Jackson, 1952, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 266; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 132, pl. 16, f. 138-144; [BAFR, 381 (text)]
Charaxes kirki suk ; Rydon, 1982, 63; [BK, 300 (note)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes lactetinctus Karsch, 1892
-. See [About maps] Blue Patch Charaxes
Charaxes lactetinctus Karsch, 1892; Ent. Nachr. 18 (8) : 113
Charaxes lactetinctus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes lactetinctus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 414; [EBW]; [AfrL]

Larva on Syzygium cordatum [Nigel Venters]

Ivory Coast, Benin, Togo, Ghana, C.A.R., Congo, N.Zaire, Uganda, NW.Kenya Charaxes lactetinctus busogus van Someren, 1972; 234
Charaxes lactetinctus lactetinctus ; van Someren, 1972, 232; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [BK: 285, pl. 32]
Charaxes lactetinctus busogus ; [BAFR, 370]
Charaxes lactetinctus lactetinctus ; [AfrL]
C. l. ungemachi Le Cerf, 1927
SW.Ethiopia Charaxes lactetinctus ungemachi Le Cerf, 1927; Encycl. ent. (B.3 Lep.) 2: 144
?Charaxes lactetinctus ungemachi ?Karsch
Charaxes lactetinctus ungemachi ; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes larseni Rydon, 1982
SW.Ethiopia. See [About maps] Charaxes larseni Rydon, 1982; 74
Charaxes larseni ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes lasti Grose-Smith, 1889
Kenya, Tanzania. See [About maps] Silver-striped Charaxes
Charaxes lasti Grose-Smith, 1889; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 3 (14) : 131, TL: Mombasa
Charaxes lasti, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes boueti lasti ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 409
Charaxes lasti ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Charaxes) 8, pl. 4, f. 4-5; [EBW]; [BAFR, 368]; [AfrL]

Larva on Julbernardia magnistipulata, Afzelia quanzensis [Nigel Venters]

Kenya/Tanzania coast Charaxes boueti centralis Neustetter,1929; 391
= charaxes lasti ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 232
Charaxes boueti var. lasti ; Aurivillius, 1899, 235
Charaxes boueti lasti ; Rothschild, 1900, 409
Charaxes lasti ; Talbot, 1932, 9
Charaxes lasti lasti ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 232, pl. 7, f. 59-65; [BK: 284, pl. 32]; [AfrL]
C. l. kimbozae Kielland, 1984
Tanzania (Eastern Ulunguru Mnts) Charaxes lasti kimbozae Kielland, 1984; 72
Charaxes lasti kimbozae ; [AfrL]

Charaxes lecerfi Lathy, 1926
S.Nigeria, Cameroun, C.A.R.. See [About maps] Charaxes hadrianus lecerfi Lathy, 1926; Encycl. Ent. (3) B 1 : 94
Charaxes janmoullei Berger, 1975; 92
Charaxes hadrianus lecerfi ; van Someren, 1972, 222; Plantrou, 1976, 131; [BAFR, 355 (text)]
Charaxes lecerfi ; Berger 1977, 60; Darge, 1983, 92; Plantrou, 1983, 174; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes legeri Plantrou, 1977
N.Nigeria. See [About maps] Charaxes legeri Plantrou, 1977; 187
Charaxes legeri, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes legeri ; [BAFR, 360]; [AfrL]

Larva on Sorghum roxburghii [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes lemosi Joicey & Talbot, 1927
Island of Principe (Gulf of Guinea) Charaxes lemosi Joicey & Talbot, 1927; Entomologist 60: 12
Charaxes lucretius lemosi ; Gabriel, 1932, 24; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 198, pl. 6, f. 35-36; [BAFR, 367 (text)]
Charaxes lemosi ; Plantrou, 1983; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes loandae van Someren, 1969
NW.Angola. See [About maps] Charaxes viola loandae van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 144, pl. 17, f. 145-152, TL: NW.Angola
Charaxes viola loandae ♀-f. primitiva van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 144, pl. 17, f. 152
Charaxes viola loandae ♀-f. basiviridis van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 145, pl. 17, f. 151
Charaxes viola loandae ♀-f. violitincta van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 145, pl. 17, f. 145
Charaxes viola loandae ♀-f. vansonoides van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 145, pl. 17, f. 149
Charaxes viola loandae ♀-f. loandae van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 145, pl. 17, f. 146
Charaxes viola loandae ♀-f. protokirki van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 145, pl. 17, f. 148
Charaxes viola loandae ♀-f. instabilis van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 146, pl. 17, f. 147
Charaxes loandae ; van Someren, 1975, 108; [BAFR, 382]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes lucretius (Cramer, [1775])
-. See [About maps] Violet-washed Charaxes
Papilio lucretius Cramer, [1775]; Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 129, pl. 82, f. E, F, TL: Guinea
Charaxes lucretius, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes lucretius ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 13-14]; [AfrL]

Larva on Hugonia platycepala, Annona sp. [Nigel Venters]

Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, W.Nigeria Charaxes lucretius lucida Le Cerf, 1923; Bull. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 29 : 366
= ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 195
Papilio lucretius ; Fabricius, 1793, Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 84
Charaxes lucretius ; Doubleday, 1844, List. lepid. Ins. Brit. Mus. 1 : 111
Charaxes lucretius lucretius ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 195, pl. 5, f. 25-26; [BAFR, 367]; [AfrL]
C. l. intermedius van Someren, 1971
Cameroun, C.A.R., Congo, Gabon, Zaire Charaxes lucretius f. caliginosa Le Cerf, 1923; Bull. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 29 : 366
Charaxes lucretius ♀-f. albofascia Le Cerf, 1923; Bull. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 29 : 367
Charaxes lucretius intermedius van Someren, 1971; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 197, pl. 5, f. 27-30
Charaxes lucretius intermedius ; [BAFR, 367 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. l. maximus van Someren, 1971
E.Zaire, Uganda, NW.Kenya, NE.Tanzania Charaxes lucretius maximus van Someren, 1971; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 197, pl. 5, f. 31-32, pl. 6, f. 33-34, TL: Uganda, Mawakota, Kamengo
Charaxes lucretius var. babingtoni Stoneham, 1943; 46
Charaxes lucretius maximus van Someren, 1971; 197
Charaxes lucretius maximus ; [BAFR, 367]; [BK: 285, pl. 32]; [AfrL]
C. l. schofieldi Plantrou, 1989
NE.Zambia Charaxes lucretius schofieldi ; [AfrL]
C. l. saldanhai Bivar de Sousa, 1983
Charaxes lucretius saldanhai ; [AfrL]

Charaxes lucyae van Someren, 1975
-. See [About maps] Charaxes lucyae ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

Tanzania (Usumbara Mnts) Charaxes eudoxus lucyae van Someren, 1975; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 32 (3) : 104
Charaxes eudoxus lucyae ; [BAFR, 366]
Charaxes lucyae lucyae ; Turlin & Chovet, 1987; [AfrL]
C. l. gabriellae Turlin & Chovet, 1987
NE.Tanzania (Nguru Mnts) Charaxes lucyae gabriellae Turlin & Chovet, 1987; Bull. Soc. Sci. nat. (54) : 7
Charaxes lucyae gabriellae ; [AfrL]
C. l. mwanihanae Kielland, 1982
Tanzania (Mwanihana forest) Charaxes eudoxus mwanihanae Kielland, 1982; Lambillionea 81 (9-12) : 86
Charaxes lucyae mwanhanae Turlin & Chovet, 1987
Charaxes lucyae mwanihanae ; [AfrL]

Charaxes lycurgus (Fabricius, 1793)
-. See [About maps] Papilio lycurgus Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 67
= Charaxes laodice ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 499
Papilio laodice Drury, 1782; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : 34, pl. 26, f. 1-2 (preocc.), TL: Sierra Leone
Charaxes lycurgus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes laodice ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 498; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 11]; [BAFR, 396]
Charaxes lycurgus ; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia sp. [Nigel Venters]

Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Togo, Ghana, W.Nigeria Nymphalis nesiope Hewitson, 1854; Ill. exot. Butts [3] (Nymphalis): [86], pl. [45], f. 5-6, TL: Sierra Leone
= Charaxes laodice ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 499
Palla laodice ; Kirby, 1871, 274
Charaxes laodice ; Aurivillius, 1894, 312
Charaxes laodice laodice ; van Someren, 1974, 460
Charaxes lycurgus lycurgus ; [AfrL]
C. l. bernardiana Plantrou, 1978
E.Nigeria, Cameroun, Gabon, C.A.R., Zaire, N.Angola, NW.Tanzania, W.Uganda, S.Sudan Charaxes laodice bernardiana Plantrou, 1978; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (N.S.) 14 (3) : 526
Charaxes lycurgus bernardiana ; [AfrL]

Charaxes lydiae Holland, 1917
Cameroun, N.Congo. See [About maps] Charaxes lydiae Holland, 1917; Ann. Carnegie Mus. 11 : 16, pl. 4, f. 2, 2a
Charaxes lydiae, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes lydiae ; Howarth 1969, 38; van Someren, 1974, 481; [EBW]; [BAFR, 355 (text)]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes macclouni Butler, 1895
Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, E.Tanzania, Kenya coast. See [About maps] Red Coast Charaxes MacClounie's Charaxes
Charaxes macclounii Butler, 1895; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 252, pl. 15, f. 1, TL: Zomba
= Charaxes boueti lasti ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 409
Charaxes lasti var. flavescens Lanz, 1896; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 9 (1) : 142
Charaxes boueti var. macclouni ; Aurivillius, 1899, 235
Charaxes boueti macclouni ; Talbot, 1927, 109
Charaxes boueti macclounii ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 227, pl. 6, f. 51-53
Charaxes boueti macclouni ; [BAFR, 368]
Charaxes macclouni ; Plantrou, 1983; [BK: 284, pl. 31]
Charaxes macclounii ; [AfrL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
?Charaxes lasti; Trimen, 1894, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1894 : 39, pl. 5, f. 6

Larva on Oxytenanthera abyssinica, Afzelia quanzensis [PBSA]

Larva on Bamboo sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes mafuga van Someren, 1969
SW.Uganda, Rwanda. See [About maps] Charaxes mafuga van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 97, f. 9, pl. 5, f. 44-45 ♂, TL: SW.Uganda, Kigezi County, at Rutenga-Mafuga Forst, 7000ft
Charaxes mafuga van Someren, 1975; 106 ♀
Charaxes mafuga, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes mafuga ; [BAFR, 372]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia gummifera [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes manica Trimen, 1894
E.Zimbabwe, & adjacent area of Mocambique. See [About maps] Charaxes manica Trimen, 1894; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1894 : 43, TL: Manicaland
Charaxes chittyi Rydon, 1980; in D'Abrera, Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region: 390, fig., TL: Rhodesia, Salisbury
= ; Heath, Newport & Hancock, 2001, The Butterflies of Zambia
Charaxes chittyi f. helgae Rydon, 1980; in D'Abrera, Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region: 391, fig., TL: Rhodesia, Salisbury, Christon Bank
?Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♂-f. cytila Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 484
= ?; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 86
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. manica ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 488, pl. 12, f. 7
Charaxes manica manica ; [BAFR, 382]
?Charaxes manica manica f. cytila ; [BAFR, 383, fig.]
Charaxes manica ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 86, pl. 13, f. 98-106, pl. 12, f. 107-115; Minig 1976, 13; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia antunesiana, Dalbergia nyasae [PBSA], Albizia sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes margaretae Rydon, 1980
Malawi (Mulanje Crater). See [About maps] Charaxes margaretae Rydon, 1980; in D'Abrera, Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region: 396, TL: Malosa Stream, Mt Mlanji, S. Region, Malawi
Charaxes margaretae ; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes marieps van Someren & Jackson, 1957
South Africa (Montane forest E.Transvaal). See [About maps] Charaxes marieps van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 50
Charaxes marieps, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes marieps ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 80, pl. 11, f. 88-89; [BAFR, 374]; [AfrL]

Larva on Ochna sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes martini van Someren, 1966
-. See [About maps] Charaxes martini van Someren, 1966; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 96, pl. 16, f. 130-131, TL: Malawi, Mlosa stream, Mlange, 2500ft
Charaxes martini ; [BAFR, 376]; [AfrL]
Malawi (Mulanje Crater) Charaxes martini martini ; van Someren, 1974, 483; [AfrL]
C. m. helenae Henning, 1982
Malawi (Zomba plateau) Charaxes martini helenae Henning, 1982; 93
Charaxes martini helenae ; [AfrL]

Larva on Diospiros natalensis [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes matakall Darge, 1985
Charaxes matakall ; [AfrL]

Charaxes mccleeryi van Someren, 1972
Tanzania (Ulunguru Mnts). See [About maps] Charaxes maccleeryi van Someren, 1972; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 27 (4) : 257
Charaxes maccleeryi, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes mccleeryi ; [BAFR, 382]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

Charaxes mccleeryi mccleeryi ; [AfrL]
C. m. iringae Kielland, 1990
Charaxes mccleeryi iringae ; [AfrL]

Charaxes mixtus Rothschild, 1894
W & S Zaire, C.A.R., Congo, Cameroun. See [About maps] Charaxes mixtus Rothschild, 1894; Novit. Zool. 1 (2) : 536, pl. 12, f. 8, TL: Lukolele (N. Congo)
Charaxes bubastis Schultz, 1917; 110
Charaxes mixtus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes mixtus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 6, f. 1; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 390; van Someren, 1972, 250; [BAFR, 384]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

Charaxes mixtus mixtus ; [AfrL]
C. m. tanzanicus Kielland, 1988
Charaxes mixtus tanzanicus ; [AfrL]

Charaxes monteiri Staudinger, 1885
Sao Thome (Gulf of Guinea) Charaxes monteiri Staudinger, 1885; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (9): 59, TL: S. Thomé
Charaxes montieri[sic, recte monteiri] ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 200, pl. 6, f. 39-40; [EBW]
Charaxes monteiri ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 385; [BOW: pl. 107, f. 14]; [BAFR, 390]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes montis Jackson, 1956
W.Uganda, Rwanda. See [About maps] Charaxes dilutus montis Jackson, 1956; J. E Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 23 : 67
Charaxes montis van Someren, 1974; 442
Charaxes montis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes montis ; [BAFR, 403]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia gummifera [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes murphyi Collins, 1987
N.Zambia (Mufulira). See [About maps] Charaxes murphyi ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes musakensis Darge, 1973
Cameroun (Mnt Cameroun). See [About maps] Charaxes musakensis Darge, 1973; 29
Charaxes musakensis ; Darge, 1983, 77
Charaxes eudoxus musakensis ; [BAFR, 366 (text)]
Charaxes musakensis ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes mycerina (Godart, [1824])
-. See [About maps] Nymphalis mycerina Godart, [1824]; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (2): 369
Charaxes mycerina, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes mycerina ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 494; [BAFR, 394]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, W.Nigeria Charaxes mycerina mycerina ; Plantrou, 1978, 516; [AfrL]
C. m. nausicaa Staudinger, 1891
Charaxes nausicaa Staudinger, 1891; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris, 4 (1) : 137, TL: Sierra Leone; Cameroons
= Charaxes mycerina ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 495
Charaxes mycerina nausicaa ; [AfrL]
C. m. viettei Plantrou, 1978
N & E Nigeria, Cameroun, Gabon, Congo, C.A.R., Zaire Charaxes mycerina viettei Plantrou, 1978; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (N.S.) 14 (3) : 517

Charaxes nandina Rothschild & Jordan, 1901
Kenya (Eastern Highlands). See [About maps] Highland Blue Charaxes
Charaxes nandina Rothschild & Jordan, 1901; Novit. Zool. 8 (4) : 403, pl. 9, f. 2, TL: Escarpment, British E. Africa, 6500-9000ft
Charaxes nandina, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes xiphares nandina ; Poulton 1926, 545
Charaxes nandina ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 203, pl. 9, f. 58-59, 61-62; [BAFR, 388]; [BK: 292, pl. 35, f. 474]; [AfrL]

Larva on Drypetes gerrardii, Hippocratea africana, Craibia sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes nicati Canu, 1991
Charaxes nicati ; [AfrL]

Charaxes nichetes Grose-Smith, 1883
-. See [About maps] Charaxes nichetes Grose-Smith, 1883; Ent. mon. Mag. 20 : 58, TL: Camaroons
Charaxes nichetes, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes nichetes ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Charaxes) 7, pl. 4, f. 1-3; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 500; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 15]; [AfrL]

Larva on Uapaca sp. [Nigel Venters]

Cameroun, C.A.R., Gabon, Congo, Angola Charaxes hamatus Dewitz, 1884; Ent. Nachr. 10 (19) : 285, TL: N. Angola
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 502
Charaxes ogovensis Holland, 1886; Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 13: 330, pl. 8, f. 2, TL: Ogowé R.
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 502
Charaxes nichetes nichetes ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 502; van Someren, 1974, 463; [BAFR, 396]; [AfrL]
C. n. bouchei Plantrou, 1974
Sierra Leone, Central/Southern Ivory Coast, Ghana Charaxes nichetes bouchei Plantrou, 1974; 125
Charaxes nichetes bouchei ; [BAFR, 396 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. n. leoninus Butler, 1895
Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi, SE.Zambia Charaxes leoninus Butler, 1895; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 253, pl. 15, f. 2, TL: Zomba
Charaxes nichetes leoninus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 501; van Someren, 1974, 465; [BAFR, 396]; [AfrL]

Larva on Uapaca nitida, U. kirkiana [PBSA]

C. n. leopardinus Plantrou, 1974
NE.Ivory Coast Charaxes nichetes leopardinus Plantrou, 1974; 125
Charaxes nichetes leopardinus ; [BAFR, 396 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. n. pantherinus Rousseau-Decelle, 1934
SE.Zaire, NW.Zambia, W.Tanzania Charaxes nichetes pantherinus Rousseau-Decelle, 1934; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 39 : 234
Charaxes nichetes pantherinus ; van Someren, 1974, 465; [BAFR, 396 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. n. ssese Turlin & Lequeux, 2002
Charaxes nichetes ssese Turlin & Lequeux, 2002; Lambillionea 102 (1 I): 70, f. 1-3, TL: Kalangala Forest, Bugalla I., Ssese Islands, L. Victoria, Uganda, 1200m
Charaxes nichetes ssese ; [AfrL]

Charaxes nobilis Druce, 1873
-. See [About maps] Charaxes nobilis Druce, 1873; Ent. mon. Mag. 10 : 13, TL: Old Calabar
Charaxes nobilis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes nobilis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 512, pl. 7, f. 5; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 17]

Larva on (Unknown)

S.Nigeria, Cameroun, C.A.R., Congo Charaxes agabo Distant, [1880]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1879 (4) : 708, pl. 54, f. 4, TL: Calabar
= Charaxes nobilis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 512
Charaxes homerus Staudinger, 1891; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris, 4 (1) : 132, pl. 2, f. 1, TL: Barombi
= Charaxes nobilis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 512
Charaxes nobilis nobilis ; van Someren, 1974, 433; [BAFR, 355]; [AfrL]
C. n. claudei Le Moult, 1933
Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast Charaxes nobilis claudei Le Moult, 1933; Novit. Ent. 3: 17
Charaxes nobilis claudei ; [BAFR, 355 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. n. rosaemariae Rousseau-Decelle, 1934
W.Uganda, Zaire (Shaba) Charaxes nobilis rosaemariae Rousseau-Decelle, 1934; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 39 : 233, pl. 2, f. 1-2
Charaxes nobilis rosemariae[sic, recte rosaemariae] ; van Someren, 1974, 435; [BAFR, 355 (text)]
Charaxes nobilis rosaemariae ; [AfrL]

Charaxes northcotti Rothschild, 1899
Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria. See [About maps] Charaxes northcotti Rothschild, 1899; Entomologist 32 : 171, TL: Gambaga, N territ. of Gold Coast
Charaxes northcotti, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes northcotti ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1899, Novit. zool. 6 (2): pl. 8, f. 5; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 472; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 96, pl. 5, f. 41-42, 46; Minig & Plantrou, 1975, 275; [BAFR, 372]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unkown)


Charaxes numenes (Hewitson, 1859)
-. See [About maps] Nymphalis numenes Hewitson, 1859; Ill. exot. Butts [3] (Nymphalis II): [87], pl. [46], f. 9-11, TL: Siera Leone
Charaxes numenes, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes numenes ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 371, pl. 7, f. 3; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 16, pl. 97, f. 1]; [AfrL]

Larva on Hugonia platysepala, Grewia sp., Allophylus sp. [Nigel Venters]

C. n. numenes (Hewitson, 1859)
Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, W.Nigeria Charaxes numenes ; Butler, 1865, 630
Charaxes numenes numenes ; van Someren, 1972, 241; [BAFR, 384]; [AfrL]
C. n. aequatorialis van Someren, 1972
Cameroun, Gabon, Congo, C.A.R., Zaire, S.Sudan, Uganda, W.Kenya, NW.Tanzania, N.Angola Charaxes numenes aequatorialis van Someren, 1972; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 27 (4) : 244
Charaxes albimaculatus van Someren, 1972; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 27 (4) : 252
Charaxes albimaculatus ; [BAFR, 384]
Charaxes numenes aequatorialis ; Plantrou, 1983; [BAFR, 384 (text)]; [BK: 290, pl. 35, f. 469]; [AfrL]
C. n. neumanni Rothschild, 1902
W & S Ethiopia Charaxes numenes neumanni Rothschild, 1902; 597
Charaxes numenes neumanni ; van Someren, 1972, 245; [BAFR, 384 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. n. malabo Turlin, 1998
Charaxes numenes malabo ; [AfrL]

Charaxes nyikensis van Someren, 1966
N.Malawi (Nyika Plateau, Misuku Mnts, N.Viphya). See [About maps] Charaxes alpinus nyikensis van Someren, 1966; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 85, pl. 12, f. 92-97, TL: Northern Malawi-Zambian border on Nyika Plateau
Charaxes nyikensis van Someren, 1975; 107
Charaxes nyikensis ; [BAFR, 374]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes obudoensis van Someren, 1969
E.Nigeria (Obudo Plateau), W.Cameroun (Highlands). See [About maps] Charaxes acuminatus obudoensis van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 77, pl. 28, f. 243-246, TL: E.Nigeria, Obudo Plateau, 5200ft
Charaxes acuminatus obudoensis ; Darge, 1983, 63; [BAFR, 400 (text)]
Charaxes obudoensis ; Plantrou, 1983; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes octavus Minig, 1971
Single male specimen from C.A.R. Charaxes octavus Minig, 1971; Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 76 : 269
Charaxes patergodarti Neidhoefer, 1972; 5
Charaxes octavus ; [BAFR, 367 (text)]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes odysseus Staudinger, 1892
Sao Thome (Gulf of Guinea) Charaxes odysseus Staudinger, 1892; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 5 (1) : 260, TL: St. Thomé
Charaxes odysseus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 7, f. 4; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 413; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 199, pl. 6, f. 37-38; [BAFR, 368]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes opinatus Heron, 1909
W.Uganda (Mountains). See [About maps] Charaxes opinatus Heron, 1909; Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 19 : 156, pl. 5, f. 7
Charaxes opinatus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes opinatus ; Jackson, 1956, 65; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 202, pl. 1, f. 5-8; [EBW]; [BAFR, 372]; [AfrL]

Larva on Caesalpinia sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes overlaeti Schouteden, 1934
Zaire (Shaba). See [About maps] Charaxes overlaeti Schouteden, 1934; Rev. Zool. afr. 26 (1) : 122, pl. 1, f. 2
Charaxes overlaeti ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes paphianus Ward, 1871
-. See [About maps] Charaxes paphianus Ward, 1871; Ent. mon. Mag. 8 : 120, TL: Cameroons
Charaxes paphianus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes paphianus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1899, Novit. zool. 6 (2): pl. 8, f. 1; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 502; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 97, f. 2]; [AfrL]

Larva on Acacia brevispica [Nigel Venters]

Zaire, Cameroun, Gabon, C.A.R., Congo, Angola Charaxes paphianus paphianus ; van Someren, 1974, 425; [BAFR, 354]; [AfrL]
C. p. falcata Butler, 1872
Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria Philognoma falcata Butler, 1872; Lepid. Exotica (12): 101, pl. 38, f. 1, TL: Gold Coast, Ashanti
= Charaxes paphianus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 502
Palla hamulosa Weymer, 1892; Stettin ent. Ztg 53 (4-6) : 95
= Charaxes paphianus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 502
Charaxes paphianus falcata ; Plantrou, 1983, 192; [AfrL]
C. p. subpallida Joicey & Talbot, 1925
NE.Zaire, Uganda, NW.Kenya, S.Sudan Charaxes paphianus subpallida Joicey & Talbot, 1925; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (9) 16 (96) : 645
Charaxes paphianus subpallida ; van Someren, 1974, 426; [BAFR, 354 (text)]; [BK: 302, pl. 40, f. 499]; [AfrL]

Charaxes paradoxa Lathy, 1926
Comoro Islands Charaxes paradoxa Lathy, 1926; Encycl. Ent. (3) B 1 : 94
Charaxes paradoxa ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 67, pl. 8, f. 61-62; [BAFR, 358]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes pelias (Cramer, [1775])
South Africa (West Cape Province). See [About maps] Protea Charaxes
Papilio pelias Cramer, [1775]; Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 5, pl. 3, f. C, D, TL: Cape Colony
Charaxes pelias, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Nymphalis pelias ; Godart, 1835, 351
Charaxes pelias pelias ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 445
Charaxes pelias ; Butler, 1865, 624; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 205, pl. 7, f. 39-40; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 3]; [BAFR, 360]; [AfrL]

Larva on Rafnia amplexicaulis, R. triflora, Hypocalyptus obcordatus, Osyris compressa [PBSA]

Larva on Colpoon compressum, Osyris lanceolata, Rafnia sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes pembanus Jordan, 1925
Pemba Island Charaxes etheocles pembanus Jordan, 1925; Novit. zool. 32 (3) : 289, TL: Pemba Island
Charaxes pembanus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes pembanus ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 70, pl. 9, f. 67-68, 71-72; [BAFR, 372]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes penricei Rothschild, 1900
Rhodesia. See [About maps] Charaxes penricei Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 460, TL: Quebe R., Angola
Charaxes penricei, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes penricei ; [AfrL]

Larva on Securidaca longipedunculata [Nigel Venters] [PBSA]

Angola (Central), Zaire (Shaba), Zambia, Malawi, S.Tanzania, E.Zimbabwe Charaxes peculiaris Lathy, 1906; Entomologist 39 : 125, TL: Kavama, North-eastern Rhodesia
Charaxes penricei penricei; [BAFR, 358], TL: 3
Charaxes penricei penricei ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 65, pl. 7, f. 49-51, 53-56; [AfrL]
C. p. dealbata Joicey & Talbot, 1922
N.Angola Charaxes penrici[sic] f. dealbata Joicey & Talbot, 1922; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (2) : 337, TL: Kiboko do Zombo, Portuguese Congo
Charaxes penricei dealbata ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 66, pl. 7, f. 52, pl. 8, f. 57; [BAFR, 358 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. p. tanganyikae van Someren, 1966
W.Tanzania (Eastern shore lake Tanganyika) Charaxes penricei tanganyikae van Someren, 1966; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 67, pl. 8, f. 58-60, TL: Tanzania, Kigoma, E side Lake Tanganyika
Charaxes penricei tanganyikae ♀f. caerulescens van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 80, pl. 29, f. 255-256, TL: Tanzania, Kigoma distr., Mihumo
Charaxes penricei tanganyikae ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 80; [BAFR, 358 (text)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes petersi van Someren, 1969
Ghana, Liberia, Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Charaxes petersi van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 121, f. 25, pl. 13, f. 113-114, TL: Liberia, Kitoma, 1600ft
Charaxes petersi, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes petersi ; [BAFR, 378]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes phaeus Hewitson, 1877
N.Angola, Zaire (Shaba), Zambia, NW.Zimbabwe. See [About maps] Charaxes phaeus Hewitson, 1877; Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 82, TL: Delagoa Bay
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. coryndoni Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 488
Charaxes viola phaeus ♀f. vansoni van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 43
diversiforma van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 44
caerulescens van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 45
albocaerulea van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 45
albimacula van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 45
ochremaculata van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 45
Charaxes viola phaeus ♀f. tricolor van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 140
Charaxes viola phaeus ♀f. rosella van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 140
Charaxes viola phaeus ♀f. cottrelli van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 140, TL: Zambia, Mankoya
Charaxes phaeus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]

Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. phaeus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 488, pl. 12, f. 8
Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. coryndoni ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1899, Novit. zool. 6 (2): pl. 8, f. 7 (Charaxes etheocles var.)
Charaxes viola phaeus ♀f. phaeus ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 141
Charaxes viola phaeus ♀f. coryndoni ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 141
Charaxes viola phaeus ♀f. vansoni ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 141
Charaxes viola phaeus ♀f. caerulescens ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 143, pl. 18, f. 165-166
Charaxes viola phaeus ♀f. albocaerulea ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 143, pl. 18, f. 159-160
Charaxes viola phaeus ♀f. albimacula ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 143, pl. 18, f. 161, 170
Charaxes viola phaeus ♀f. ochremaculata ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 143, pl. 18, f. 167-168
Charaxes viola phaeus ♀f. diversiforma ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 143, pl. 18, f. 162, 169
Charaxes viola phaeus ; van Someren & Jackson, 1952, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 269; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 136, pl. 21, f. 193-200
Charaxes phaeus ; van Someren, 1975, 107; Henning, 1979, 177; Henning, 1984, 66; [BAFR, 381]; [AfrL]

Larva on Amblygonocarpus andongensis, Erythrophleum africanum [Nigel Venters], Acacia nigrescens, A. goetzi, Tamarindus indica [PBSA]


Charaxes phenix Turlin & Lequeux, 1993
Charaxes phenix, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes phenix ; [AfrL]
Charaxes phenix phenix ; [AfrL]
C. p. daniellae White, 1996
Charaxes phenix daniellae ; [AfrL]

Charaxes phoebus Butler, [1866]
Ethiopia (Highlands). See [About maps] Charaxes phoebus Butler, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 625, pl. 36, f. 2, TL: Abyssinia
Charaxes phoebus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 424; van Someren, 1970, 212; [BAFR, 362]; [AfrL]

Larva on Bersama Abyssinica [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes phraortes Doubleday, 1847
E.Madagascar. See [About maps] Charaxes phraortes Doubleday, 1847; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (1) 20 : 65, TL: Madagascar
Charaxes phraortes, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes phraortes ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 422; van Someren,1974, 473; [BAFR, 364]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes plantroui Minig, 1975
Ivory Coast, E.Guinea. See [About maps] Charaxes plantroui Minig, 1975; 104
Charaxes plantroui, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes plantroui ; [BAFR, 382]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes pleione (Godart, [1824])
-. See [About maps] Nymphalis pleione Godart, [1824]; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (2): 366
Charaxes pleione, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes pleione ; [EBW]; [BK: 301, pl. 40, f. 498]; [AfrL]

Larva on Acacia brevispica [Nigel Venters]

Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Ivory coast, Ghana, Nigeria Philognoma lichas Doubleday, 1849; Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): pl. 49 f. 3
Charaxes lichas othello Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 123, TL: Togo
f. pallida Lathy, 1925; 95
Charaxes lichas ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 504; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 12]
Charaxes lichas lichas ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 506
Charaxes pleione pleione ; van Someren, 1974, 427; [BAFR, 354]; [AfrL]
C. p. bebra Rothschild, 1900
N.Zaire, Uganda, Kenya (Mnt Elgon) Charaxes lichas bebra Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 507, TL: Upper Congo, Diapanda
Charaxes pleione bebra ; van Someren, 1974, 428; [BAFR, 354]; [BK, 301 (note)]
Charaxes bebra ; [BOW: pl. 94, f. 10]
Charaxes pleione bebra ; [AfrL]
C. p. congoensis Plantrou, 1989
Cameroun, C.A.R., Gabon, Congo, Angola, Zaire Charaxes pleione congoensis ; [AfrL]
C. p. delvauxi Turlin, 1987
SW.Rwanda Charaxes pleione delvauxi Turlin, 1987; 21
Charaxes pleione delvauxi ; [AfrL]
C. p. oriens Plantrou, 1989
Kenya (Coast), E.Tanzania Charaxes pleione oriens ; [BK, 302 (note)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes pollux (Cramer, [1775])
-. See [About maps] Black-bordered Charaxes
Papilio pollux Cramer, [1775]; Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 61, pl. 37, f. E, F, TL: Guinea
Papilio pollux Cramer, [1776]; Uitl. Kapellen 1 (8): 154
Charaxes pollux, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes pollux ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 426; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 311; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 97, f. 4]; [AfrL]

Larva on Bersama abyssinica [Nigel Venters]

Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroun, C.A.R., Gabon, N.Angola, Congo, Zaire, N.Zambia, Rwanda, Burundi, S.Sudan, Uganda, NW.Kenya, Papilio camulus Drury, 1782; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : 41, pl. 30, f. 1-2
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 428
Charaxes pollux pollux ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 427; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 311, pl. 9, f. 75-76, 79-80; [BAFR, 364]; [BK: 288, pl. 33 & 34, f. 464]; [AfrL]
C. p. gazanus van Someren, 1967
E.Zimbabwe, W.Mozambique Charaxes pollux gazanus van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 314, pl. 9, f. 73-74, 77-78, TL: S.Mozambique, Amatongas
Charaxes pollux gazanus ; [BAFR, 364 (text)]; [AfrL]

Larva on Bersama abyssinica, Sorindeia sp., Securinega virosa [PBSA]

C. p. geminus Rothschild, 1900
Malawi, E.Zambia, S & E.Tanzania, E.Kenya Charaxes pollux geminus Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 497
Charaxes pollux zingense Stoneham, 1932; 2
= ; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 313
Charaxes pollux geminus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 427; van Someren, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 313, pl. 8, f. 67-68, 71-72; [BAFR, 364 (text)]; [BK, 289 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. p. maua van Someren, 1967
N.Tanzania (Kilimanjaro) Charaxes pollux maua van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 316, TL: Tanzania, western foothills, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Maua
Charaxes pollux maua ; [BAFR, 364 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. p. mirabilis Turlin, 1989
NE.Tanzania (Usambara range) Charaxes pollux mirabilis ; [BK, 289 (note)]
C. p. piersoni Collins, 1990
Charaxes pollux piersoni ; [AfrL]
C. p. mira Ackery, 1995
Charaxes pollux mira ; [AfrL]
C. p. annamariae Turlin, 1998
Charaxes pollux annamariae ; [AfrL]

Charaxes pondoensis van Someren, 1967
South Africa (Coastal Forest Transkei). See [About maps] Charaxes pondoensis van Someren, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 285, pl. 1, f. 5-6, 8-9, TL: South Africa, Pondoland, Port St. Johns
Charaxes pondoensis ; van Someren, 1975, 108; [BAFR, 376]; [AfrL]

Larva on Millettia grandis [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes porthos Grose-Smith, 1883
-. See [About maps] Charaxes porthos Grose-Smith, 1883; Ent. mon. Mag. 20 : 57, TL: Camaroons
Charaxes porthos, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes porthos ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1887, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Charaxes) 2, pl. 1, f. 4-5; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 497; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

Cameroun, Gabon, Congo, C.A.R., N & C.Zaire Charaxes midas Staudinger, 1891; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris, 4 (1) : 135, pl. 2, f. 4, TL: Cameroons
= Charaxes porthos ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 497
Charaxes porthos porthos ; van Someren, 1968, 225; [BAFR, 394]; [AfrL]
C. p. dummeri Joicey & Talbot, 1922
Uganda Charaxes porthos dummeri Joicey & Talbot, 1922; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (2) : 338, TL: Uganda, Mabera Forest, 4000ft
Charaxes porthos dummeri ; van Someren, 1974, 456; [BAFR, 394]; [AfrL]
C. p. gallayi van Someren, 1968
Ivory Coast, Ghana, E.Nigeria Charaxes porthos gallayi van Someren, 1968; Bull. Inst. fond. Afr. noire (A) 30 : 221
Charaxes porthos gallayi ; Plantrou, 1978, 519; [BAFR, 394 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. p. katangae Rousseau-Decelle, 1931
Zaire (Shaba Province) Charaxes porthos katangae Rousseau-Decelle, 1931; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1931 : 87
Charaxes porthos katangae ; Plantrou, 1978, 519; [BAFR, 394 (text)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes prettejohni Collins, 1990
Charaxes prettejohni ; [AfrL]

Charaxes protoclea Feisthamel, 1850
-. See [About maps] Flame-bordered Charaxes
Charaxes protoclea Feisthamel, 1850; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (2) 8 : 260, TL: Casamance
?Charaxes protoclea ab. ♂ ablutus Schultze, 1914; Ent. Rundsch. 31 (15) : 82, TL: Cameroons
Charaxes protoclea marginepunctata Holland, 1920; Bull. Am. Mus. nat. Hist. 43 (6) : 206, TL: Congo
Charaxes protoclea, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes protoclea ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 403; [BOW: pl. 96, f. 3, 6]; [EBW]; [AfrL]

Larva on Afzelia quanzensis, Brachystegia spiciformis, Julbernardia globiflora [Nigel Venters]

Larva on Afzelia, Syzygium [EOB]

Senegal, Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast Charaxes aeson Herrich-Schäffer, [1850]; Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 1 (3): 54, (1): f. 9-10, TL: Gold Coast
= Charaxes protoclea ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 404
Charaxes protoclea protoclea ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 202, pl. 7, f. 41-42; [BAFR, 370]; [AfrL]
C. p. azota (Hewitson, 1877)
South Africa (Kosi bay), Mozambique, E.Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi Philognoma azota Hewitson, 1877; Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 82, TL: Delagoa Bay
Charaxes calliclea Grose-Smith, 1889; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 3 (14) : 130, TL: Mombasa
= Charaxes azota ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 401
Charaxes nyasana Butler, 1895; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 15 (87) : 249, TL: Nyasaland (Zomba)
Charaxes protoclea var. aequidistans Gaede, 1916; 109
Charaxes (Philognoma) azota ; Hewitson, 1878, Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 181
Charaxes azota ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 5, f. 3; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 401
Charaxes protoclea azota ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 206, pl. 8, f. 51-52; [BAFR, 370]; [BK: 283, pl. 31]; [AfrL]

Larva on Afzelia quanzensis, Brachystegia spicaeformis [PBSA]

C. p. nothodes Jordan, 1911
E.Zaire, W.Uganda Charaxes protoclea nothodes Jordan, 1911; Novit. zool. 18 (1) : 137, TL: betw. Niembo and Kalembe, W of Lake Tanganyika, 600m
Charaxes protoclea nothodes ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 204, pl. 8, f. 49-50; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. p. catenaria Rousseau-Decelle, 1934
Zaire (Katanga) Charaxes protoclea catenaria Rousseau-Decelle, 1934; 229
Charaxes protoclea catenaria ; van Someren, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 205, pl. 8, f. 53-54; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. p. cedrici Canu, 1989
Bioko Island (Fernando Po in Gulf of Guinea) Charaxes protoclea cedrici ; [AfrL]
C. p. protonothodes van Someren, 1971
E.Cameroun, Gabon, C.A.R., Congo, NW.Zaire, NW.Angola Charaxes protoclea protonothodes van Someren, 1971; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 203, pl. 7, f. 43-48, TL: C.A.R, Bangui
Charaxes protoclea protonothodes ; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes pseudophaeus van Someren, 1975
Mocambique, NE.Malawi (Lakeshore). See [About maps] Charaxes pseudophaeus van Someren, 1975; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 32 (3) : 105
Charaxes manica ♀f. pseudophaeus van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 46
Charaxes manica ♀f. pseudophaeus ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 89
Charaxes pseudophaeus ; [BAFR, 376]; [AfrL]

Larva on Brachystegia spicaeformis [PBSA]

Larva on (Unknown) [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes pythodoris Hewitson, 1873
-. See [About maps] Powder Blue Charaxes
Charaxes pythodoris Hewitson, 1873; Ent. mon. Mag. 10 : 57, TL: Angola
Charaxes pythodoris, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes pithodoris[sic] ; Hewitson, 1874, Ill. exot. Butts [3] (Charaxes IV): [92], pl. [48], f. 18-19
Charaxes pythodorus[sic] ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 396
Charaxes pythodoris ; [BAFR, 394]; [BK: 293, pl. 36, f. 476]; [AfrL]

Larva on Craibia brevecaudata [Nigel Venters]

Angola, NW.Zambia, S & E.Zaire, Uganda, NW.Kenya, NW.Tanzania Charaxes pythodorus pythodorus[sic] ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 398; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 222, pl. 12, f. 67-68
Charaxes pythodoris pythodoris ; [BK, 293 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. p. pallida Carpenter, 1934
N. Central Tanzania Charaxes pythodoris pallida Carpenter, 1934; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 9: 12, TL: Kazi-Kazi Central Railway, Tanganyika
Charaxes pythodorus[sic] pallida ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 224, pl. 13, f. 75-76
Charaxes pythodoris pallida ; [BAFR, 394 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. p. davidi Plantrou, 1973
Ivory Coast Charaxes pythodoris davidi Plantrou, 1973; 269
Charaxes pythodoris davidi ; [BAFR, 394 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. p. knoopae Plantrou, 1982
W.Nigeria Charaxes pythodoris knoopae Plantrou, 1982; 113
Charaxes pythodoris knoopae ; [AfrL]
C. p. nesaea Grose-Smith, 1889
Kenya/Tanzania coast Charaxes nesaea Grose-Smith, 1889; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 3 (14) : 132, TL: Mombasa, Kenya
Charaxes pythodorus[sic] nesaea ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 398; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 223, pl. 13, f. 73-74
Charaxes pythodoris nesaea ; [BAFR, 394 (text)]; [BK, 293 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. p. occidens van Someren, 1963
Congo, C.A.R., Cameroun, Nigeria, Ghana Charaxes pythodorus[sic] occidens van Someren, 1963; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 223, pl. 13, f. 71-72, TL: French Congo, Ouesso, Mambili
Charaxes pythodoris occidens ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 79; [BAFR, 394 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. p. sumbuensis Henning, 1982
N.Zambia Charaxes pythodoris sumbuensis Henning, 1982; 79
Charaxes pythodoris sumbuensis ; [AfrL]
C. p. ventersi Henning, 1982
S.Malawi (Only known from the N W slopes of Zomba Plateau) Charaxes pythodoris ventersi Henning, 1982; 76
Charaxes pythodoris ventersi ; [AfrL]

Charaxes richelmanni Röber, 1936
-. See [About maps] Charaxes richelmanni Röber, 1936; Ent. Rundschau 53 (41) : 578
Charaxes richelmanni ; [BAFR, 364]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

Cameroun, C.A.R., Congo, N.Zaire Charaxes fallax Richelmann, 1913; Int. ent. Z. 7 : 105
= Charaxes richelmanni ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 236
Charaxes richelmanni ; van Someren, 1970, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 236, pl. 7, f. 66; Darge, 1973, 26
Charaxes richelmanni richelmanni ; [AfrL]
C. r. ducarmei Plantrou, 1982
E.Zaire Charaxes richelmanni ducarmei Plantrou, 1982; 111
Charaxes richelmanni ducarmei ; [AfrL]
C. r. scheveni Ackery, 1995
?Charaxes richelmanni orientalis Scheven, [1975]; Ann. Fac. Sci. Univ. Fed. Cameroun 18: (79-82) (preocc.)
Charaxes richelmanni scheveni ; [AfrL]

Charaxes saperanus Poulton, 1926
Comoro Islands Charaxes fulvescens saperanus Poulton, 1926; Verh. III Int. Ent.-Kongr. Zurich 2 : 569, TL: Grand Comoro I.
Charaxes "fulvescens" saperanus ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 210
Charaxes fulvescens saperanus ; [BAFR, 398]
Charaxes saperanus ; Plantrou, 1982; [AfrL]

Larva on Allophylus sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes schiltzei Bouyer, 1991
Charaxes schiltzei ; [AfrL]

Charaxes sidamo Plantrou & Rougeot, 1979
W.Ethiopia. See [About maps] Charaxes aubyni sidamo Plantrou & Rougeot, 1979; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 84 (5-6) : 141
Charaxes smilesi Rydon, 1982; 68
Charaxes sidamo, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes sidamo ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes smaragdalis Butler, [1866]
-. See [About maps] Western Blue Charaxes
Charaxes smaragdalis Butler, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 630, pl. 36, f. 5, TL: Congo
Charaxes smaragdalis schoutedeni Ghesquière, 1933; Lambillionea 33: 5, pl. 1, f. 2
Charaxes smaragdalis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes butleri schoutedeni ; Ghesquière, 1933, Lambillionea 33: 5
Charaxes schoutedeni ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 220; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 79, pl. 29, f. 257; [EBW, (name only)]
Charaxes smaragdalis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 383; [BOW: pl. 97, f. 5]; [BK: 293, pl. 36, f. 475]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

Nigeria, Cameroun, Gabon, C.A.R., Congo, Zaire Charaxes princeps Butler, 1896; J. Linn. Soc. Zool. Lond. 25 : 376, TL: Victoria, Cameroons
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 384
Charaxes smaragdalis smaragdalis f. beni van Someren, 1964; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 212
Charaxes smaragdalis smaragdalis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 384; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 210, pl. 9, f. 60, 63, pl. 10, f. 65-70, pl. 11, f. 71-76; [BAFR, 388 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. s. butleri Rothschild, 1900
Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Liberia Charaxes smaragdalis butleri Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 385, TL: Sierra Leone
Charaxes smaragdalis butleri ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 212, pl. 11, f. 77-78; [BAFR, 388]; [AfrL]
C. s. caerulea Carpenter & Jackson, 1950
E.Zaire, SW.Uganda Charaxes smaragdalis ♀f. caerulea Carpenter & Jackson, 1950; 97 (female)
Charaxes smaragdalis caerulea Jackson, 1951; 99
Charaxes smaragdalis caerulea ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 213, pl. 12, f. 85-87, pl. 13, f. 88-93, pl. 14, f. 94-98; [BAFR, 390]; [AfrL]
C. s. elgonae van Someren, 1964
Uganda (Western Mnt Elgon) Charaxes smaragdalis elgonae van Someren, 1964; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 215, pl. 16, f. 110-113, TL: E.Uganda, Mbale Distr. at Bufumbo Forest, W. Mt. Elgon
Charaxes smaragdalis elgonae ; [BAFR, 390 (text)]; [BK, 293 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. s. gobyae Plantrou, 1988
SE.Sudan (Didinga Mnts) Charaxes smaragdalis gobyae ; [AfrL]
C. s. homonymus Bryk, 1939
Kenya (High forest of Kericho-Sotik, Chepalungu, Mara) Charaxes smaragdalis orientalis Joicey & Talbot, 1918; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1917 : 272 (preocc. Lanz, 1896), TL: East Africa, Kericho
Charaxes smaragdalis homonymus Bryk, 1939; Lep. Cat. 91: 444
Charaxes smaragdalis homonymus ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 217, pl. 16, f. 114-116, pl. 17, f. 117-119; [BAFR, 390]; [BK, 293 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. s. kagera van Someren, 1964
NW.Tanzania, SW.Uganda Charaxes smaragdalis kagera van Someren, 1964; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 218, pl. 17, f. 120-122, pl. 18, f. 123-124, 127-128, TL: Kakindu Hill, N bank Kagera River, nr Uganda border
Charaxes smaragdalis kagera ; [BAFR, 390 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. s. kigoma van Someren, 1964
Tanzania (Mukuvu Forest) Charaxes smaragdalis kigoma van Someren, 1964; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 219, pl. 19, f. 131-132, 135, TL: Tanganyka, Mukuvu forest S of Kigoma, N-E shore Lake Tanganyika
Charaxes smaragdalis kigoma ; [BAFR, 390 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. s. leopoldi Ghesquière, 1933
N.Angola, E.Congo, SW.Zaire Charaxes smaragdalis leopoldi Ghesquière, 1933; Lambillionea 33: 4
Charaxes smaragdalis leopoldi ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 212, pl. 12, f. 79-84; [BAFR, 388 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. s. metu van Someren, 1964
SW.Sudan, N.Uganda Charaxes smaragdalis metu van Someren, 1964; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 219, pl. 18, f. 125-126. 129-130, TL: Uganda, West Nile Distr., N.W. Madi, Forest of Metu Hills
Charaxes smaragdalis metu ; [BAFR, 390]; [AfrL]
C. s. toro van Someren, 1964
W.Uganda (Toro forest) Charaxes smaragdalis toro van Someren, 1964; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 214, pl. 14, f. 99-101, pl. 15, f. 102-107, TL: Uganda, Toro distr., Kibale Forest
Charaxes smaragdalis toro ; [BAFR, 390 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. s. allardi Bouyer & Vingerhoedt, 1997
Charaxes smaragdalis allardi ; [AfrL]

Charaxes subornatus Schultze, 1914
-. See [About maps] Ornate Green Charaxes
Charaxes subornatus Schultze, 1914; Ent. Rundsch. 31 (15) : 82
Charaxes subornatus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes subornatus ; [EBW]; [AfrL]
Cameroun, C.A.R., Congo, Zaire (Kasai district) Charaxes subornatus subornatus ; van Someren, 1974, 440; [BAFR, 403]; [AfrL]
C. s. couilloudi Plantrou, 1976
Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria Charaxes subornatus couilloudi Plantrou, 1976; Bull. Sec. ent. Fr. 81 (3-4) : 126
Charaxes subornatus couilloudi ; [BAFR, 403 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. s. minor Joicey & Talbot, 1921
E.Zaire, Uganda, NW.Kenya Charaxes subornatus minor Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 74, pl. 7, f. 6, pl. 6, f. 6, TL: Mabira Forest, Uganda
Charaxes subornatus minor ; van Someren, 1974, 441; [BAFR, 403 (text)]; [BK: 295, pl. 37, f. 481]; [AfrL]

Charaxes subrubidus van Someren, 1972
Congo, Zaire. See [About maps] Charaxes manica subrubidus van Someren, 1972; 255
Charaxes manica subrubidus ; [BAFR, 382 (text)]
Charaxes subrubidus ; Minig, 1976, 9; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unkown)


Charaxes superbus Schultze, 1909
Cameroun, Congo. See [About maps] Charaxes superbus Schultze, 1909; Soc. Ent. 23 : 172
Charaxes superbus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes superbus ; van Someren, 1974, 436; [BAFR, 355]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes taverniersi Berger, 1975
-. See [About maps] Charaxes taverniersi Berger, 1975; Lambillionea 75: 92
Charaxes taverniersi ; [BAFR, 370 (text)]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unkown)

Zaire (Kisangani)
C. t. evoei Darge, 1977
Cameroun (Mnt Kala) Charaxes taverniersi evoei Darge, 1977; Bull. I.F.A.N. (A) 38 (3) : 673

Charaxes tectonis Jordan, 1937
-. See [About maps] Charaxes tectonis Jordan, 1937; Novit. Zool. 40 : 323, TL: Msungli, Cameroon Mts.
Charaxes tectonis ; [AfrL]
E.Nigeria, Cameroun Charaxes druceanus tectonis ; van Someren, 1963, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 230, pl. 17, f. 103-104; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 78, pl. 29, f. 251, 254; [BAFR, 364 (text)]
Charaxes tectonis ; Darge, 1983
Charaxes tectonis tectonis ; [AfrL]
C. t. nebularum Darge, 1977
Cameroun (Manengouba Mnts) Charaxes druceanus nebularum Darge, 1977; Bull. Soc. ent. Mulhouse 1977 : 9
Charaxes tectonis nebularum ; [AfrL]

Charaxes teissieri Darge & Minig, 1984
Charaxes teissieri ; [AfrL]

Charaxes thomasius Staudinger, 1886
Sao Thome (Gulf of Guinea) Charaxes candiope var. thomasius Staudinger, 1886; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (14): 169, TL: St. Thomé
Charaxes candiope thomasius ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 7, f. 5; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 367; van Someren, 1974, 470; [BAFR, 400]
Charaxes thomasius ; [BOW: pl. 107, f. 15]; [AfrL]

Charaxes thysi Capronnier, 1889
W.Zaire, Congo (Kelle). See [About maps] Charaxes thysii Capronnier, 1889; Bull. Ent. Soc. Belg. 33 : cxxv, TL: Kassai
Charaxes thysi ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 490; van Someren, 1972, 221; Berger, 1974, 79; [BAFR, 370]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes tiridates (Cramer, [1777])
-. See [About maps] Papilio tiridates Cramer, [1777]; Uitl. Kapellen 2 (9-16): 100, pl. 161, f. A, B
Charaxes tiridates, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes tiridates ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 387; [BOW: pl. 97, f. 6-7]; [AfrL]

Larva on Celtis sp. [Nigel Venters]

Sierra Leone, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benen, W.Nigeria Charaxes marica Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 113
= Charaxes tiridates ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 387
Charaxes tiridates ; Doubleday, 1844
Charaxes tiridates tiridates ; van Someren, 1972, 236; [BAFR, 384]; [AfrL]
C. t. marginatus Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
W & SW.Ethiopia Charaxes tiridates marginatus Rothschild & Jordan, 1903; Novit. Zool. 9 (Suppl.) : 539, TL: Scheko
Charaxes tiridates marginatus ; [BAFR, 384 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. t. tiridatinus Röber, 1936
E.Nigeria, Cameroun, C.A.R., Gabon, W & S.Zaire, Uganda, NW.Zambia, NW.Kenya, NW.Tanzania Charaxes tiridates tiridatinus Röber, 1936; Ent. Rundschau 53 (41) : 577
Charaxes tiridates ab. ♂ tristis Schultze, 1914; Ent. Rundsch. 31 (15) : 82
Charaxes hysginus Darge, 1978; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 83 (3-4) : 65
Charaxes tiridates tiridatinus ; [BAFR, 384 (text)]; [BK: 290, pl. 34, f. 467]; [AfrL]
C. t. choveti Turlin, 1998
Charaxes tiridates choveti ; [AfrL]

Charaxes turlini Minig & Plantrou, 1978
Rwanda. See [About maps] Charaxes turlini Minig & Plantrou, 1978; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 83 (5-6) : 143
Charaxes turlini, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes turlini ; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)


Charaxes usambarae van Someren & Jackson, 1952
Tanzania (Usumbara range). See [About maps] Charaxes pembanus usambarae van Someren & Jackson, 1952; Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 275
Charaxes usambarae f. collinsi van Someren, 1975; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 32 (3) : 105 (female)
Charaxes usambarae ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 73, pl. 9, f. 65-66, 69-70; [BAFR, 374]; [AfrL]

Larva on Albizia sp. [Nigel Venters]

Charaxes usambarae usambarae ; [AfrL]
C. u. maridadi Collins, 1987
Charaxes usambarae maridadi ; [AfrL]

Charaxes vansoni van Someren, 1975
South Africa (Zululand & Transvaal), E.Botswana, S.Zimbabwe. See [About maps] Charaxes viola phaeus f. vansoni van Someren & Jackson, 1957; Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 43 (female)
Charaxes vansoni van Someren, 1975; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 32 (3) : 108
Charaxes vansoni ; Henning, 1979, 177; [BAFR, 381]; [AfrL]

Larva on Peltophorum africanum [Nigel Venters] [PBSA]


Charaxes varanes (Cramer, 1764)
-. See [About maps] Pearl Charaxes
Papilio varanes Cramer, 1764; Seba, Theaur. 4: 45, pl. 35, f. 13-14
Charaxes varanes, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Hadrodontis varanes ; [BOW: pl. 103, f. 10]
Charaxes varanes ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 354; [AfrL]

Larva on Allophylus sp. [Nigel Venters]

South Africa Charaxes varanes austrinus Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 357, TL: South Africa
Philognoma varanes ; Wallengren, 1857, K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 28
Palla varanes ; Kirby, 1871, 274
Charaxes varanes varanes ; van Someren, 1974, 476; [BAFR, 398 (text)]; [AfrL]

Larva on Allophylus natalensis, A. melanocarpus, Cardiospermum sp., Rhus, Rhus laevigata? [PBSA]

C. v. bertrami Riley, 1931
Southern Arabia (Quara Mnts) Charaxes varanes bertrami Riley, 1931; Entomologist 64 : 279
Charaxes varanes bertrami ; van Someren, 1974, 479; [BAFR, 398 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. v. vologeses (Mabille, 1876)
From N.Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, northwards, east and west to edge of Sahara Desert Palla vologeses Mabille, 1876; Bull. Soc. zool. Fr. 1 : 280, TL: Congo, Landana
Charaxes varanes f. brachycauda Le Cerf, 1923; Bull. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 29 : 367
Charaxes varanes vologeses ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 358; van Someren, 1974, 478; [BAFR, 398]; [BK, 282, pl. 31]; [AfrL]
C. v. torbeni Turlin, 1999
Charaxes varanes torbeni ; [AfrL]

Charaxes variata van Someren, 1969
NW.Zambia. See [About maps] Charaxes viola variata van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 139
Charaxes variata f. variata ; [BAFR, 381, fig.]
Charaxes variata f. rosella ; [BAFR, 381, fig.]
Charaxes variata ; van Someren, 1975, 108; [BAFR, 381]; [AfrL]

Larva on Cryptosepalum sp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes velox Ogilvie-Grant, 1899
Island of Socotra (Gulf of Aden) Charaxes candiope velox Ogilvie-Grant, 1899; Bull. Liverpool Mus. 2 (1) : 10, TL: Sokotra
Charaxes candiope velox ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 368; van Someren, 1974, 470; [BAFR, 400]
Charaxes velox ; [AfrL]

Larva on Croton spp. [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes viola Butler, [1866]
-. See [About maps] Viola Charaxes
Charaxes viola Butler, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 627, pl. 36, f. 4, TL: West Africa
Charaxes viola, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes viola ; [AfrL]

Larva on Acacia amythethophylla, Albizia sp. [Nigel Venters]

Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, W & N Nigeria Charaxes chiron Staudinger, 1885; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (14): 168, (10): pl. 58
= Charaxes etheocles viola ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 488
Charaxes etheocles viola ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 488
Charaxes viola viola ; van Someren & Jackson, 1952, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 265; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 127, pl. 15, f. 121-132; [BAFR, 381]; [AfrL]
C. v. picta Rothschild, 1900
S.Nigeria, Cameroun, C.A.R., Congo, E.Zaire, Uganda, S.Sudan, NW.Kenya Charaxes etheocles ♂-f. picta Rothshild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 483
Charaxex etheocles ♀f. vansomereni Poulton, 1925; 553
Charaxes etheocles ♀f. illuminata Rousseau-Decelle, 1938; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 43: 161
Charaxes etheocles ♀f. splendens Rousseau-Decelle, 1938; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 43: 161
Charaxes viola picta van Someren & Jackson, 1952; 263
Charaxes viola picta ♀f. vansomereni ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 129
Charaxes viola picta ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 128, pl. 15, f. 127-130; [BAFR, 381]; [BK: 299, pl. 39, f. 491]; [AfrL]

Charaxes violetta Grose-Smith, 1885
-. See [About maps] Violet-spotted Charaxes
Charaxes violetta Grose-Smith, 1885; Ent. mon. Mag. 21 : 247, TL: Lourenço Marques
Charaxes violetta ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1887, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Charaxes) 1, pl. 1, f. 1-3; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 372, pl. 7, f. 1-2, 8; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 97, f. 8-9]; [BK: 291, pl. 35, f. 471]; [AfrL]

Larva on Blighia unijugata, Deinbollia sp. [Nigel Venters]

Southern Mozambique Charaxes violetta violetta ; van Someren, 1966, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 50, pl. 1, f. 1-8, pl. 2, f. 10-12, 14-16, pl. 3, f. 17-18, 21; [BAFR, 386]; [AfrL]
C. v. maritima van Someren, 1966
Kenya/Tanzania coast Charaxes violetta maritima van Someren, 1966; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 52, pl. 3, f. 19-20, 22-24, TL: Kenya, Rabai Hills
Charaxes violetta maritima ; [BAFR, 386 (text)]
Charaxes violetta maritimus ; [BK, 291 (note)]
Charaxes violetta maritima ; [AfrL]
C. v. melloni Fox, 1963
E.Zimbabwe, N.Mozambique, Malawi, S & C.Tanzania Charaxes violetta melloni Fox, 1963; Ann. Carnegie Mus. 36 : 222
Charaxes violetta melloni ; van Someren, 1966, 61; [AfrL]
C. v. meru van Someren, 1966
Kenya (Mnt Meru & Mnt Kenya) Charaxes violetta meru van Someren, 1966; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 53, pl. 4, f. 25-26, 29-30, TL: Kenya, N.E. of Mt. Kenya
Charaxes violetta meru ; [BAFR, 386 (text)]; [BK, 291 (note)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes viossati Canu, 1991
Charaxes viossati ; [AfrL]

Charaxes virilis Rothschild, 1900
-. See [About maps] Charaxes etheocles etheocles ♀-f. virilis Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 487
Charaxes virilis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes virilis ; van Someren, 1969, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 92; [BAFR, 378]; [AfrL]

Larva on Griffonia simplicifolia, Adenthera pavonia [Nigel Venters]

Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroun, C.A.R., Congo, Central Zaire Charaxes virilis ; van Someren & Jackson, 1952, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 283
Charaxes virilis virilis ; [AfrL]
C. v. lenis Jordan, 1929
Uganda (Budongo forest to Kenya border) Charaxes etheocles ♂f. lenis Jordan, 1929; 483
Charaxes virilis lenis ; Henning, 1988; [AfrL]

Charaxes williami Henning, 2002
Charaxes williami ; [AfrL]

Charaxes xiphares (Stoll, [1781])
-. See [About maps] Forest King Charaxes
Papilio xiphares Stoll, [1781]; in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (32-32): 171, pl. 377, f. A, B
Charaxes xiphares, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
?Charaxes xiphares? ssp. ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 198, pl. 6, f. 42, 45
Charaxes xiphares ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 376; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 97, f. 11-12]; [BK: 292, pl. 35, f. 473]; [AfrL]

Larva on Craibia brevecaudata, Scutia myrtina, Rhamnus prinoides, Cryptocarya woodii [Nigel Venters]

Larva on Cryptocarya woodii, Scutia myrtina, Chaetachme aristata, Drypetes gerrardii [PBSA]

South Africa (Eastern Cape to Knysna and Port Elizabeth) Charaxes xiphares f. occidentalis van Son, 1953; Ann. Transv. Mus. 22 (2) : 223
Charaxes xiphares ; Boisduval, 1847, 593
Charaxes xiphares xiphares f. occidentalis ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 189
Charaxes xiphares xiphares ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 188, pl. 1, f. 1-2; [BAFR, 386]; [AfrL]
C. x. bavenda van Son, 1935
South Africa (Forests along Zoutpansberg in Northern Transvaal) Charaxes xiphares bavenda van Son, 1935; Ann. Transv. Mus. 15 (4) : 487
Charaxes xiphares bavenda ♀-f. ochreomacula van Son, 1935; Ann. Transv. Mus. 15 (4) : 489
Charaxes xiphares bavenda ♀-f. cyanescens van Son, 1935; Ann. Transv. Mus. 15 (4) : 489
Charaxes xiphares bavenda ♀-f. ochreomacula ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 193
Charaxes xiphares bavenda ♀-f. cyanescens ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 194, pl. 3, f. 24
Charaxes xiphares barenda[sic] ; [BAFR, 386 (text)]
Charaxes xiphares bavenda ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 193, pl. 3, f. 19-20, 23-24; [AfrL]
C. x. bergeri Plantrou, 1975
Zaire (Katanga, Kafakumba) Charaxes xiphares bergeri Plantrou, 1975; 103
Charaxes xiphares bergeri ; [BAFR, 388 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. x. brevicaudatus Schultze, 1914
South & South West Tanzania Charaxes cithaeron var. brevicaudatus Schultze, 1914; Archiv. Naturgesch. 79 A (8): 3, pl. 1 [♀]
Charaxes xiphares brevicaudatus ; van Son, 1936, 204; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 195, pl. 5, f. 33-34, 37-38; [AfrL]; [BAFR, 386 (text) [spell.?]]
C. x. burgessi van Son, 1953
SW.Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi Charaxes xiphares burgessi van Son, 1953; Ann. Transv. Mus. 22 (2) : 227
Charaxes xiphares burgossi[sic] ; [BAFR, 386 (text) [spell.?]]
Charaxes xiphares burgessi ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 197, pl. 4, f. 28, pl. 5, f. 38, pl. 6, f. 40-41; [AfrL]
C. x. desmondi van Someren, 1939
SE.Kenya (Teita range) Charaxes desmondi van Someren, 1939; J. E.Afr. Ug. nat. Hist. Soc. 14 : 176
Charaxes xiphares desmondi ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 201, pl. 8, f. 54-57; [BAFR, 388 (text)]; [BK, 292 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. x. draconis Jordan, 1936
South Africa (Forests of Eastern Transvaal, Drakensburg range south of the Olifants river) Charaxes xiphares draconis Jordan, 1936; Novit. Zool. 39 : 331
Charaxes xiphares draconis ♀f. candida van Son, 1953; Ann. Transv. Mus. 22 (2) : 226
Charaxes xiphares draconis ♀f. candida ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 191
Charaxes xiphares draconis ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 191, pl. 2, f. 15-16, pl. 3, f. 17-18; [BAFR, 386 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. x. kenwayi Poulton, 1929
South Africa (Forests of North Eastern Transvaal, Wolkberg range North of Olifants river) Charaxes xiphares kenwayi Poulton, 1929; in Kenway, Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 4 : 48
Charaxes xiphares kenwayi ♀f. lutea van Son, 1953; Ann. Transv. Mus. 22 (2) : 227
Charaxes xiphares kenwayi ♀f. lutea ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 193
Charaxes xiphares kenwayi ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 192, pl. 3, f. 21-22, pl. 4, f. 25-27; [BAFR, 386 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. x. kiellandi Plantrou, 1976
N.Tanzania (Mnt Oldeani) Charaxes xiphares kiellandi Plantrou, 1976; Proc. Trans. Br. ent. nat. Hist. Soc. 9 (3-4) : 95
Charaxes xiphares kiellandi ; [BAFR, 388 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. x. kilimensis van Someren, 1969
Tanzania (West Kilimanjaro) Charaxes xiphares kilimensis van Someren, 1969; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 83, pl. 28, f. 244-245, 247-248, TL: Tanzania, lower slopes of West Kilimanjaro at Maua Estate
Charaxes xiphares kilimensis ; van Someren, 1972, 260; [BAFR, 388 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. x. kulal van Someren, 1962
N.Kenya (Mnt Kulal) Charaxes kulal van Someren, 1962; Proc. R. ent. Soc. (B) 5 : 45
Charaxes xiphares kulal ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 200, pl. 7, f. 49-50, pl. 8, f. 52-53; [BAFR, 388]; [BK, 292 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. x. ludovici Rousseau-Decelle, 1933
N.Malawi Mnts (Nyika, Misuku Mtns) Charaxes ludovici Rousseau-Decelle, 1933; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 38 (17) : 271
= Charaxes xiphares brevicaudatus ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 195, pl. 5, f. 33-34, 37-38
Charaxes xiphares ludovici ; Plantrou, 1983; [BAFR, 388 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. x. maudei Joicey & Talbot, 1918
Charaxes maudei Joicey & Talbot, 1918; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1917 : 271 [♀], TL: German East Africa, Lindi
Charaxes xiphares maudei ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 198, pl. 5, f. 39, pl. 6, f. 43-44, pl. 7, f. 46-47; [BAFR, 388]; [AfrL]
C. x. nguru Collins, 1988
Tanzania (Nguru Mnts) Charaxes xiphares nguru ; [AfrL]
C. x. penningtoni van Son, 1953
South Africa (High forests of Natal) Charaxes xiphares penningtoni van Son, 1953; Ann. Transv. Mus. 22 (2) : 225
Charaxes xiphares penningtoni ♀-f. luminosa van Son, 1953; Ann. Transv. Mus. 22 (2) : 226
Charaxes xiphares penningtoni ♀-f. luminosa ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 191, pl. 2, f. 9
Charaxes xiphares penningtoni ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 190, pl. 2, f. 9-14; [BAFR, 386 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. x. sitebi Plantou, 1981
NW.Tanzania (Mnt Sitebi) Charaxes xiphares sitebi ; [AfrL]
C. x. thyestes (Stoll, 1790)
South Africa (N E Cape Province & Transkei) Papilio thyestes Stoll, [1790]; Aanhangsel Werk, Uitl. Kapellen (2-5): 144, pl. 32, f. 2, 2B
= Charaxes xiphares ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 376
Charaxes xiphares elatias Jordan, 1936; Novit. Zool. 39 : 331
Charaxes xiphares reducta Rothschild, 1929; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 77: 481
Nymphalis thurius Godart, [1824]; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (2): 354, TL: Caffraria
= Charaxes xiphares ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 377
?Eriboea thiestessa[sic?] Hübner
?Nymphalis thieste[sic] ; Westwood, [1850], Gen. diurn. Lep. (2): 309
?Charaxes thieste[sic] ; Butler, [1866], Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 631
Charaxes xiphares thyestes ; van Son, 1953, 224; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 189, pl. 1, f. 3-8; [BAFR, 386 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. x. upembana Plantrou, 1976
Zaire (Kudule, North-Central Katanga) Charaxes xiphares upembana Plantrou, 1976; Lambillionea 76 (7-8) : 65
Charaxes xiphares upembana ; [BAFR, 386 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. x. vumbui van Son, 1936
Zimbabwe (Eastern border forests, Vumba Mnts) Charaxes xiphares vumbui van Son, 1936; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 5: 20
Charaxes xiphares vumbui ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 194, pl. 4, f. 29-32; [BAFR, 386 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. x. walwandi Collins, 1989
Kenya (Ol Donyo Orok Mtn) Charaxes xiphares walwandi ; [BK, 292 (note)]; [AfrL]
C. x. wernickei Joicey & Talbot, 1926
Single specimen from S Cameroun (This specimen is indistinguishable from the South African sub-species draconis and bavenda, van Someren considered this suspect!) Charaxes xiphares wernickei Joicey & Talbot, 1926; Encycl. Ent. (B III) 2 (1): 14
Charaxes xiphares wernickei ; van Someren, 1964, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 203, pl. 7, f. 48, 51; [BAFR, 388 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. x. woodi van Someren, 1964
Southern Malawi Mnts Charaxes xiphares woodi van Someren, 1964; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 195, pl. 5, f. 35-36, TL: Nyasaland, Cholo
Charaxes xiphares woodi van Someren, 1972; 259
Charaxes xiphares woodi ; [BAFR, 386 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. x. staudei Henning & Henning, 1992
Charaxes xiphares staudei ; [AfrL]
C. x. occidentalis Pringle, 1995
Charaxes xiphares occidentalis ; [AfrL]

Charaxes zambeziensis Henning & Henning, 1994
Charaxes zambeziensis ; [AfrL]

Charaxes zelica Butler, 1869
-. See [About maps] Charaxes zelica Butler, 1869; Ent. mon. Mag. 6 : 28, TL: West Africa (Ashanti?)
Charaxes zelica, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes zelica ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 498; [BOW: pl. 97, f. 12]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Unknown)

Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, W.Nigeria Charaxes zelica zelica ; Plantrou, 1978, 520; [BAFR, 396 (text)]; [AfrL]
C. z. depuncta Joicey & Talbot, 1921
Uganda, S.Sudan, W.Kenya Charaxes zelica depuncta Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 69, TL: Uganda, Mabira Forest
Charaxes zelica depuncta ; van Someren, 1974, 458; [BAFR, 396]
Charaxes zeliza depuncta ; [BK: 302, pl. 40, f. 501]
Charaxes zelica depuncta ; [AfrL]
C. z. rougeoti Plantrou, 1978
E.Nigeria, Cameroun, Gabon, Congo, C.A.R., Zaire, N.Angola Charaxes zelica rougeoti Plantrou, 1978; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (N.S.) 14 (3) : 521
Charaxes zelica rougeoti ; [AfrL]
C. z. toyoshimai Carcasson, 1964
NW.Tanzania Charaxes zelica toyoshimai Carcasson, 1964; J. E. Africa nat. Hist. Soc. 24 (4): 65
Charaxes zelica toyoshimai ; van Someren, 1974, 459; Plantrou, 1978, 524 (female); [BAFR, 396 (text)]; [AfrL]

Charaxes zingha (Stoll, [1780])
Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Angola, Cameroun, C.A.R., Zaire, Uganda. See [About maps] Papilio zingha Stoll, [1780]; in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (26b-28): 53, pl. 315, f. B, C
Papilio berenice Drury, 1782; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : pl. 11, f. 1-2
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 452
Charaxes zingha, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes zingha ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 452; van Someren,1974, 466; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 97, f. 13, 16]; [BAFR, 356]; [AfrL]

Larva on Hugonia platsepala [Nigel Venters]


Charaxes zoolina (Westwood, [1850])
-. See [About maps] Club-tailed Charaxes
Nymphalis zoolina Westwood, [1850]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (2): 309, pl. 53, f. 1, TL: Amazoulu, Port Natal
Charaxes neanthes obscuratus Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 123, TL: Mhonda
Charaxes zoolina, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes zoolina ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 9, f. 4-8; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 514; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 97, f. 14-15]; [AfrL]

Larva on Entada spicata, E. abyssinica [Nigel Venters]

Larva on Entada natalensis, Acacia natalitia, A. kraussiana [PBSA]

South Africa (Eastern Cape, Natal, Transvaal), Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, S.Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia ?Nymphalis neanthes Hewitson, 1854; Ill. exot. Butts [3] (Nymphalis): [86], pl. [45], f. 2-3, TL: Port Natal
?Charaxes neanthes ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 521
?Charaxes neanthes neanthes ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 523
Charaxes zoolina zoolina ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 9, f. 4-6; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 517; Trimen, 1862, 341; van Someren, 1974, 444; [BAFR, 400]; [BK: 302, pl. 40, f. 500]; [AfrL]
Madagascar Charaxes betsimisaraka Lucas, 1872; Ann. Sci. Nat. Paris (5) Zool. 15 : 3, TL: Madagascar
Charaxes betanimena Lucas, 1872; Ann. Sci. Nat. Paris (5) Zool. 15 : 3, TL: Madagascar
= ; [NHM]
Charaxes andriba Ward, 1873; Ent. mon. Mag. 9: 210, TL: Madagascer
= Charaxes neanthes betanimena ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 524
Charaxes relatus Butler, 1880; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 5 (29): 394, TL: Madagascar
= Charaxes zoolina betsimiseraka ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 518
freyi (Brancsik, 1892) (Charaxes[?]); Jb. Ver. Trencs. Comit. 13: 161, pl. 7, f. 8, TL: Nossibé
= Charaxes neanthes betanimena ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 524
Charaxes zoolina betsimisaraka f. firmus Le Cerf, 1923; 429
Charaxes neanthes betanimena ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 524
Charaxes zoolina betsimiseraka[sic, recte betsimisaraka] ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 9, f. 7-8; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 518
Charaxes zoolina betsimisaraka ; [BAFR, 400 (text)]; van Someren, 1974, 448; [MadL]; [AfrL]
C. z. ehmckei Homeyer & Dewitz, 1882
Angola Charaxes ehmckei Homeyer & Dewitz, 1882; Berl. ent. Z. 26 (2) : 382, pl. 7, f. 3, TL: Pungo Andongo, Angola
Charaxes zoolina ehmckei f. phanera Jordan, 1908; 1xix
Charaxes ehmckei ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 521
Charaxes zoolina ehmckei ; [BAFR, 400]; van Someren, 1974, 448; [AfrL]
C. z. mafugensis Jackson, 1956
SW.Uganda, Rwanda Charaxes zoolina mafugensis Jackson, 1956; 67
Charaxes zoolina mafugensis ; van Someren, 1974, 447; [BAFR, 400 (text)]; [AfrL]

The ??? species-group

Charaxes sp.
S.Zambia (Chisamba). See [About maps] Charaxes sp. ; [BAFR, 376 (near howarthi Minig)]

The Non-African species-group

Charaxes affinis Butler, [1866]
Celebes, Butung I.. See [About maps] Charaxes affinis Butler, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 636, pl. 37, f. 4, TL: Celebes
Charaxes parmenion C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 439, TL: Celebes, Macassar
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 306
Charaxes demonax C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 440, TL: Celebes
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 306
Charaxes wallacei Butler, 1872; Lepid. Exotica (12): 100, pl. 38, f. 2, TL: Menado, Celebes
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 306
Charaxes affinis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 306, pl. 11, f. 6; [BOR, 392]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 185

Larva on Manihot, Persea americana Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 185

Sulawesi, Togian Charaxes affinis affinis ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 185
C. a. butongensis Tsukada, 1991
Buton, Kabaena Charaxes affinis butongensis ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 185
C. a. spadix Tsukada, 1991
Banggai Charaxes affinis spadix ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 185

Charaxes amycus C. & R. Felder, 1861
Philippines. See [About maps] Charaxes amycus C. & R. Felder, 1861; Wien. ent. Monats. 5 (10) : 303, TL: Philippines
?Charaxes lunawara Butler, 1872; Lepid. Exotica (12): 99, pl. 37, f. 2, TL: NE.Bengal
Charaxes amycus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 320; [BOR, 392]
Philippines (Luzon) Charaxes amycus amycus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 324; [BOR, 392]
C. a. georgius Staudinger, 1892
Philippines (Mindoro) Charaxes georgius Staudinger, 1892; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 5 (1) : 262, TL: Mindoro
Charaxes amycys georgius ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 322
Charaxes amycus georgius ; [BOR, 392]
C. a. carolus Rothschild, 1900
Philippines (Mindanao, Camiguin de Mindanao) Charaxes amycus carolus Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 321, TL: Mindanao
Charaxes amycus carolus ; [BOR, 392]
C. a. myron Fruhstorfer, 1914²
Philippines (Polillo, ?Guimaras) amycus myron Fruhstorfer, 1914²; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 734
Charaxes amycus myron ; [BOR, 392]
C. a. negrosensis Schröder & Treadaway, 1982
Philippines (Negros) amycus negrosensis Schröder & Treadaway, 1982; Ent. Zeitschr. 92: 177, f. 6
C. a. bayani Schröder & Treadaway, 1982
Marinduque amycus bayani Schröder & Treadaway, 1982; Ent. Zeitschr. 92: 172
Charaxes amycus bayani ; [BOR, 392]
C. a. theobaldo Schröder & Treadaway, 1982
Philippines (Panay) amycus theobaldo Schröder & Treadaway, 1982; Ent. Zeitschr. 92: 173
Charaxes amycus theobaldo ; [BOR, 392]
C. a. marion Schröder & Treadaway²
Philippines (Sibuyan, Romblon Group) Charaxes amycus marion ; [BOR, 392]

Charaxes antonius Semper, 1878
Philippines (Mindanao). See [About maps] Charaxes antonius Semper, 1878; Verh. Ver. Nat. Unterh. Hamburg 3 : 113, TL: Mindanao
Charaxes antonius ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 343; [BOR, 394]

Charaxes aristogiton C. & R. Felder, [1867]
Sikkim - Assam, Burma. See [About maps] Scarce Tawny Rajah
Charaxes aristogiton C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 445
Charaxes desa Moore, 1878; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 (4) : 832, TL: Moolai, 3000-6000ft
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 313
Haridra adamsoni Moore, [1895]; Lepidoptera Indica 2 (23): 236, pl. 173, f. 2, 2a, TL: Upper Tenasserim
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 313
Charaxes aristogiton indefinita Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 172, pl. 22, f. 16, pl. 23, f. 17, TL: Hainan
Charaxes aristogiton aristogiton, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Charaxes aristogiton ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 313; [BOR, 396]; [MRS, 419]
Sikkim, Assam - Burma (Tenasserim) Charaxes aristogiton aristogiton ; [BOR, 396]
C. a. peridoneus Fruhstorfer, 1914
N.Indo China, ?N.Thailand aristogiton peridoneus Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 736
Charaxes aristogiton peridoneus, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Charaxes aristogiton periodoneus[sic?] ; [BOR, 396]

Charaxes bernardus (Fabricius, 1793)
-. See [About maps] Tawny Rajah
Papilio bernardus Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 71, no. 223, TL: China
= Charaxes polyxena ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 325
Papilio polyxena Cramer, [1775]; Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 85, pl. 54, f. A, B (homonym)
Charaxes bernardus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes polyxena ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 325; [BIR]; [BOW: pl. 194, f. 4-5]
Charaxes bernardus ; [BOR, 398]; [MRS, 419]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 186

Larva on Cinnamomum camphora, Cinnamomum inunctum, Phoebe chekiangensis, Acromychia pedunculata, Adenanthera pavonina, Albizia falcata [MRS]

Larva on Saccopetalum tomentosum, Aglais, Tamarindus indica [BIR, for Charaxes polyxena]

China, Hong Kong Charaxes polyxena polyxena f. sinensis Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 335
?Charaxes polyxena chinensis[sic?] ; [BIR, (India - China,Malaya)]
Charaxes bernardus bernardus ; [BOR, 398]
Charaxes polyxena polyxena ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 334
C. b. hierax C. & R. Felder, [1867]
Assam, S.Yunnan Charaxes hierax C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 442, TL: N.India, Assam
Charaxes hipponax C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 443, TL: N.India, Assam
= Charaxes polyxena hierax ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 331
Charaxes pleistoanax C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 443, TL: N.India, Assam
= Charaxes polyxena hierax ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 331
Charaxes corax C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 444, TL: N.India
= Charaxes polyxena hierax ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 331
Charaxes harpax C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 444
= Charaxes polyxena hierax ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 331
Charaxes khimalara Butler, 1872; Lepid. Exotica (12): 97, pl. 37, f. 1, TL: NW.Hiamalayas; Nepal
= Charaxes polyxena hierax ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 331
Charaxes khasianus Butler, 1872; Lepid. Exotica (12): 98, pl. 37, f. 6, TL: Khasia Hills; NE.Bengal
= Charaxes polyxena hierax ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 331
Charaxes jalinder Butler, 1872; Lepid. Exotica (12): 98, pl. 37, f. 4, TL: NE.Himalayas
= Charaxes polyxena hierax ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 331
Charaxes watti Butler, 1880; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1880 : 148, pl. 15, f. 2, TL: Bishnath, Upper Assam
= Charaxes polyxena hierax ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 331
naganum Tytler²
Charaxes bernardus hierax, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Charaxes polyxena hierax ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 331; [BIR, (Sikkim - Assam,N.Burma)]
Charaxes polyxena hierax f. corax ; [BIR]
Charaxes polyxena hierax f. hipponax ; [BIR]
Charaxes polyxena hierax f. pleistoanax ; [BIR]
Charaxes hierax ; Fruhstorfer, 1912
Charaxes bernardus hierax ; [BOR, 398]; [MRS, 419]
C. b. agna Moore, 1878
Thailand, Burma Charaxes agna Moore, 1878; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 (4) : 832, TL: Moolai, 3000-6000ft
= Charaxes polyxena hierax ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 331
Charaxes bernardus agna ; [Bernard Rond]
[agna-1mv.jpg] 884x888 (~96Kb) underside male Thailand, Chantaburi Province, Khao-Khitchakut National Park, a sandy bed of a rivulet among the tropical forest above the Krating falls. 6th January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [agna-2mv.jpg] 815x790 (~178Kb) underside male Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Si Racha environs, the Chan-ta-Then River valley at lower reaches, 14th January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin

C. b. hemana Butler, 1870
Nepal Charaxes hemana Butler, 1870; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1870 (1) : 122, pl. 4, f. 1, TL: Nepal
Charaxes polyxena hemana ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 334
Charaxes bernardus hemana ; [Bernard Rond]
Charaxes polyxena hemana ; [BIR, (Mussoorie,Kumaon)]
C. b. hindia Butler, 1872
Sikkim Charaxes hindia Butler, 1872; Lepid. Exotica (12): 99, TL: Darjeeling
= Charaxes polyxena hierax ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 331
Charaxes polyxena hierax f. hindia ; [BIR]
Charaxes bernardus hindia ; [Bernard Rond]
C. b. crepax Fruhstorfer, 1914
Peninsular Malaya, Langkawi I., Singapore Charaxes crepax Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 732
Charaxes parafervens Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 732
Charaxes bernardus crepax, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Charaxes bernardus crepax ; [BMP: 200, pl. 30, f. 11-13]; [BOR, 398]

Larva on Acronychia laurifolia, Adenanthera pavonina, Albizia falcata [BMP]

C. b. mahawedi Fruhstorfer²
N.Indo China Charaxes bernardus mahawedi, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Charaxes bernardus mahawedi ; [BOR, 398]
C. b. phlegontis Fruhstorfer²
Bangka I. Charaxes bernardus phlegontis ; [BOR, 398]
C. b. ajax Fawcett, 1897
W.Sumatra Charaxes ajax Fawcett, 1897; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 20: 112, TL: Battak Mts., Sumatra
= Charaxes polyxena repetitus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 329
Charaxes bernardus ajax ; [BOR, 398]
C. b. acolus Fruhstorfer²
E.Sumatra Charaxes bernardus acolus ; [Bernard Rond]
C. b. mitschkei Lathy, 1913
Nias Charaxes mitschkei Lathy, 1913; Entomologist 46 : 137, TL: Nias
Charaxes bernardus mitschkei ; [BOR, 398]
C. b. enganicus Fruhstorfer, 1904
Enggano Charaxes polyxena enganicus Fruhstorfer, 1904; Berl. ent. Zs. 49 (1/2) : 194, pl. 1, f. 4a-b, 5a-b, TL: Engano
Charaxes polyxena enganicus Fruhstorfer, 1904; Stettin ent. Ztg 65 (2) : 341, TL: Engano I.
Charaxes bernardus enganicus ; [BOR, 398]
C. b. basilisae Schröder & Treadaway, 1982
Philippines (Panay) bernardus basilisae Schröder & Treadaway, 1982; Ent. Zeitschr. 92: 170, f. 1
Charaxes bernardus basilisae ; [BOR, 398]
C. b. varenius Fruhstorfer²
Bawean Charaxes bernardus varenius ; [BOR, 398]
C. b. baya (Moore, 1857)
Java, Bali Nymphalis baya Moore, 1857; in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy 1 : 207, TL: Java
Chraxes scylax C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 442, TL: Java
= Charaxes polyxena baya ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 328; [NHM]
Charaxes polyxena baya ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 328
Charaxes bernardus baya ; [BOR, 398]
C. b. cybistia Fruhstorfer²
Natuna Is. Charaxes bernardus cybistia ; [BOR, 398]
C. b. repetitus Butler, 1896
Borneo Charaxes repetitus Butler, 1896; J. Linn. Soc. Zool. Lond. 25 : 392, TL: Sarawak
Charaxes polyxena repetitus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 329
Charaxes bernardus repetitus ; [BOR, 398]
Charaxes bernardus repetitius[sic] ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 186
C. b. bajula Staudinger, 1889
Palawan Charaxes baya var.? bajula Staudinger, 1889; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (1) : 86, TL: Palawan
Charaxes polyxena bajula ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 326
Charaxes bernardus bajula ; [BOR, 398]
Hainan Charaxes bernardus hainanus Gu, 1994; in Chou, Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium, 1-2: 759, 419, f. 34, TL: Bawangling 500m, Hainan
?C. b. baliensis Joicey & Talbot, 1922
Bali Charaxes polyxena baliensis Joicey & Talbot, 1922; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (2) : 335, TL: Bali, 2000-4000ft

Charaxes borneensis Butler, 1869
-. See [About maps] Charaxes borneensis Butler, 1869; Lepid. Exotica (2): 16, pl. 6, f. 2, TL: Sarawak, Borneo
Charaxes borneensis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 339; [BOR, 396]
Borneo Charaxes borneensis borneensis ; [BOR, 396]
C. b. daemoniacus Fruhstorfer, 1914
Sumatra borneensis daemoniacus Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 738
Charaxes borneensis daemoniacus ; [Bernard Rond]
C. b. praestantius Fruhstorfer, 1914
Peninsular Malaya Charaxes praestantius Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 738
Charaxes borneensis praestantius, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Charaxes borneensis praestantius ; [BMP: 200, pl. 30, f. 9]; [BOR, 396]
C. b. vandepolli Lathy, 1913
Nias Charaxes vandepolli Lathy, 1913; Entomologist 46 : 137, TL: Nias
Charaxes borneensis vandepolli ; [BOR, 396]

Charaxes bupalus Staudinger, 1889
Palawan Charaxes bupalus Staudinger, 1889; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (1) : 84, TL: Palawan
Charaxes borneensis bupalus ; [BOR, 396]
Charaxes bupalus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 341; [EBW, (name only)]; [Bernard Rond]

Charaxes distanti Honrath, [1885]
-. See [About maps] Charaxes distanti Honrath, [1885]; Berl. ent. Z. 29 (2) : 277, TL: Perak; Borneo
Charaxes distanti distanti, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Charaxes distanti ; [EBW]; [BOR, 394]; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 309
S.Burma, Thailand, Peninsular Malaya Charaxes distanti distanti ; [BMP: 200, pl. 30, f. 14]; [BOR, 394]
C. d. phlegmone Fruhstorfer, 1914
Sumatra distanti phlegmone Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 737
Charaxes distanti phlegmone ; [BOR, 394]
C. d. thespius Fruhstorfer, 1914
Borneo, ?Natuna Is. distanti thespius Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 737
Charaxes distanti thespius ; [BOR, 394]

Charaxes durnfordi Distant, 1884
Assam, Burma, Malaya, Java. See [About maps] Chestnut Rajah
Charaxes durnfordi Distant, 1884; Entomologist 17 : 191, TL: Sunjei Ujong, Malay Pen.
Charaxes durnfordi ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 287, pl. 6, f. 1-5; [BOW: pl. 141, f. 7]; [BOR, 391]
Peninsular Malaya Charaxes durnfordi durnfordi ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 289, pl. 6, f. 2; [BMP: 201, pl. 30, f. 8]; [BOR, 391]
C. d. nicholi (Grose-Smith, 1886)
Assam - Burma (Tenasserim) Nymphalis nicholii Grose-Smith, 1886; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 18 (104) : 150, TL: Burmah
Charaxes nicholii ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1887, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Charaxes) [3], pl. 2, f. 1-2
Charaxes durnfordi nicholi ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 288, pl. 6, f. 1; [BOR, 391]
C. d. connectens de Nicéville, 1897
Sumatra Charaxes (Haridra) connectens de Nicéville, 1897; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 66 Pt.II (3) : 554, pl. 3, f. 24, TL: NE.Sumatra
Charaxes durnfordi connectens ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 289, pl. 6, f. 3; [BOR, 391]
C. d. staudingeri Rothschild, 1894
W.Java Charaxes staudingeri Rothschild, 1894; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 6 (2) : 349, TL: Java
Charaxes durnfordi staudingeri ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 290, pl. 6, f. 4; [BOR, 391]
C. d. everetti Rothschild, 1894
Borneo Charaxes everetti Rothschild, 1894; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 6 (2) : 348, TL: Barram R., N. Borneo
Charaxes durnfordi everetti ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 291, pl. 6, f. 5; [BOR, 391]
Charaxes durnfordi merguia, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]

Charaxes elwesi Joicey & Talbot, 1922
Sumbawa. See [About maps] Charaxes elwesi Joicey & Talbot, 1922; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (2) : 336, TL: Sumbawa
Charaxes elwesi ; [BOR, 392]
C. e. pugnax Tsukada & Nishiyama, 1979
Sumba Charaxes pugnax Tsukada & Nishiyama, 1979
Charaxes elwesi pugnax ; [BOR, 392]

Charaxes eurialus (Cramer, [1775])
Ambon, Serang, Saparua Papilio eurialus Cramer, [1775]; Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 116, pl. 74, f. A, B, TL: Amboina
Papilio nisus Cramer, [1777]; Uitl. Kapellen 2 (9-16): 150, pl. 150, f. A, B, TL: Amboina
Charaxes euryalus[sic] ab. abruptus Fruhstorfer, 1898; Soc. Ent. 12 (23): 178, TL: Amboina
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 353
Charaxes eurialus ab. eurialus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 353
Charaxes eurialus ab. nisus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 354
Charaxes euryalus[sic] ; Butler, [1866], Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 631
Charaxes eurialus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 352; [BOW: pl. 141, f. 8]; [BAUR, 248]

Charaxes fervens Butler, 1896
Nias Charaxes fervens Butler, 1896; J. Linn. Soc. Zool. Lond. 25 : 396, TL: Nias
Charaxes polyxena fervens ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 327
Charaxes fervens ; [BOR, 396]

Charaxes harmodius C. & R. Felder, [1867]
Sumatra, Java. See [About maps] Charaxes harmodius C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 445
Charaxes harmodius, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Charaxes harmodius ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 316; [BOW: pl. 141, f. 9]; [EBW, (name only)]; [BOR, 394]
Java Charaxes harmodius harmodius ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 319; [BOR, 394]
C. h. martinus Rothschild, 1900
Sumatra, Peninsular Malaya Charaxes harmodius martinus Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 318, TL: Sumatra
Charaxes harmodius martinus ; [BMP: 200, pl. 30, f. 15]; [BOR, 394]
C. h. infernus Rothschild, 1903
Borneo Charaxes harmodius infernus Rothschild, 1903; Novit. Zool. 10 (2) : 310, TL: Borneo, Mahakam R.
Charaxes harmodius infernus Rothschild²; [BOR, 394]
C. h. harpagon Staudinger, 1889
Palawan Charaxes marmax var. harpagon Staudinger, 1889; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (1) : 85, TL: Palawan
Charaxes harmodius harpagon ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 318; [BOR, 394]
C. h. maruyamai Hanafusa, 1987
Charaxes harmodius maruyamai Hanafusa, 1987; Iwase No. 4: 22, pl. 7, f. 3-4
C. h. shiloi Hanafusa, 1994
Charaxes harmodius shiloi, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]

Charaxes kahruba (Moore, [1895])
NW.India, Nepal, Assam - Vietnam - Tenasserim. See [About maps] Variegated Rajah
Haridra kahruba Moore, [1895]; Lepidoptera Indica 2 (23): 235, pl. 171, f. 1, 1a-c, TL: Sikkim
Charaxes kahruba, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Charaxes kahruba ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 310; [BOR, 392]; [MRS, 421]
C. k. yunnanensis Li & Xie, 1994
Yunnan Charaxes kahruba yunnanensis Li & Xie, 1994; in Chou, Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium 1-2: 760, 421, f. 35, TL: Mengla, 610m, Yunnan

Charaxes latona Butler, [1866]
Australia. See [About maps] Orange Emperor
Charaxes latona Butler, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 631, pl. 37, f. 1, TL: Timor [error?]
Charaxes latona, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Charaxes latona ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 296, pl. 11, f. 5; [EBW]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 185

Larva on Pterocarpus [BAUR], Cryptocarya triplinervis K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140), Dalbergia, Pterocarpus, Aglaia, Dysoxylum, Cryptocarya, Litsea Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 185

Bacan Charaxes latona latona ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 298, pl. 11, f. 5; [BAUR, 246 (text)]; [Bernard Rond]
C. l. brennus C. & R. Felder, [1867]
Halmahera Charaxes brennus C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 439, pl. 59, f. 1-2
= Charaxes latona latona ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 298
Charaxes cimon C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 439, pl. 58, f. 6-7, TL: Batjan
= Charaxes latona latona ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 298
Charaxes latona brennus ; [BAUR, 246 (text)]; [Bernard Rond]
C. l. papuensis Butler, 1869
Irian Jaya Charaxes papuensis Butler, 1869; Lepid. Exotica (2): 15, pl. 6, f. 1, 4, TL: Dory; Aru
Charaxex latona papuensis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 300
Charaxes latona papuensis ; [BAUR, 246 (text)]; [Bernard Rond]
C. l. aruanus Butler, 1872
Aru Charaxes aruanus Butler, 1872; Lepid. Exotica (12): 100, TL: Aru
Charaxes latona aruanus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 305; Joicey & Talbot, 1922, Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (2) : 335; [BAUR, 246 (text)]; [Bernard Rond]
Misidentified/misapplied:
Charaxes papuanus; Butler, 1869, Lepid. Exotica (2): 15, pl. 6, f. 1 ♀
C. l. layardi Butler, 1896
Bismarck Archipelago Charaxes layardi Butler, 1896; J. Linn. Soc. Zool. Lond. 25 : 395, TL: New Britain; New Ireland
Charaxes latona layardi ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 302; [BAUR, 246]; [Bernard Rond]
C. l. gigantea Hagen, 1897
E.Papua Charaxes affinis var./f.[?] gigantea Hagen, 1897; Jarhb. Nass. Ver. Nat. 50 : 95, TL: Simbang
Charaxes latona gigantea ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 303; [BAUR, 246 (text)]; [Bernard Rond]
C. l. diana Rothschild, 1898
New Hannover Charaxes latona diana Rothschild, 1898; Novit. Zool. 5 (1) : 96, TL: New Hanover, Bismarck Archipelago
Charaxes latona diana ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 7, f. 3; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 303; [BAUR, 246 (text)]; [Bernard Rond]
C. l. leto Rothschild, 1898
Entrecasteaux Charaxes latona leto Rothschild, 1898; Novit. Zool. 5 (1) : 97, TL: Goodenough I.
Charaxes latona leto ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 304; [BAUR, 247 (text)]; [Bernard Rond]
C. l. artemis Rothschild, 1900
Sula Charaxes latona artemis Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 297, TL: Sula Archipel.
Charaxes latona artemis ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 185; [Bernard Rond]
C. l. ombiranus Rothschild, 1900
Obi Charaxes latona ombiranus Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 299, TL: Laiwui, Obi
Charaxes latona ombiranus ; [BAUR, 246 (text)]; [Bernard Rond]
C. l. stephanus Rothschild, 1900
NE.Papua Charaxes latona stephanus Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 301, TL: German New Guinea
Charaxes latona stephanus ; [Bernard Rond]; [BAUR, 246 (text)]
C. l. meridionalis Rothschild, 1900
SE.Papua Charaxes latona meridionalis Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 304, TL: Milne Bay, Brit. New Guinea
Charaxes latona meridionalis ; [BAUR, 247 (text)]; [Bernard Rond]
C. l. marcia Joicey & Noakes, 1915
Biak Charaxes latona marcia Joicey & Noakes, 1915; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1915 (2) : 194, pl. 28, f. 3, TL: Biak
Charaxaes latona marcia ; [BAUR, 246 (text)]

Charaxes marmax Westwood, 1847
-. See [About maps] Yellow Rajah
Charaxes marmax Westwood, 1847; Cabinet Orient. Ent.: 43, pl. 21, TL: "Sylhet"
Charaxes marmax bowringi Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 172, pl. 22, f. 14-15, TL: Hainan
Charaxes marmax, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes marmax marmax, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Haridra marmax ; Moore, [1895], Lepidoptera Indica 2 (23): 233, (22): pl. 170, f. 1, 1a-c
Charaxes marmax ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 312; [BOW: pl. 141, f. 10]; [MRS, 419]
Sikkim, Assam, Burma Charaxes marmax marmax ; [Bernard Rond]
C. m. philopator Fruhstorfer, 1914
Indo-China marmax philopator Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 736
Charaxes marmax philopator, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Charaxes marmax philopator ; [Bernard Rond]
C. m. philosarcus Fruhstorfer, 1914
Peninsular Malaya Charaxes philosarcus Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 736
Charaxes marmax philosarcus ; [Bernard Rond]

Charaxes mars Staudinger, 1885
Celebes. See [About maps] Iron Rajah
Charaxes mars Staudinger, 1885; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (14): 172, TL: Minahassa, N. Celebes
Charaxes mars ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 344; [BOR, 398]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 186
N.Sulawesi Charaxes mars mars ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 346; [BOR, 398]
C. m. dohertyi Rothschild, 1892
S.Sulawesi Charaxes mars var. dohertyi Rothschild, 1892; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 5 (2) : 437, pl. 6, f. 2, TL: S.Celebes, Maros country
Charaxes mars dohertyi ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 345; [BOR, 398]
C. m. madensis (Rothschild, 1899)
Buru Charaxes madensis Rothschild, 1899; Entomologist 32 : 172, TL: Mt. Mada, Buru, 3000ft
Charaxes madensis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 346; Joicey & Talbot, 1924, Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (3) : 512, pl. 9, f. 4-5; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 186 (note)
Charaxes mars madensis ; [BAUR, 247]; [Bernard Rond]

Charaxes nitebis (Hewitson, 1859)
Indonesia (Sulawesi, Sula Island). See [About maps] Green Rajah
Nymphalis nitebis Hewitson, 1859; Ill. exot. Butts [3] (Nymphalis II): [87], pl. [46], f. 7-8, TL: Celebes
Charaxes nitebis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 292, pl. 6, f. 6; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 141, f. 11]; [BOR, 391]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 185
N.Sulawesi Charaxes nitebis nitebis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 294, pl. 6, f. 6; [BOR, 391]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 185
C. n. sulaensis Rothschild, 1900
Sula Is., Banggai Charaxes nitebis sulaensis Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 294, TL: Sula Is.
Charaxes nitebis sulaensis ; [BOR, 391]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 185
C. n. luscius Fruhstorfer, 1914
S.Sulawesi nitebis luscius Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 740, TL: Celebes
Charaxes nitebis luscius ; [BOR, 391]

Charaxes ocellatus Fruhstorfer, 1896
-. See [About maps] Charaxes ocellatus Fruhstorfer, 1896; Soc. Ent. 11 (13): 108, TL: Lombok, 2000ft
Charaxes ocellatus ; Fruhstorfer, 1897, Berl. Ent. Zs. 41 (4) : 388, pl. 9, f. 4; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 346; [BOR, 400]
Lombok Charaxes ocellatus ocellatus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 350; [BOR, 400]
C. o. sumbanus Rothschild, 1896
Sumba Charaxes sumbanus Rothschild, 1896; Entomologist 29: 308, TL: Sumba
Charaxes ocellatus sumbanus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 348; [BOR, 400]
C. o. sambavanus Rothschild, 1896
Sumbawa Charaxes sumbanus sambavanus Rothschild, 1896; Entomologist 29: 309, TL: Bima, Sumbawa
Charaxes ocellatus sambavanus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 349
Charaxes ocellatus sumbawanus[sic?] ; [BOR, 400]
C. o. florensis Rothschild, 1900
Flores Charaxes ocellatus florensis Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 348, TL: South Flores
Charaxes ocellatus florensis ; [BOR, 400]
C. o. straatmani Nishiyama & Ohtani²
Alor Charaxes ocellatus straatmani ; [BOR, 400]

Charaxes orilus Butler, 1869
Timor. See [About maps] Charaxes orilus Butler, 1869; Lepid. Exotica (2): 13, pl. 5, f. 5, TL: Timor
Charaxes orilus wetterensis Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 352, TL: Wetter
Charaxes orilus kissericus Fruhstorfer, 1903; Berl. ent. Zs. 48 (1/2) : 95, TL: Kisser I.
Charaxes orilus orilus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 352
Charaxes orilus ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 350; [BAUR, 247]; [EBW, (name only)]

Charaxes plateni Staudinger, 1889
Palawan Charaxes plateni Staudinger, 1889; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (1) : 82, TL: Palawan
Charaxes plateni ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 342; [BOR, 394]

Charaxes psaphon Westwood, 1847
-. See [About maps] Charaxes psaphon Westwood, 1847; Cabinet Orient. Ent.: 43, pl. 21, f. 1-2, TL: Ceylon
Haridra psaphon ; Moore, [1880], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 30, pl. 15, f. 2
Charaxes psaphon ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 336; [BOR, 394]
Ceylon Haridra serendiba Moore, [1880]; Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 30, pl. 15, f. 3, TL: Ceylon
= ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 339
Charaxes psaphon psaphon ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 339
C. p. imna Butler, 1870
S.India - Orissa Indian Tawny Rajah
Charaxes imna Butler, 1870; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1870 (1) : 122, pl. 4, f. 2, TL: S.India
Charaxes polyxena imna ; [BIR]
Charaxes psaphon imna ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 337; [BOR, 394]

Charaxes solon (Fabricius, 1793)
Ceylon, India, Burma, Celebes, Philippines. See [About maps] Wise Rajah Black Rajah
Papilio solon Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 69, n. 216, TL: Tranquebar, S.India
Charaxes solon, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Charaxes solon ; [BOR, 400]
[solon-1u.jpg] 600x400 (~62Kb) upperside India: Assam, Guwahati, December 2004, Photo © Kedar Tokekar [solon-1v.jpg] 600x400 (~40Kb) underside India: Assam, Guwahati, December 2004, Photo © Kedar Tokekar

Larva on Acacia, Dalbergia, Moullava, Pithecellobium, Tamarindus, Wagatea, Xylia Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 186


S.India Papilio fabius Fabricius, 1781; Spec. Ins. 2 : 12 (preocc.)
Charaxes fabius ; Moore, [1880], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 29, pl. 15, f. 1; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 463; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 141, f. 6]
Charaxes fabius fabius ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 468
Charaxes solon solon ; [BOR, 400]
C. s. lampedo (Hübner, [1823])
Philippines Eriboea lampedo Hübner, [1823]; Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl. 52, f. 3-4
Charaxes zephyrus Butler, 1869; Cistula ent. 1 (1) : 5, TL: ?
Charaxes lampedo ; Butler, [1866], Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 628
Charaxes fabius lampedo ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 465
Charaxes solon lampedo ; [BOR, 401]
C. s. echo Butler, 1867
Peninsular Malaya, Singapore, ?Borneo Charaxes echo Butler, 1867; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3) 20 (120) : 400, pl. 8, f. 5, 6, TL: Singapore
Charaxes fabius echo ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 7, f. 2; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 467
Charaxes solon echo ; [BOR, 401]; [BMP: 201, pl. 30, f. 10]
C. s. hannibal Butler, 1869
N.Sulawesi Charaxes hannibal Butler, 1869; Lepid. Exotica (2): 14, pl. 6, f. 5, TL: Tondano; Macassar
Charaxes fabius hannibal ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1898, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 7, f. 1; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 466
Charaxes solon hannibal ; [BOR, 401]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 186
C. s. sumatranus Rothschild, 1898
Sumatra Charaxes fabius sumatranus Rothschild, 1898; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 5 (4): pl. 7 (expl.), TL: Sumatra
= Charaxes fabius echo ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1900, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 467
Charaxes solon sumatranus ; [BOR, 401]
C. s. mangolianus Rothschild, 1900
Sula Is. Charaxes fabius mangolianus Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 466, TL: Mangoli, Sula Islands
Charaxes solon mangolianus ; [BOR, 401]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 186
C. s. sulphureus Rothschild, 1900
Assam - Burma Charaxes fabius sulphureus Rothschild, 1900; in Rothschild & Jordan, Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 468, TL: Tenasserim; Shan States
Charaxes solon sulphureus, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Charaxes fabius sulphureus ; Strand, 1916, Lepidoptera Niepeltiana (2) : 8, pl. 15, f. 16
Charaxes solon sulphureus ; [BOR, 401]
C. s. raidhaka Rhé-Philipe, 1908
Sikkim/Bhutan (border) solon raidhaka Rhé-Philipe, 1908; Rec. Ind. Mus. 2 (3): 285
Charaxes solon raidhaka ; [BOR, 400]
C. s. cunctator Fruhstorfer, 1914
Indo China solon cunctator Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 730
Charaxes solon cunctator ; [BOR, 401]
C. s. cerynthus Fruhstorfer, 1914
Ceylon solon cerynthus Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 731
Charaxes solon cerynthus ; [BOR, 400]
C. s. orchomenus Fruhstorfer, 1914
Palawan solon orchomenus Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 731, TL: Palawan
Charaxes solon orchomenus ; [BOR, 401]
C. s. catulus Fruhstorfer, 1914
Sanghie, Talaud solon catulus Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 731
Charaxes solon catalus[sic?] ; [BOR, 401]
Charaxes solon catulus ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 186
C. s. jordani Fruhstorfer, 1914
S.Sulawesi solon jordani Fruhstorfer, 1914; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 731
Charaxes solon jordani ; [BOR, 401]
C. s. brevis Tsukada, 1991
Buton Charaxes solon brevis ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 186
C. s. iliona Tsukada, 1991
Banggai Charaxes solon iliona ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 186

The ? species-group

Charaxes musashi Tsukada, 1991
Sulawesi. See [About maps] Sulawesi Tawny Rajah
Charaxes musashi ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 186

Charaxes setan Detani, 1983
Banggai Black Rajah
Charaxes setan ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 186


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Paphia saralekta Horsfield, [1829]; Descr. Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy (2): pl. 6, f. 4

Charaxes polyxena paris Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 171, pl. 22, f. 12-13, TL: Hainan


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African Journal Archive
[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]
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[BAUR]
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[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Aurivillius, 1879
Lepidoptera Damarensia förteckning på fjärilar insamlade i Damaralandet af G. de Bylder åren 1873 och 1874 jente beskrifning öfer förut okändarten Ofvers K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 36 (7) : 39-69
Aurivillius, 1889
En ny art af slägtet Charaxes Ochs. Ent. Tidskr. 10: : 191
Aurivillius, 1891
Verzeichniss einer vom Herrn Fritz Theorin aus Gabun und dem Gebiete des Camerunflusses heimgebrachten Schmetterlings-sammlung Ent. Tidskr. 12 : 193-228, pl. 1-3
Aurivillius, 1899
Rhopalocera Aethiopica. Die tagfalter des Aethiopischen Faunegebietes K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 1-561, pl. 1-6
Bethune-Baker, 1908
Descriptions of new Rhopalocera from the Upper Congo Ann. Mag. nat. hist. (8) 2 (12) : 469-482
Boisduval, 1847
Catalogue des Lépidoptères recuellis par M. Delegorgue, 1833-1844 in Delegorgue, Voyage Afr. australe, 2: 585-614
Bouche & Minig, 1977
Description de Charaxes nouveaux de la Côte d'Ivoire. (Lépid.-Nymphalidae) Lambillionea 77 (3-4) : 27-29
Butler, [1866]
Monograph of the Species of Charaxes, a Genus of diurnal Lepidoptera Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 622-639, pl. 36-37
Butler, 1867
Description of new or little-known Species of Asiatic Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3) 20 (120) : 399-404, pl. 8-9
Butler, 1869
Descriptions of New Rhopalocera from the Collection of Herbert Druce Esq. Cistula ent. 1 (1) : 1-16
Butler, 1869; Butler, 1872
Lepidoptera Exotica, or descriptions and illustrations of exotic Lepidoptera Lepid. Exotica (1): 1-8, pl. 1-3 (1869), (2): 9-16, pl. 4-6 (1869), (3): 17-24, pl. 7-9 (1869), (4): 25-32, pl. 10-12 (1870), (5): 33-42, pl. 13-15 (1870), (6): 43-50, pl. 16-19 (1870), (7): 51-58, pl. 20-22 (1870), (8): 59-66, pl. 23-25 (1871), (9): 67-74, pl. 26-28 (1871), (10): 75-84, pl. 29-32 (1871), (11): 85-94, pl. 33-35 (1872), (12): 95-104, pl. 36-38 (1872), (13): 105-114, pl. 39-41 (1872), (14): [115],[116],117-120, pl. 42-44 (1872), (15): 121-128, pl. 45-48 (1873), (17): 137-144, pl. 49-51 (1873), (18): 145-152, pl. 52-54 (1873), (19): 153-162, pl. 55-57 (1873), (20): 163-174, pl. 58-60 (1874), (21): 175-190, pl. 61-64 (1874)
Butler, 1869
Description of a fine new Charaxes from Africa Ent. mon. Mag. 6 : 28-29
Butler, 1869
Descriptions of new or little known forms of Diurnal Lepidoptera Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1869 (4) : 273-276
Butler, 1870
Notes on the species of Charaxes described in the 'Reise der Novara;' with descriptions of two new species Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1870 (1) : 119-122
Butler, 1874
Descriptions of three new species and a new genus of Diurnal Lepidoptera, from the collection of Andrew Swanzy, Esq. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1874 (4) : 531-533, pl. 11
Butler, 1878
On a Collection of Lepidoptera recently received from Madagascar Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 2 (10) : 283-297
Butler, 1880
On a collection of Lepidoptera from Madagascar, with descriptions of new Genera and Species Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 5 (28): 333-344, (29): 384-395
Butler, 1880
On new and little-known Butterflies from India Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1880 : 147-152, pl. 15
Butler, 1881
On the Lepidoptera collected in Socotra by I. Bayley Balfour Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 175-180, pl. 18
Butler, 1881
On a new species of Charaxes from West Africa Ent. mon. Mag. 18 : 107-108
Butler, 1881
On two new species of butterflies from East Africa Ent. mon. Mag. 18 : 145-146
Butler, 1893
Description of a new Species of the Butterfly Genus Charaxes Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 12 (70) : 266
Butler, 1894
On two collection of Lepidoptera sent by H. H. Johnston, Esq., C.B., from British Central Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 643-684, pl. 60 (1894)
Butler, 1895
On collections of Lepidoptera from British Central Africa and Lake Tanganyika Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 250-270, pl. 15-16
Butler, 1895
On Charaxes azota of Hewitson, a rare Butterfly of which the Type Specimen is not in Hewitson's Collection Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 15 (87) : 248-249
Butler, 1896
An account of the butterflies of the genus Charaxes in the collection of the British Museum J. Linn. Soc. Zool. Lond. 25 : 348-404
Capronnier, 1889
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Carcasson, 1964
New butterflies from the Kigoma area of western Tanganyika J. E. Africa nat. Hist. Soc. 24 (4): 62-67
Carpenter, 1934
New and rare African Butterflies Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 9: 12-14, 64
Carpenter, 1937
Charaxes eudoxus Drury (Lep.). A revision, with description of a new subspecies Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 86 : 85-100, 5pls
Carpenter, 1937
Description of Charaxes jahlusa ganalensis subsp. n. from Abyssinia (Lep. Rhopalocera) Proc. R. ent Soc. (B) 6 (3) : 64
Carpenter & Jackson, 1950
New butterflies from East Africa and the Ituri forest Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 19 : 97-108
Le Cerf, 1923
Description de Formes nouvelles de Lépidoptères Rhopalocères Bull. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 29 : 360-367,428-429
Le Cerf, 1927
Description d'un Charaxes nouveau d'Abyssinie Encycl. ent. (B.3 Lep.) 2: 144
Le Cerf, 1932
Charaxes nouveaux du Congo Belge (Lepid. Rhop.) Bull. Mus. Paris (2) 4 : 405-406
Collins, 1982
A new subspecies of Charaxes fournierae Le Moult 1930 Misc. Ent. 49: 99-100
Cramer, [1775]; Cramer, [1776]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 1-132, pl. 1-84 (1775), (8): 133-155, pl. 85-96 (1776)
Cramer, [1777]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) Uitl. Kapellen 2 (9-16): 1-152, pl. 97-192 (1777)
Cramer, [1779]; Cramer, [1780]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) Uitl. Kapellen 3 (17-21): 1-104, pl. 193-252 (1779), (22): 105-128, pl. 253-264 ([1780]), (23-24): 129-176, pl. 265-288 (1780)
Crowley, 1890
On some new species of African diurnal Lepidoptera Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1890 : 551-556, pl. 17-18
Darge, 1977
ne sous-espèce nouvelle de Charaxes taverniersi Berger originaire de République Unie du Cameroun Bull. I.F.A.N. (A) 38 (3) : 673-676
Darge, 1977
Un nouveau Charaxes orophile de République Unie de Cameroun: Charaxes druceanus nebularum, n. subsp. Bull. Soc. ent. Mulhouse 1977 : 9-12
Darge, 1978
Un nouveau Charaxes de République Unie du Cameroun. (Lep. Nymphalidae) Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 83 (3-4) : 65-67
de Nicéville, 1897
On new or little-known Butterflies from the Indo- and Austro-Malayan Regions J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 66 Pt.II (3) : 543-577, pl. 1-4
Dewitz, 1879
Afrikanische Tagschmetterlinge Nova Acta Leop. Carol. (2) 41 (2) : 173-210, [1-38], pl. 25-26, [1-2]
Dewitz, 1884
Charaxes Hamatus n. sp Ent. Nachr. 10 (19) : 285-286
Distant, [1880]
On some African Species of Lepidoptera belonging to the Sufamily Nymphalinae Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1879 (4) : 703-709, pl. 54
Distant, 1884
Description of new species of Charaxes from the Malay Peninsula Entomologist 17 : 191-192
Doubleday, 1844
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous insects in The Collection of the British Museum List. lepid. Ins. Brit. Mus. 1 : 1-150
Doubleday, 1847
On some undescribed species of Lepidoptera in the Society's Colletion Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (1) 20 : 63-66
Doubleday, 1848
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous insects in The Collection of the British Museum List Spec. lep. Ins. Brit. Mus. (Appendix) : 1-37
Doubleday, 1849; Westwood, [1850]
The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera, comprising their generic characters, a notice of their habitats and transformations, and a catalogue of the species of each genus; illustrated with 86 plates by W. C. Hewitson Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 1-18, pl. A, 1-4 (1-2) (1846), (1): 19-132, pl. 4*, 5-25, 28 (3-14) (1847), (1): 133-200, pl. 1*, 26, 27, 29, 31-44 (15-23) (1848), (1): 201-242, pl. 30, 45-52, 56-58, 60-62, 64 (24-31) (1849), (1): 243-250 [?], (2): 243-326, pl. 53-55, 63, 65, 66 (32-38) (1850), (2): 327-466, pl. 59, 67-77 (39-50) (1851), (2): 467-534, 143, 144, pl. 78-80 (Index) (51-54) (1852)
Doumet, 1861
Description de Lepidopteres nouveaux Rev. Zool. (2) 13 : 171-178
Druce, 1873
Description of a new species of Charaxes from Africa Ent. mon. Mag. 10 : 13-14
Druce, 1908
Description of a new Species of Charaxes from the Cameroons Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 2 (11) : 449
Drury, 1782
Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : 1-76, pl. 1-50
K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991
Review of Australian Butterflies: distribution, life history and taxonomy. Pushlished by authors, Melbourne Review Austr. Butts. (1-4):
Fabricius, 1781
Species Insectorum Exhibentes Eorum Differentia Specifica, Synonyma Auctorum, Loca Natalia, Metamorphosin Adiectis, Observationibus, Descriptionibus. Tom II Spec. Ins. 2 : 1-494 (1781), : 495-514 (appendix), 515-517 (index) ([1782])
Fabricius, 1807
Systema Glossatorum. Die neueste Gattungs-Eintheilung der Schmetterlinge aus den Linnéischen Gattungen Papilio und Sphinx Magazin f. Insektenk. (Illiger) 6: 277-295
Fawcett, 1897
On new Species of Rhopalocera from Toungoo, Burma and the Battak Mountains in Sumatra Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 20: 111-113
Feisthamel, 1850
Description de quelques Lépidoptères Rhopalocéres nouveaux ou peu connus, provenant de la Cazamance (Afrique) Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (2) 8 : 247-262
C. & R. Felder, 1859
Lepidopterologische Fragmente. I-IV Wien. ent. Monats. 3 (6): 178-186, pl. 3-4, (9): 263-273, pl. 5, (11): 321-328, pl. 6, (12): 390-405, pl. 7-9
C. & R. Felder, 1861
Lepidoptera nova a Dr. Carolo Semper in Insulis Philippinis collecta diagnosibus. (1) Wien. ent. Monats. 5 (10) : 297-306
C. & R. Felder, [1867]
Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Behilfen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Band 2. Abtheilung 2. Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (1): 1-136, pl. 1-21 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, [1865]), (2): 137-378, pl. 22-47 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, 1865), (3): 379-536, pl. 48-74 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, 1867), (4): 537-548, pl. 75-120, (Inhalts-Verz.) 1-9 (pl. 1-74), (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874) , (5): pl. 121-140, (erklärung) 1-10 (pl. 75-107), (Inhalts-Verz.) 1-20 (pl. 108-140), (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
Fox, 1963
New African butterflies Ann. Carnegie Mus. 36 : 213-224
Fruhstorfer, 1896
Neue Lepidopteren aus Lombok. I-IV Soc. Ent. 11 (13): 107-108 (1 October, 1896), (14): 115-116 (15 October, 1896), (15): 123-124 (1 November, 1896), (17): 140 (1 December, 1896), (21): 172 (1 February, 1897)
Fruhstorfer, 1897
Neue und wenig bekannte Lepidopteren aus dem malayischen Archipel Berl. Ent. Zs. 41 (4) : 377-399, pl. 9 (end May)
Fruhstorfer, 1898
Neue Rhopaloceren aus dem malayischen Archipel Soc. Ent. 12 (7): 49-50 (1 July, 1897), (22): 169-170 (15 February, 1898), (23): 178-179 (1 March, 1898)
Fruhstorfer, 1903
Neue Nymphaliden Berl. ent. Zs. 48 (1/2) : 93-96 (early May)
Fruhstorfer, 1904
Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Rhopaloceren-Fauna der Insel Engano Berl. ent. Zs. 49 (1/2) : 170-206, pl. 1-2 (mid August)
Fruhstorfer, 1904
Neue Lepidopteren von Engano Stettin ent. Ztg 65 (2) : 341-344 (October)
Fruhstorfer, 1914
6. Familie: Nymphalidae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 453-456 (31 January, 1912), : 457-488 (18 March, 1912), : 489-496 (25 May, 1912), : 489-496 (10 May, 1912), : 497-504 (15 April, 1912), : 505-512 (10 May, 1912), : 513-528 (11 April, 1912), : 529-552 (20 April, 1912), : 553-592 (15 May, 1912), : 593-616 (25 September, 1912), : 617-632 (15 October, 1912), : 633-640 (25 October, 1912), : 641-656 (10 January, 1913), : 657-664 (12 January, 1913), : 665-680 (13 January, 1913), : 681-688 (25 January, 1913), : 689-696 (16 June, 1913), : 697-704 (5 August, 1913), : 705-712 (20 January, 1914), : 713-720 (20 November, 1913), : 721-744 (9 March, 1914), : 745-751 (30 July, 1915), : 753-760 (28 March, 1914), : 761-766 (14 April, 1914)
Ghesquière, 1933
Variations et aberrations de Lépideoptères sur deux races nouvelles de Charaxes smaragdalis Lambillionea 33: 3-6, pl. 1
Godart, [1824]
in Latreille & Godart, Encyclopédie Méthodique. Histoire naturelle Entomologie, ou histoire naturelle des crustacés, des arachnides et des insectes Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (1): 3-328 (1819), (2): 329-828 ([1824])
Grose-Smith, 1883
Descriptions of three new species of Charaxes Ent. mon. Mag. 20 : 57-58
Grose-Smith, 1885
Description of two new species of Butterflies Ent. mon. Mag. 21 : 247-248
Grose-Smith, 1886
Descriptions of four new Species of Butterflies from Burmah Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 18 (104) : 149-151
Grose-Smith, 1889
Descriptions of twenty-four new Species of Butterflies captured by Mr. Last in the neighbourhood of Mombasa, East Coast of Africa, in the Collection of Mr. H. Grose Smith Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 3 (14) : 121-137
Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1887; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890
Rhopalocera Exotica, being Illustrations of New, Rare, and Unfigured Species of Butterflies Rhop. Exot. [1] 1: (Ornithoptera) 1-2, pl. 1 (1887), [1] 2: (Ornithoptera) 3-4, pl. 2 (1892), [1] 3: (Ornithoptera) [5-6] 1-2, pl. 3 (1900), [1] 3: (Ornithoptera) 7-8, pl. 4 (1901), [1] 1: (Papilio) 1-2, pl. 1 (1887), [1] 1: (Papilio) 3-5,7-14, pl. 2-6 (1888), [1] 1: (Papilio) 15-20, pl. 7-9 (1890), [1] 1: (Papilio) 21-25, pl. 10-11 (1891), [1] 2: (Papilio) 27-31, pl. 12-13 (1893), [1] 2: (Papilio) 33-35, pl. 14 (1894), [1] 2: (Papilio) 37-38, pl. 15 (1895), [1] 2: (Papilio) 39-40, pl. 16 (1897), [1] 3: (Papilio) 41-46, pl. 17-19 (1899), [1] 3: (Papilio) 47-48, pl. 20 (1900), [1] 3: (Papilio) 49-50, pl. 21 (1901), [1] 3: (Papilio) 51-55, pl. 22-23 (1902), [1] 1: (Delias) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [1] 2: (Delias) 5-7, 9-11, pl. 2-3 (1893), [1] 2: (Delias) 12-18, pl. 4-5 (1895), [1] 2: (Delias) 20-22, pl. 6 (1896), [1] 3: (Delias) 24-26, pl. 7 (1897), [1] 3: (Delias) 28-35, pl. 8-9 (1901), [1] 3: (Delias) 36-38, pl. 10 (1902), [1] 1: (Pieridae) 1-3, pl. 1 (1888), [1] 2: (Pinacopteryx) 1-4, pl. 1 (1893), [1] 1: (Callosune) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [1] 3: (Huphina) 1-7, pl. 1-2 (1898), [1] 3: (Huphina) [8],9-10, pl. 3 (1899), [1] 1: (Elodina) 1-4, pl. 1 (1890), [1] 1: (Belenois) 1-4, pl. 1 (1892), [1] 2: (Belenois) 5-8, pl. 2 (1892), [1] 3: (Mylothris) 1-3, 5-7, pl. 1-2 (1900), [1] 1: (Ixias) 1-3, pl. 1 (1888), [1] 2: (Appias) 1-3, pl. 1 (1894), [1] 1: (Pierinae) 5-7, pl. 2 (1889), [1] 2: (Dismorphia) 1-4, pl. 1 (1896), [1] 2: (Dismorphia) 5-9, 11-15, pl. 2-3 (1897), [2] 1: (Asthipa) 1-3, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 2: (Asthipa) 5-6, pl. 2 (1896), [2] 2: (Ravadeba) 7, pl. 1 (1896), [2] 2: (Mycalesis) 1-4, pl. 1 (1895), [2] 2: (Mycalesis) 5-12, pl. 2-3 (1896), [2] 3: (Mycalesis) 13-18, pl. 4-5 (1902), [2] 3: (Libythea) 1-2, pl. 1 (1902), : (Ragadia-Argyronympha-Hypocysta) : 1-6, pl. [1] (1895), [2] 2: (Pedaliodes) 1-5, pl. 1 (1893), [2] 2: (Pedaliodes) 7-9, pl. 2 (1894), [2] 2: (Pedaliodes) 10-14, pl. 3 (1895), [2] 3: (Pedaliodes) 15-20, pl. 4-5, (Oxeoschistus) 1 (1900), [2] 3: (Pronophila) 1-2, pl. 1, (Oxeoschistus) 2-3, pl. 1 (1900), [2] 2: (Elymnias) 1-4, pl. 1 (1896), [2] 3: (Elymnias) 5-6, pl. 2, (Bruasa) 6-7, pl. 1 (1897), [2] 1: (Morpho) 1-2, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 3: (Morphotenaris-Hyantis) 1-3, pl. [1] (1898), [2] 2: (Tenaris) 1-3, 5-7, pl. 1-2 (1894), [2] 2: (Tenaris) 9-11, pl. 3 (1895), [2] 2: (Tenaris) 13-15, pl. 4 (1896), [2] 3: (Tenaris) 17-18, pl. 5 (1898), [2] 1: (Heliconius) 1-3, pl. 1 (1892), [2] 1: (Acraea) 1-6, pl. 1-2 (1889), [2] 1: (Acraea) 7-10, pl. 3 (1892), [2] 2: (Acraea) 11-14, pl. 4 (1892), [2] 2: (Acraea) 15-18, pl. 5 (1894), [2] 3: (Acraea) 19-29, pl. 6-8, (Planema) 29-30, pl. [1] (1901), [2] 1: (Cethosia) 1-2, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 3: (Cirrhochroa) 1, pl. [1], (Cupha) 2-4, pl. [1] (1898), [2] 2: (Terinos) 1-2, pl. 1 (1894), [2] 1: (Thaleropis) 1-3, pl. 1 (1891), [2] 2: (Doleschallia) 1-3,5-7, pl. 1-2 (1893), [2] 2: (Kallima) 1-3, pl. 1 (1892), [2] 1: (Hypolimnas) 1-2, pl. 1 (1891), [2] 3: (Hypolimnas) 3-4, pl. 2 (1897), [2] 3: (Hypolimnas) 5-6, pl. 3 (1898), [2] 1: (Euxanthe) 1-3, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 1: (Hestina) 1-3, pl. 1 (1891), [2] 1: (Cymothoe) 1-4, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 3: (Limenitis) 1-3, pl. 1 (1899), [2] 2: (Neptis) 1-4, pl. 1 (1895), [2] 3: (Neptis) 5-11, pl. 2-3 (1899), [2] 3: (Neptis) 13-17, pl. 4-5 (1900), [2] 1: (Euthalia-Tanaecia) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 1: (Euthalia) 5-10, pl. 2-3 (1891), [2] 2: (Euthalia) 11-14, pl. 4 (1894), [2] 3: (Euthalia) 15, pl. 5, (Dichorragia) 16, pl. 1 (1898), [2] 1: (Apatura) 1-3, pl. 1 (1892), [2] 1: (Euphaedra) 1-2, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 1: (Euryphene) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 1: (Charaxes) 1-2,[3-4] pl. 1-2 (1887), [2] 1: (Charaxes) [5], pl. 3 (1888), [2] 1: (Charaxes) 7-9, pl. 4 (1890), [2] 1: (Charaxes) 11-13, pl. 5 (1891), [2] 1: (Mynes) 1-2, pl. 1 (1888), [2] 2: (Mynes) 3-6, pl. 2 (1894), [2] 2: (Prothoe) 1-2, pl. 1 (1896), [3] 3: (Erycinidae) 1-10, pl. 1-2 (1902), [3] 2: (Dicallaneura-etc) 1-6, pl. 1 (1897), [3] 3: (Dicallaneura-etc) 7-11, pl. 2 (1901), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 1-4,[5-9] 1-5, pl. 1-2 (1887), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 11-17, 19-22, pl. 3-5 (1888), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 23-25, 27-29, 31-33, pl. 6-8 (1889), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 35-48, pl. 9-11 (1890), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 49-51,53-64, pl. 12-15 (1891), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 65-68, pl. 16 (1892), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) [69-72] 57-60, pl. 17 (1892), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) [73-77] 61-65,79-84, pl. 18-19 (1892), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 85-107, pl. 20-23 (1893), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 109-120, pl. 24-25 (1894), [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 121-125, pl. 26 (1900), [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 127-131, 133-141, pl. 27-29 (1901), [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 143-146, pl. 30 (1902), [3] 2: (Hypochrysops) 1-6, pl. 1 (1894), [3] 2: (Hypochrysops) 7-13, 15-22, pl. 2-3 (1895), [3] 2: (Thysonotis) 23-25, 27-31, pl. 1-2 (1895), [3] 2: (Waigeum) 34-38, pl. 1 (1896), [3] 2: (Thysonotis) 39-46, pl. 3-4 (1896), [3] 2: (Holochila) 1-4, pl. 1 (1896), [3] 2: (Holochila) 5-8, pl. 2 (1897), [3] 2: (Pseudonotis) 1-3, pl. [1], (Epimastidia) 4-5, pl. [1], (Lampides) 5-8, pl. [1] (1897), [3] 2: (Lampides) 9-10, pl. 2, (Thysonotis) 47, pl. 5 (1897), [3] 3: (Holochila) 9-11, pl. 3 (1898), [3] 3: (Arhopala) 1-7, pl. 1-2 (1898), [3] 3: (Arhopala) 9-12, pl. 3, (Ilerda) 13, pl. [1], (Horaga) 14-15, pl. [1] (1902), [3] 3: (Thysonotis) 47x,48-50, pl. 6 (1898), [3] 3: (Hypochrysops) 23-26, pl. 4 (1898), [3] 3: (Holochila) 13-15, pl. 4 (1899), [3] 3: (Hypochrysops) 27-29, pl. 5, (Waigeum) [30], pl. 2 (1899), [3] 3: (Holochila) 17-19, pl. 5 (1899), [3] 3: (Thysonotis) 51-54, pl. 7 (1899), [3] 3: (Jamides) 11-14, pl. 1 (1900), [3] 3: (Hypolycaena-etc) 1-4, pl. [1] (1900), [3] 3: (Hypochrysops) 31-33, pl. 6, (Thysonotis) 55-56, pl. 8 (1900), [3]: (Additions-Corrections) 1-2,[3],vii-x
Grünberg, 1912
Rhopalocera in Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Zentral-Afrika Expedition 1907-1908 Ergeb. Dt. Z.-Afr. Exped. 3 (Zool. 1) : 505-560
Hagen, 1897
Verzeichniss der in den Jahren 1893-95 von mir in Kaiser-Wilhelmsland und Neupommern gesammelten Tagschmetterlinge Jarhb. Nass. Ver. Nat. 50 : [23],25-96
Hanafusa, 1987
New subspecies of Charaxes, Polyura and Moduza from South East Asia Iwase No. 4: 19-24
Hemming, 1939
Notes on the generic nomenclature of the Lepidoptera Rhopalocera, I Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 8 (3) : 133-138
Henning, 1977
Description and biology of a new species of Charaxes Ochsenheimer from central Africa (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Ann. Transv. Mus. 30 (20) : 231-238
Henning, 1978
Description of a New Subspecies of Charaxes jahlusa Trimen (Lep.: Nymphalidae) from Southern Africa Ent. Rec. J. Var. 90 (7-8) : 211-215, pl. 1-4
Heron, 1909
Ruwenzori Expedition Reports. 12. Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 19 : 141-178, pl. 5
Herrich-Schäffer, [1850]
Systematische Bearbeitung der Schmetterlinge von Europa, zugleich als Text, Revision und Supplement zu J. Hübner's Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge, 1843 (-1855), Die Tagfalter Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 1 (9): Title ("1843"), (1): [1-3], 4-16, (ii) pl. 1-5, f. 1-29 (1843), (2): 17-40, (ii) pl. 29-34, f. 131-156 (1843), (3): 41-56, (ii) pl. 6-12, f. 30-60, pl. 35-36, f. 157-164 (1844), (4): 57-80, (ii) pl. 13-22, f. 61-107 (1844), (5): 81-90, (ii) pl. 23-28, f. 108-130, pl. 37-41, f. 165-189 (1844), (6): 91-98, (ii) pl. 42-44, f. 190-203 (1844), (7): 99-114, (ii) pl. 45-52, f. 204-248 (1844), (9): 115-122 (1844), (10): 123-146, (ii) pl. 53-57, f. 249-274 (1845), (11): 147-162 (1845), (12): (iii) pl. 1-3, f. 1-17 (1845), (13): 163-164, (ii) pl. 58-65, f. 275-315 (1846), (14): (ii) pl. 66-70, f. 316-338, (iii) pl. 4-5, f. 18-30 (1846), (26): (ii) pl. 71-77, f. 339-376 (1847), (32): (ii) pl. 78-82, f. 377-400 (1848), (36): (ii) pl. 83-89, f. 401-426, (iii) pl. 6, f. 31-36 (1848), (37): (ii) pl. 90-91, f. 427-437 (1849), (43): (ii) pl. 92-94, f. 438-450, 452-453 (1850), (45): (ii) pl. 95-102, f. 453-489 (1850), (47): (ii) pl. 103, f. 490-495 (1851), (49): (ii) pl. 104-109, f. 496-528 (1851), (51): (ii) pl. 110-118, f. 529-570 (1851), (54): (ii) pl. 119-123, f. 571-596 (1852), (56): (ii) pl. 124-127, f. 597-618, pl. 130-132, f. 628-639, pl. 134, f. 646-651 (1852), (59): (ii) pl. 128-129, f. 619-627, pl. 133, f. 640-645 (1853), (65): (iii) pl. 7, f. 37-42, (index) [1], 2-20 (1854), (66): (index) 21-24 (1855)
Hewitson, 1854; Hewitson, 1859; Hewitson, 1863; Hewitson, 1874; Hewitson, 1876
Illustrations of new species of exotic Butterflies selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson Ill. exot. Butts [3] : (Systematic Index) III, (Callithea): [1-2], pl. [1] (1857), (Callithea Agrias II): [3-4], pl. [2] (1870), (Epicalia & Myscelia I): [5-6], pl. [3] (1851), (Epicalia II): [7-8], pl. [4] (1852), (Timetes): [9-10], pl. [5] (1852), (Neptis): [11-12], pl. [6] (1868), (Limenitis I-II): [13-16], pl. [7-8] (1859), (Heterochroa): [17-18], pl. [9] (1867), (Diadema): [19-20], pl. [10] (1863), (Diadema II): [21-22], pl. [11] (1865), (Diadema III): [23-24], pl. [12] (1868), (Amechania): [25-26], pl. [13] (1861), (Romaleosoma): [27-28], pl. [14] (1864), (Romaleosoma II-III): [29-32], pl. [15-16] (1865), (Romaleosoma IV): [33-34], pl. [17] (1866), (Euryphene): [35-36], pl. [18] (1864), (Euryphene II): [37-38], pl. [19] (1865), (Euryphene III Aterica): [39-40], pl. [20] (1865), (Euryphene IV): [41-42], pl. [21] (1865), (Aterica & Euryphene V-VI): [43-46], pl. [22-23] (1866), (Euryphene VII): [47-48], pl. [24] (1871), (Euryphene VIII & Aterica): [49-50], pl. [25] (1871), (Euryphene IX): [51-52], pl. [26] (1874), (Aterica & Harma): [53-54], pl. [27] (1866), (Harma): [55-56], pl. [28] (1864), (Harma II): [57-58], pl. [29] (1866), (Harma III-IV): [59-60], pl. [30-31] (1869), (Harma V-VI & Euryphene X): [61-62], pl. [32-33] (1874), (Adolias): [63-64], pl. [34] (1861), (Adolias II): [65-66], pl. [35] (1862), (Adolias III): [67-68], pl. [36] (1863), (Adolias IV): [69-70], pl. [37] (1875), (Agrias): [71-72], pl. [38] (1860), (Agrias & Nymphalis): [73-74], pl. [39] (1855), (Agrias & Siderone): [75-76], pl. [40] (1854), (Prepona): [77-78], pl. [41] (1859), (Prepona II & Agrias): [79-80], pl. [42] (1876), (Pandora & Prepona): [81-82], pl. [43] (1854), (Apatura): [83-84], pl. [44] (1869), (Nymphalis): [85-86], pl. [45] (1854), (Nymphalis II): [87-88], pl. [46] (1859), (Charaxes III): [89-90], pl. [47] (1863), (Charaxes IV): [91-92], pl. [48] (1874), (Charaxes V): [93-94], pl. [49] (1876), (Paphia II): [95-96], pl. [50] (1869), (Paphia & Siderone): [97-98], pl. [51] (1856), (Siderone): [99-100], pl. [52] (1860), (Zeuxidia & Aemona): [101-102], pl. [53] (1868), : iv
Hewitson, 1870
Descriptions of two new species of Lepidoptera Rhopalocera Ent. mon. Mag. 6 (68) : 177-178
Hewitson, 1873
Descriptions of three new species of Rhopalocera from Angola Ent. mon. Mag. 10 : 57-58
Hewitson, 1874
Description of a new species of Charaxes from the west coast of Africa Ent. mon. Mag. 10 : 247-248
Hewitson, 1877
Descriptions of three new species of butterflies from Delagoa Bay Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 81-83
Hewitson, 1878
Description of the male of Charaxes (Philognoma) azota Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 181
Holland, 1886
Contributions to a knowledge of the Lepidoptera of West Africa Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 13: 325-332 (1886), 16: 55-70 (1889)
Holland, 1896
List of Lepidoptera collected in Somali Land, East Africa, by Mr. William Astor Chanler and Lieutenant von Hoehnel Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18 (1063) : 259-264
Holland, 1896
List of the Lepidoptera Collected in East Africa, 1894, by Mr. William Astor Chanler and Lieut. Ludwig von Höhnel Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18 (1098) : 741-767
Holland, 1917
Two new West African Rhopalocera Ann. Carnegie Mus. 11 : 14-18, pl. 4
Holland, 1920
Lepidoptera of the Congo. Being a Systematic List of the Butterflies and Moths Collected by the American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition Together with Descriptions of Some Hitherto Undescribed Species Bull. Am. Mus. nat. Hist. 43 (6) : 109-369, pl. 6-14
Homeyer & Dewitz, 1882
Drei neue westafrikanische Charaxes Berl. ent. Z. 26 (2) : 381-383
Honrath, [1885]
Neue Rhoplaocera (3) Berl. ent. Z. 29 (2) : 272-278, pl. 8
Horsfield, [1829]
Descriptive Catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects contained in the Museum of the Horourable East-India Company, illustrated by coloured figures of new species Descr. Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy (1): 1-80, pl. 1-4 (1828), (2): 81-144, pl. 5-8, (expl.) [1-4] (1829)
Howarth, 1969
Revisional notes on the genus Antanartia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 38 : 141-156
Hübner, [1823]
Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge, Vol. 2 ([1819] - [1827]) Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl. [90], [180], [223] (1819), : pl. [2], [12], [16], [78], [141], [182] (1820), : pl. [11], [13], [24], [77], [83], [97], [102-103], [108-109], [116-117], [122], [147], [150], [164], [183], [195], [197], [212-214] (1821), : pl. [14], [18-19], [26], [38-39], [43], [68], [70-71], [74], [84], [86], [92], [94-95], [106], [114], [121], [161], [169], [174], [177-178], [184], [194], [200], [204-205], [207-208], [210] (1821), : pl. [33], [72], [76], [115], [131], [138-139], [153], [198], [211], [218], [220] (1822), : pl. [32], [75], [81], [93], [105], [129] (1822), : pl. [1], [6], [22-23], [25], [27], [29-31], [34-37], [40-42], [48], [50-53], [56], [58-59], [64-66], [69], [73], [87], [89], [91], [96], [98-101], [110], [124], [128], [130], [132-137], [142], [155-158], [160], [162-163], [165-167], [170-173], [175-176], [187-188], [196], [199], [201-202], [206], [215-216], [219], [222], [224] (1823), : pl. [54], [118], [143], [149], [159] [179], [181], [185], [203], [217] (1824), : pl. [3-5], [8-10], [15], [20], [45], [49], [55], [60], [62-63], [67], [79-80], [88], [104], [111-113], [120], [125], [127], [140], [144-146], [148], [151-152], [154], [168], [189-193], [221], [225] (1825), : pl. [7], [17], [21], [28], [44], [46-47], [57], [61], [82], [123], [126] (1826), : pl. [85], [119], [186], [209] (1827), : (Index Systematicus) [1-4] (1827-1832)
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])
Jackson, 1956
Notes on the Rhopalocera of the Kigezi District of Uganda with descriptions of new species and subspecies J. E Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 23 : 63-102, 13pls
Jeffery, 1931
A new race of Charaxes fulvescens, Auriv., from Kenya Colony Bull. Stoneham Mus. (4): 1
Joicey & Noakes, 1915
New Butterflies and a Moth from Biak Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1915 (2) : 177-197, pl. 21-28
Joicey & Talbot, 1918
New Butterflies from Africa and the East Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1917 : 271-272
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
Joicey & Talbot, 1921
Descriptions of new forms of Lepidoptera from the island of Hainan Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 167-177, pl. 19-24
Joicey & Talbot, 1922
New forms of the genus Charaxes (Nymphalidae) from Africa and Malaya Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (2) : 335-338
Joicey & Talbot, 1924
New forms of butterflies from Buru Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (3) : 508-513
Joicey & Talbot, 1925
Notes on some Lepidoptera, with descriptions of new forms Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (9) 16 (96) : 633-653
Joicey & Talbot, 1926
New forms of Lepidoptera Rhopalocera Encycl. Ent. (B III) 2 (1): 1-14
Joicey & Talbot, 1926
New forms of Lepidoptera from the island Sao Thomé, West Africa Entomologist 59 : 220-226
Joicey & Talbot, 1927
Four new butterflies from the island of St. Principe Entomologist 60: 12-16
Jordan, 1911
Two new African Butterflies Novit. zool. 18 (1) : 137-138
Jordan, 1925
On some species of African Charaxes Novit. zool. 32 (3) : 288-289
Jordan, 1936
On two South African Charaxes (Lepid., Nymphalidae) Novit. Zool. 39 : 330-333
Jordan, 1937
On some old-world Lepidoptera Novit. Zool. 40 : 323-325, pl. 14
Karsch, 1892
Vorläufige Beschreibung von drei neuen Lepidopteren von Bismarckburg im Togolande (Deutschwestafrika) Ent. Nachr. 18 (8) : 113-117
Poulton in Kenway, 1929
Field notes on Euxanthe wakefieldi Ward and some of the S. African Charaxes, including a new race of xiphares Cramer Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 4 : 42-50
Kielland, 1978
A provisional checklist of the Rhopalocera of the eastern side of Lake Tanganyika Tijdschr. Ent. 121 (4) : 147-237
Kielland, 1982
Three new races of Rhopalocera (Lepidoptera) from Tanzania Lambillionea 81 (9-12) : 86-90
Kielland, 1987
New taxa of Rhopalocera from Tanzania (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) Lambillionea 87 (9-10) : 114-126
Kirby, 1871
A synonymic catalogue of the diurnal Lepidoptera Syn. Cat. diurn. Lep.: vii + 690pp : 1-690
Lanz, 1896
Besprechung der von Dr. Bumiller 1893 aus Ostafrika mitgebrachten Schmetterlinge Dt. ent. Z. Iris 9 (1) : 113-147
Lathy, 1906
A new species of Charaxes from Rhodesia Entomologist 39 : 125
Lathy, 1913
New butterflies from Nias Entomologist 46 : 98-101, 135-138
Lathy, 1926
Notes sur les Charaxes de la collection de Madame G. Fournier Encycl. Ent. (3) B 1 : 93-97, pl. 2-3
Linnaeus, 1767
Systema Naturae per Regna tria Naturae, secundum Classes, Ordines, .... Editio Duocecima Reformata. Tom. 1. Part II. Syst. Nat. (Edn 12) 1 (2): -,533-1327
Lucas, 1872
Description de quelques Lépidoptères appartneant aux genres Charaxes et Cyligramma et provenant du voyage de A. Grandidier à Madagascar Ann. Sci. Nat. Paris (5) Zool. 15 : 1-4
Mabille, 1876; Mabille, 1877
Catalogue des Lépidoptères de la cote occidentale d'Afrique Bull. Soc. zool. Fr. 1 : 194-203 (1876), : 274-281 (1877)
Mabille, 1884
Descriptions de Lépidoptéres exotiques Bull. Soc. ent. Belg. 28 : clxxxiv-cxci, [184-191]
Minig, 1971
Description d'un nouveau Charaxes [Lep. Nymphalidae] Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 76 : 269-270
Minig, 1975
Revision de la position taxonomique de Charaxes etheocles forme catachrous Staudinger (Lep. Nymphalidae) Lambillionea 75 : 18-32
Minig, 1976
Etude de la super espèce Charaxes manica Trimen et description de 2 espèces nouvelles (Lepidopteres Nymphalidae) Lambillionea 76 (1-2) : 9-14
Minig & Plantrou, 1978
Description d'une espece nouvellement decouverte du genre Charaxes ('groupe etheocles') (Lep. Nymphalidae) Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 83 (5-6) : 141-146
Moore, 1857
A Catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy 1: : 1-278, pl. 1-12,1a,2a,3a,4a,5a,6a
Moore, 1878
A list of the Lepidopterous Insects collected by Mr. Ossian Limborg in Upper Tenasserim, with Descriptions of new Species Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 (4) : 821-859, pl. 51-53 (1879)
Moore, [1880]
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)
Moore, [1895]
Lepidoptera Indica. Rhopalocera. Family Nymphalidae. Sub-families Satyrinae (continued), Elymniinae, Amathusiinae, Nymphalinae (Group Charaxina) Lepidoptera Indica 2 (13): 1-32, pl. 95-100 (1893), (14): 33-64, pl. 101-107 (1893), (15): 65-88, pl. 108-114 (1893), (16): 89-112, pl. 115-122 (1893), (17): 113-136, pl. 123-130 (1894), (18): 137-160, pl. 131-138 (1894), (19): 161-176, pl. 139-146 (1894), (20): 177-192, pl. 147-154 (1895), (21): 193-208, pl. 155-162 (1895), (22): 209-232, pl. 163-170 (1895), (23): 233-248, pl. 171-180 (1895), (24): 249-274, pl. 181-190 ([1896])
Le Moult, 1930
Description d'une nouvelle espece de Charaxes [Lep. Nymphalidae] du Congo Francais Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1930 (9) : 171-173
Le Moult, 1933
Formes nouvelles ou peu connus de Charaxinae (Lep. Nymph.) Novit. Ent. 3: 16-18
Nicat, 2002
Nouvelles forme et sous-espece de Charaxes eudoxus Drury, 1782 Lambillionea 102 (2): 155-158
Oberthür, 1880
Spedizione Italiana nell'Africa Equatoriale. Risultati zoologici. I. Lepidotteri Ann. Mus. Stor. nat. Genova 15: 129-186, pl. 1 (1880), 18: 709-740, pl. 9 (1883)
Oberthür, 1922
Les Lépidoptères du Maroc Étud. Lépid. Comp. 19 (1): 13-402, (2): pl. 530-546
Ochsenheimer, 1816
Die Schmetterlinge von Europa. Fierter Band Schmett. Eur. 4 : 1-223
Ogilvie-Grant, 1899
The Expedition to Sokotra. Descriptions of Three New Species of Butterflies Bull. Liverpool Mus. 2 (1) : 10-11
Plantrou, 1967
Description d'un nouveau Charaxes (Lep. Nymphalidae) Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 72 : 66-68
Plantrou, 1976
Note sur Charaxes jahlusa et description d'une nouvelle sous-espèce Charaxes jahlusa rwandensis nova subsp. Bull. Soc. Lép. Fr. 1 (1) : 60-63
Plantrou, 1976
Notes sur les Charaxes de l'Afrique occidentale, 3. (Lep., Nymphalidae) Bull. Sec. ent. Fr. 81 (3-4) : 126-132
Plantrou, 1976
Notes on Charaxes xiphares Cramer (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) and a description of a new subspecies Proc. Trans. Br. ent. nat. Hist. Soc. 9 (3-4) : 94-97
Plantrou, 1976
Nouvelle note sur Charaxes xiphares Cramer (Lepidoptera - Nymphalidae) avec la description d'une nouvelle sous-espece du Zaire Lambillionea 76 (7-8) : 64-66
Plantrou, 1978
Note sur les Charaxes du groupe 'porthos-zelica' et nouvelle revision de la taxonomie du groupe (Lepidoptera Nymphalidae) Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (N.S.) 14 (3) : 515-533
Plantrou & Howarth, 1977
Notes on Charaxes eudoxus Drury (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) and a description of a new subspecies Proc. Trans. Br. ent. nat. Hist. Soc. 10 (1-2) : 22-26
Plantrou & Rougeot, 1979
Mission P.-C. Rougeot en Ethiopie, I et II - 1978. Charaxes inedits du Sud ethiopien. (Lep., Nymphalidae) Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 84 (5-6) : 138-142
Poulton, 1919
New mimetic female forms of Charaxes ethalion Boisd., and etheocles Gr., and bred male-like females of the latter Proc. ent. Soc. Lond. 31 : lxxix-lxxxiv,[79-84]
Poulton, 1926
Mimicry in African Butterflies of the genus Charaxes, with a classification of the species Verh. III Int. Ent.-Kongr. Zurich 2 : 518-575
Poulton, 1933
The geographical races of Charaxes ansorgei Rothsch. (Lep. Rhopalocera) Stylops 2 (1): 12-16
Rebel, 1914
Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Expedition R. Grauernach. Zentralafrika. 1909-1911. Lepidoptera Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 219-294, pl. 17-24
Richelmann, 1913
Einige neue afrikanische Tagfalter Int. ent. Z. 7 : 105-106
Riley, 1921
Notes on the Rhopalocera of the Dollman Collection Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1921 (1-2) : 234-259, pl. 4-7
Riley, 1931
Two new Charaxes from Southern Arabia Entomologist 64 : 279-280
Robbe, 1892
Lépidoptères du Congo. Description de deux nouvelles espèces et de deux nouvelles varietes Ann. Soc. ent. Belg. 36 : 132-134
Rogenhofer, 1891
Diagnosen neuer Schmetterlinge des k. k. naturhistorischen Hofmuseums Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 41 : 563-566
Rothschild, 1892
Notes on a Collection of Lepidoptera made by William Doherty in Southern Celebes during August and September 1891. Part I, Rhopalocera Dt. ent. Z. Iris 5 (2) : 429-442
Rothschild, 1894
Some new species of Lepidoptera Novit. Zool. 1 (2) : 535-540
Rothschild, 1894
Zwei neue Charaxes-Formen Dt. ent. Z. Iris 6 (2) : 348-350
Rothschild, 1897
Descriptions of some new species and subspecies of Lepidoptera Novit. Zool. 4 (1): 179-184
Rothschild, 1897
On some new butterflies and moths Novit. Zool. 4 (3): 507-513
Rothschild, 1898
On some new or rare Lepidoptera of the Old-World regions Novit. Zool. 5 (1) : 96-102
Rothschild, 1899
Two new species of Charaxes Entomologist 32 : 171-172
Rothschild, 1903
Some new butterflies and moths Novit. Zool. 10 (2) : 309-312
Rothschild, 1905
Some undescribed Lepidoptera Novit. Zool. 12 (1) : 78-79
Rothschild & Jordan, 1898; Rothschild in Rothschild & Jordan, 1898
A Monograph of Charaxes and the allied Prionopterous Genera. (1) Novit. zool. 5 (4): 545-605, pl. 5-14,14a
Rothschild & Jordan, 1899
A Monograph of Charaxes and the allied Prionopterous genera. (2) Novit. zool. 6 (2): 220-286, pl. 7-8, (index): 454
Rothschild & Jordan, 1900; Rothschild in Rothschild & Jordan, 1900; Rothshild in Rothschild & Jordan, 1900
A Monograph of Charaxes and the allied Prionopterous Genera. (3) Novit. zool. 7 (3) : 281-524, pl. 6-8,11-12
Rothschild & Jordan, 1901
On some Lepidoptera Novit. Zool. 8 (4) : 401-407, pl. 9-10
Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
A revision of the Lepidopterous family Sphingidae Novit. Zool. 9 (Suppl.) : 1-813, : 815-972, pl. 1-67
Rousseau-Decelle, 1931
Une nouvelle espèce de Charaxes africain Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1931 : 87-90
Rousseau-Decelle, 1933
Notes sur quelques formes nouvelles de genres Papilio et Charaxes (Lep.) Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 38 (17) : 269-273
Rousseau-Decelle, 1934
De quelques formes nouvelles de Charaxes africains Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 39 : 228-235, pl. 2
Rousseau-Decelle, 1938
Notes sur quelques formes nouvelles de Charaxidinae des faunes éthiopienne et indo-malaise (Lep. Nymphalidae) Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 43: 161-168, 1pl
Rousseau-Decelle, 1956
Note sur une sous-espece nouvelle de Charaxes africain Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 61 : 91-92
Rousseau-Decelle & Johnson, 1957
Note sure une sous-espèce de Charaxes africain Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 62: 151-153
Röber, 1936
Ueber einige afrikanische Charaxes-Arten und andere exotische Falter Ent. Rundschau 53 (41) : 575-580
Röber, 1939
Ueber einige neue exotische Falter Ent. Rundschau 56 (32) : 357-358 (22 August)
Scheven, [1975]
Two new Lepidoptera from Tanzania, East Africa Ann. Fac. Sci. Univ. Fed. Cameroun 18: 79-82
Schouteden, 1934
Charaxes Overlaeti nov. sp. Rev. Zool. afr. 26 (1) : 122-124, pl. 1
Schultze, 1909
Eine neue Charaxes-Art aus Kamerun Soc. Ent. 23 : 172-173
Schultze, 1913
Einige Mitteilungen über die Formen von Charaxes jasius L. und Besprechung einer neue Form dieser Gruppe aus Abyssinien Ent. Rundsch. 30 (9) : 50
Schultze, 1914
Zenken eine neue Charaxes form aus Deutsch-Ostafrika Archiv. Naturgesch. 79 A (8): 3
Schultze, 1914
Neue Charaxiden aus den tropischen Africa Ent. Rundsch. 31 (15) : 82-83
Semper, 1878
Diagnosen einiger neur Tagfalter von den Philippinen Verh. Ver. Nat. Unterh. Hamburg 3 : 106-116
Sharpe, 1904
On new species of Butterflies from Equatorial Africa Entomologist 37 : 131-134
van Someren, 1939
New and little-known Lepidoptera from Kenya and Uganda J. E.Afr. Ug. nat. Hist. Soc. 14 : 172-180, 6pls
van Someren, 1958
A new species and a new female form of "Charaxes" from Kenya Colony Novos Taxa ent. 11: 1-12, 2pls
van Someren, 1962
A new Charaxes (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) from the Northern frontier province of Kenya Proc. R. ent. Soc. (B) 5 : 44-66, pl. 1-2
van Someren, 1963
Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera : Nymphalidae) Part I Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (7) : 195-242, pl. 1-19
van Someren, 1964
Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera : Nymphalidae) Part II Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 15 (7) : 181-235, pl. 1-23
van Someren, 1966
Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera : Nymphalidae) Part III Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (3) : 45-101, pl. 1-16
van Someren, 1967
Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera : Nymphalidae) Part IV Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (9) : 277-316, pl. 1-9
van Someren, 1968
Charaxes porthos Grose-Smith. A brief review of its distribution and subspeciation Bull. Inst. fond. Afr. noire (A) 30 : 221-225
van Someren & Jackson in van Someren, 1969; van Someren, 1969
Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera : Nymphalidae) Part V Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 23 (4) : 75-166, pl. 1-29
van Someren, 1970
Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera : Nymphalidae) Part VI Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 25 (5) : 197-250, pl. 1-11
van Someren, 1971
Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera : Nymphalidae) Part VII Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 26 (4) : 181-226, pl. 1-11
van Someren, 1972
Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera : Nymphalidae) Part VIII Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 27 (4) : 217-264
van Someren, 1975
Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera : Nymphalidae) Part X Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 32 (3) : 67-135
van Someren & Jackson, 1952
The Charaxes etheocles-ethalion complex: A tentative reclassification of the group (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 103 : 257-284
van Someren & Jackson, 1957
The Charaxes etheocles-ethalion complex (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Supplement No. 1 Ann. Transv. Mus. 23 (1) : 41-58, pl. 3-4
van Someren & Rogers, 1932
The butterflies of Kenya and Uganda. [Suppl. 1] J. E. Afr. Uganda nat. Hist. Soc. 42-43: 141-172, pl. 108-121
van Son, 1935
New butterflies from South Africa Ann. Transv. Mus. 15 (4) : 485-489
van Son, 1953
A revision of the subspecies and forms of Charaxes cithaeron Felder and Charaxes xiphares (Cr.) Ann. Transv. Mus. 22 (2) : 219-230, pl. 18-21
van Son, 1962
New African Butterflies J. Ent. Soc. sth. Afr. 25 (1) : 140-148, pl. 2
van Son, 1963
New African Butterflies - 2 Novos Taxa ent. 29 : 1-11, 1pl
van Son, 1966
A new subspecies of Charaxes viola Butler from South-West Africa Novost Taxa Ent. 49 : 1-7
Staudinger, 1885; Staudinger, 1886
Exotische Tagfalter in sysmatischer Reihenfolge mit Berücksichtigung neuer Arten in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (1): 3-6, pl. 1-5 (1884), (2): 7-10, pl. 6-10 (1884), (3): 11-14, pl. 11-15 (1884), (4): 15-22, pl. 16-20 (1884), (5): 23-30, pl. 21-25 (1884), (6): 31-38, pl. 26-30 (1884), (7): 39-46, pl. 31-35 (1885), (8): 47-58, pl. 30-40 (1885), (9): 59-82, pl. 41-50 (1885), (10): 83-102, pl. 51-60 (1885), (11): 103-122, pl. 61-65 (1886), (12): 123-138, pl. 66-70 (1886), (13): 139-158, pl. 71-75 (1886), (14): 159-174, pl. 76-80 (1886), (15): 175-194, pl. 81-85 (1887), (16): 195-214, pl. 86-90 (1887), (17): 215-234, pl. 91-95 (1887), (18): 235-270, pl. 96-98 (1888), (19): 1-2,271-333, pl. 99-100 (1888)
Staudinger, 1889
Lepidoptera der Insel Palawan Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (1) : 3-180, pl. 1-2
Staudinger, 1891
Neue exotische Lepidopteren Dt. Ent. Z. Iris, 4 (1) : 61-157, pl. 1-2
Staudinger, 1892
Zwei neue Charaxes-Arten Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 5 (1) : 260-263
Staudinger, 1896
Neue exotische Tagfalter Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 193-224, pl. 1-2 (July 1896), (2): 225-240, pl. 5 (Jan. 1897)
Storace, 1948
Descrizione di nuove forme africaine del gen. Charaxes O. (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) Ann. Mus. Civ. Nat. Giacomo Doria 63 : 132-141
Storace, 1949
Spedizione zoologica del Marchese Saverio Patrizi nell Basso Giuba e nell'Oltregiuba, VI-VIII. 1934. Lepidotteri diurnini Ann. Mus. Civ. Nat. Giacomo Doria 64 : 12-29
Stoll, [1780]; Stoll, [1781]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (26b-28): 29-90, pl. 305-336 (1780), (29-31): 91-164, pl. 337-372 (1781), (32-32): 165-252, 1-29, pl. 373-400 (1782)
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)
Stoneham, 1931
A new species of Charaxes, from Kenya colony Bull. Stoneham Mus. (5): 1-2
Strand, 1911
Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition des Herrn Hauptmann a. D. Fromm 1908/09 nach Deutsch-Ostafrica. I. Lepidoptera Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 5 (2) : 275-304
Strand, 1916
Abbildungen und Beschreibungen neuer und wenig bekannter Lepidoptera aus der Sammlung W. Niepelt Lepidoptera Niepeltiana (2) : 1-26, pl. 13-17
Suffert, 1904
Neue Nymphaliden aus Africa Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 108-123
Swainson, 1832
Zoological illustrations, or original figures and descriptions of new, rare or interesting animals, selected chiefly from the classes of ornithology, entomology, and conchology, and arranged according to their apparent affinities. Second series Zool. Illustr. (2) 1: 1-30, pl. 1-30 (1829), 1: 31-45, pl. 31-45 (1830), 2 (11): 46-50, pl. 46-50, 2 (12): 51-55, pl. 51-55, 2 (13): 56-60, pl. 56-60, 2 (14): 61-65, pl. 61-65, 2 (15): 66-70, pl. 66-70, 2 (16): 71-75, pl. 71-75, 2 (17): 76-80, pl. 76-80, 2 (18): 81-85, pl. 81-85 (1831), 2 (19): 86-90, pl. 86-90, 2 (20): 91, pl. 91 (1832), 3 (21): 92-96, pl. 92-96 (1832), 3 (22): 97-101, pl. 97-101, 3 (23): 102-106, pl. 102-106, 3 (24): 107-111, pl. 107-111, 3 (25): 112-116, pl. 112-116, 3 (26): 117-121, pl. 117-121, 3 (27): 122-126, pl. 122-126, 3 (28): 127-131, pl. 127-131, 3 (29): 132-136, pl. 132-136 (1833)
Talbot, 1928
New forms of African Nymphalidae (Lep. Rhop.) in the Musée du Congo Tervuren Bull. Hill Mus. Witley 2 : 229-231
Talbot, 1932
A note on the habits of some Charaxes observed on Mount Kenya and the descriptions of a new race of Charaxes Bull. Hill Mus. 4: 181
Talbot, 1932
Four new forms of Rhopalocera Bull. Hill Mus. 4 (3) : 288-289
Thurau, 1903
Neue Rhopaloceren aus Ost Afrika. Ergebnisse der Nyassa-See-un Kenya-Gebirgs-Expedition der Hermann und Elise geb. Heckmann-Wentzel-Stiftung Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 117-143
Trimen, 1862
Rhopalocera Africae Australis; A catalogue of South African Butterflies: comprising descriptions of all the known species ... Rhopal. Afr. Austr. : 1-353, pl. 1-6
Trimen, 1894
On a collection of Butterflies made in Manica, Tropical Sout-east Africa, by Mr. F. C. Selous, in the year 1892 Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1894 : 14-78, pl. 4-6
Turlin & Chovet, 1987
Etude d'un probleme taxonomique pose par des Charaxes africains du groupe eudoxus (Drury) (Lepidoptera Nymphalidae) Bull. Soc. Sci. nat. (54) : 5-12
Turlin & Lequeux, 2002
Notes sur les Charaxinae d'Uganda et description de deux nouvelles sous-especes Lambillionea 102 (1 I): 69-76
Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003
The butterflies of Sulawesi: annotated checklist for a critical island faunda Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 3-268, pl. 1-16
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
Ward, 1871
Descriptions of new species of African diurnal Lepidoptera Ent. mon. Mag. 8 : 34-36, 58-60, 81-82, 118-122
Ward, 1872
Descriptions of new species of diurnal Lepidoptera from Madagascar Ent. mon. Mag. 9 : 2-3
Ward, 1873
Descriptions of new species of African Lepidoptera Ent. mon. Mag. 9: 209-210, 10: 59-60
Westwood, 1847
The Cabinet of Oriental Entomology, being... Cabinet Orient. Ent.: [2] + 2 + 88pp, 42 pls (in parts)
Westwood, 1864
[no title] Proc. Ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 2 : 10-12, 31
Westwood, 1874
Thesaurus entomologicus Oxoniensis Thes. ent. Oxon. : 1-205, 40pls
Weymer, 1892
Exotische Lepidopteren VI Stettin ent. Ztg 53 (4-6) : 79-125
Weymer, 1907
Exotische Lepidopteren Dt. ent. Z. Iris 20 (1,2) : 1-51, pl. 1-2


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