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Acraea Fabricius, 1807
Acraeas
Acraea Fabricius, 1807; Magazin f. Insektenk. (Illiger) 6: 284, TS: Papilio horta Linnaeus
Telchinia Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (2): 27, TS: Papilio serena Fabricius
Gnesia Doubleday, [1848]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 141, TS: Papilio circeis Drury
Hyalites Doubleday, [1848]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 140, TS: Papilio lycia Fabricius
Pareba Doubleday, [1848]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 142, TS: Papilio vesta Fabricius
Planema Doubleday, [1848]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 140, TS: Acraea lycoa Godart
Aphanopeltis Mabille, 1887; Hist. Madag. 18 (Lép. 1) : 85, TS: Papilio horta Linnaeus
Phanopeltis Mabille, 1887; Hist. Madag. 18 (Lép. 1) : 84, TS: Acraea ranavalona Boisduval
Solenites Mabille, 1887; Hist. Madag. 18 (Lép. 1) : 82, TS: Acraea igati Boisduval
Bematistes Hemming, 1935; in Carpenter, Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 83 : 374, TS: Papilio umbra Drury
Acraea, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acrea ; Rafinesque, 1815, (missp.)
Telchinia (Acraeinae) ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (2): 65
Acraea (Acraeini) ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 236; [Wahlberg]; [AfrL]

The violae species-group

Acraea violae (Fabricius, 1793)
India, Ceylon. See [About maps] Tawny Coster
Papilio violae Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3: 460, TL: Tranquebar, S.India
Papilio cephea Cramer, [1780]; Uitl. Kapellen 4 (25-26a): pl. 298, f. D, E
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 349
?Acraea mhondana Vuillot, 1891; Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1891 : cxv
= ?Acraea neobule ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 72
= ; [NHM]
?sokotrana Rebel, 1907; Lepid. Südarabien u. Insel Sokotra : 28
= ?Acraea neobule ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 72
= ; [NHM]
Acraea violae, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Telchinia violae ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (2): 66, pl. 33, f. 1a-b; [BIR]
Acraea violae ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 348; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 153, f. 2]; [BOR, 406]; [MRS, 596]
[violae-1v.jpg] 769x513 (~61Kb) underside Thailand, Krabi 24.12.2003-7.1.2004, Photo © Olli Vesikko [violae-2mv.jpg] 1152x958 (~98Kb) underside male Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, a small grassy swamp with cattail and reed, surrounded by trees, at the Jomtien beach, between B.O. Guesthouse and Jomtien Metro Condotel, 2nd February, 2005, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [violae-3fu.jpg] 927x732 (~119Kb) upperside female Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, Jomtien beach, a wasting land behind Jomtien Holiday Hotel, 2nd January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin
[violae-3mf.jpg] 1116x1077 (~146Kb) male female Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, Jomtien beach, a wasting land behind Jomtien Holiday Hotel, 2nd January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [violae-3mu.jpg] 1308x1000 (~169Kb) upperside male Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, Jomtien beach, a wasting land behind Jomtien Holiday Hotel, 2nd January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [violae-3mv.jpg] 765x816 (~76Kb) underside male Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, Jomtien beach, a wasting land behind Jomtien Holiday Hotel, 2nd January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin
[violae-4l.jpg] 1042x852 (~79Kb) larva Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, Jomtien beach, a wasting land behind Jomtien Holiday Hotel, 2nd January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [violae-5l.jpg] 810x1224 (~111Kb) larva Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya, a small grassy swamp with cattail and reed, surrounded by trees, at the Jomtien beach, between B.O. Guesthouse and Jomtien Metro Condotel, 12th January, 2006 (praepupa), Photo © Oleg Kosterin [violae-6.jpg] 660x942 (~95Kb) Thailand, Chon Buri Province, Pattaya environs, Ko Lan island, ruderal vegeation at a roadside. 15th January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin

Larva on Cucurbitaceae, Passifloraceae [BIR]


The andromacha species-group

Acraea andromacha (Fabricius, 1775)
Australia, New Guinea. See [About maps] Glasswing Small Greasy
Papilio andromacha Fabricius, 1775; Syst. Ent.: 466
Acraea entoria Godart, 1819; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (1): 231
= Acraea andromache ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 347
Acraea theodote Wallengren, 1860
Acraea andromache[sic] Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 346 (emend.)
Acraea andromacha, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea andromacha, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Acraea andromacha ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 153, f. 1]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 236

Larva on Passiflora, Adenia populifolia [BAUR], Adenia heterophylla, Hybanthus enneaspermus, Passiflora alba, P. mollissima, P. suberosa, P. spp. K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140)

Timor Sea, N.Australia - New South Wales Acraea andromacha andromacha ; [BAUR, 198]
A. a. indica Röber, 1885
Salayar, Kabia, Tukangbesi Acraea andromacha var. indica Röber, 1885; Corr.-Bl. Ent. Ver. Iris 1 (2) : 22, TL: Kabia I.
= Acraea andromache ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 347
Acraea andromacha indica ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 236
A. a. sanderi Rothschild & Jordan, 1893
Papua, New Guinea Andromacha sanderi Rothschild & Jordan, 1893; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 12 (72) : 455
Acraea andromache[sic] agema Fruhstorfer, 1907; Stettin ent. Ztg 68 (1) : 21
= Acraea andromache sanderi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 347
Acraea andromache[sic] sanderi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 347
Acraea andromacha sanderi ; [BAUR, 198]
A. a. oenone Kirby, 1889
Islands of SE coast of Papua Acraea oenone Kirby, 1889; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 4 (20) : 163, TL: Eust I.
Acraea andromache[sic] f. oenone ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 347
Acraea andromacha oenome[sic?] ; [BAUR, 198 (text)]

The "Pareba" species-group

Acraea issoria (Hübner, [1819])
W.China, C.China, Assam, Himalayas, Burma, Sumatra. See [About maps] Yellow Coaster
Telchinia issoria Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (2): 27
Papilio vesta Fabricius, 1787; Mantissa Insectorum 2: 14 (preocc. Papilio vesta Cramer, [1777])
anomala Kollar, 1848; in Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek, 4: 425, pl. 3, f. 3-4
= Acraea vesta ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 350
Acraea issoria, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Pareba vesta ; [BIR]
Pareba issoria ; [EBW]
Pareba vesta ; [BOW: pl. 149, f. 20]
Acraea issoria ; [BOR, 406]; [MRS, 595]; [BMP: 146, pl. 21, f. 1 (Bali)]

Larva on Boehmeria salicifolia [BHR], Boehmeria, Debregasia, Buddleia [BIR]

Sikkim - Assam, S.China, Indo China, Hainan Acraea issoria issoria ; [BOR, 406]
A. i. vestita de Nicéville, 1895
Sumatra Pareba vestita de Nicéville, [1896]; in de Nicéville & Martin, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 64 Pt.II (3) : 397, TL: NE.Sumatra
Pareba vesta alticola Fruhstorfer, 1906; Wiener ent. Ztg 25 (10) : 309, TL: W.Sumatra
Acraea vesta vestita f. alticola ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 350
Acraea vesta vestita ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 350
A. i. vestoides (Moore, 1901)
Java Pareba vestoides Moore, 1901; Lepidoptera Indica, 5 : 35
?narona Fruhstorfer
Acraea vesta vestoides ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 350
Acraea issoria vestoides ; [BOR, 406]
A. i. sordice (Fruhstorfer, 1914)
C.Burma - S.Burma (Tenasserim), Thailand, Yunnan Acraea issoria sordice, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Acraea issoria sordice ; [BOR, 406]; [MRS, 595]; Huang, 2001
A. i. formosana (Fruhstorfer)
Taiwan Acraea issoria formosana ♂-ab. improvisus Murayama, 1959; Tyô to Ga 10 (4): 68, f. 12-13, TL: Poli, Formosa
Acraea issoria formosana ; [MRS, 595]; [BOR, 406]

Larva on Boehmeria densiflora, B. nivea, Cebregeasia edulis, Elatostema lineolatum, Pouzolzia elegans [MRS]

A. i. atticola Fruhstorfer²
Sumatra ?vestoides de Nicéville
Acraea issoria atticola ; [BOR, 406]
A. i. vestalina (Fruhstorfer, 1906)
S.Vietnam Pareba vesta f. vestalina Fruhstorfer, 1906; Wiener ent. Ztg 25 (10) : 308, TL: S.Annam
Acraea issoria vestalina, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Acraea vesta f. vestalina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 350
Acraea issoria vestalina ; [BOR, 406]

The satis species-group

Acraea satis Ward, 1871
Rhodesia, Natal, Moçambique, Tanzania, Kenya. See [About maps] Coast Acraea
Acraea satis Ward, 1871; Ent. mon. Mag. 8 : 35, TL: Ribé
corona Staudinger, 1885; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (10): 83, (7): pl. 33
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 45
Acraea satis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 44, pl. 14, f. 14, 14a-c; [BK, 378]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 26]; [BAFR, 118]
Acraea (Acraea) satis ; [AfrL]

Acraea zonata Hewitson, 1877
Kenya - Malawi. See [About maps] Acraea zonata Hewitson, 1877; Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 154, TL: Zanzibar
Acraea makupa Grose-Smith, 1889; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 3 (14) : 126
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 42; [NHM]
Acraea makupa ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1889, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Acraea) 3, pl. 1, f. 6
Acraea zonata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 42, pl. 8, f. 11; [BK, 378]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 42]; [BAFR, 116]
Acraea (Acraea) zonata ; [AfrL]

Acraea rabbaiae Ward, 1873
Natal, Swaziland, Moçambique - Kenya, Tanzania. See [About maps] Clear Wing Acraea
Acraea rabbaiae Ward, 1873; Ent. mon. Mag. 10 : 152
Acraea rabaiae ; (missp.)
Acraea rabbaiae ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 43; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 22]; [BAFR, 116]
Acraea (Acraea) rabbaiae ; [AfrL]

Larva on Tryphostemma zanzibaricum [PBSA], (1974, J. Lepid. Soc. 28: 322)

Acraea rabbaiae rabbaiae ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 44
Acraea (Acraea) rabbaiae rabbaiae ; [AfrL]
?A. r. mombasae Grose-Smith, 1889
Acraea mombasae Grose-Smith, 1889; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 3 (14) : 127, TL: Mombasa
Acraea mombasae ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892, Rhop. Exot. [2] 2: (Acraea) 14, pl. 4, f. 9-10
Acraea rabbaiae mombasae ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 43, pl. 8, f. 10; [BK, 378]
A. r. perlucida Henning & Henning, 1996
Acraea (Acraea) rabbaiae perlucida ; [AfrL]

The pentapolis species-group

Acraea pentapolis Ward, 1871
-. See [About maps] Acraea pentapolis Ward, 1871; Ent. mon. Mag. 8 : 60, TL: Cameroons
Acraea thelestis Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 17, pl. 3, f. 33, TL: Gabon
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 46
Acraea pentapolis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 46, pl. 14, f. 2; [BK, 370]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 13]
Acraea (Actinote) pentapolis ; [AfrL]

Larva on Musanga, Boehmeria, Myrianthus [BK]

Sierra Leone - Zaire, Uganda, W.Kenya Acraea pentapolis pentapolis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 46, pl. 6, f. 1 (larva); [BAFR, 125]
Acraea (Actinote) pentapolis pentapolis ; [AfrL]
A. p. epidica Oberthür, 1893
NE.Tanzania - Malawi, E.Rhodesia, Mozambique Acraea epidica Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 18, pl. 3, f. 27
Acraea pentapolis epidica ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 46; [BAFR, 125]
Acraea (Actinote) pentapolis epidica ; [AfrL]

Acraea vesperalis Grose-Smith, 1890
-. See [About maps] Acraea vesperalis Grose-Smith, 1890; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1890 : 466
Acraea vesperalis ab. punctula Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 101, TL: Kamerun, Assoko
?Acraea vesperalis Schouteden, 1919; Rev. Zool. afr. 6 (2) : 147
Acraea vesperalis ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Acraea) 7, pl. 3, f. 1-2; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 48, pl. 14, f. 3; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 35]
Acraea (Actinote) vesperalis ; [AfrL]
Nigeria - E.Zaire Acraea vesperalis vesperalis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 48; [BAFR, 125]
?A. v. catori (Bethune-Baker, 1904)
Sierra Leone, Liberia?, Ivory Coast, Ghana Acraea catori Bethune-Baker, 1904; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 14 (81) : 223, TL: Sierra Leone
Acraea vesperalis catori ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 48; [BAFR, 125]

The terpsichore species-group

Acraea serena (Fabricius, 1775)
Papilio serena Fabricius, 1775; Syst. Ent.: 461
Papilio terpsichore Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 466
Acraea serena, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
?Acraea terpsichore ; [EBW, (neobule?)]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 32-33 (neobule?)]
Acraea (Actinote) serena ; [AfrL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
Acraea terpsichore; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 239, pl. 13, f. 6

[BK] says Acraea terpsichore Linnaeus, 1758 is Indian species...


Acraea neobule Doubleday, [1847]
-. See [About maps] Acraea neobule Doubleday, [1847]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): pl. 19, f. 3
Acraea neobule ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 72, pl. 7, f. 3, pl. 15, f. 18; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 52]
Acraea (Acraea) neobule ; [AfrL]

Larva on Passiflora edulis, P. incarnata, Adenia gummifera [PBSA], Hybanthus [BK]

Ethiopia - S.Africa, Cameroun - Kenya Acraea neobule neobule ; [BK, 382]
Acraea terpsicore neobule ; [BAFR, 115]
Acraea (Acraea) neobule neobule ; [AfrL]
?A. n. seis Feisthamel, 1850
Senegal - W.Nigeria, Niger Acraea seis Feisthamel, 1850; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (2) 8 : 247
calyce Godman & Salvin, 1884; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1884 : 221, pl. 17, f. 2
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 72
Acraea neobule seis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 72
Acraea terpsicore seis ; [BAFR, 115]
?A. n. arabica Rebel, 1907²
SW.Arabia neobule arabica Rebel, 1907²; Lepid. Südarabien u. Insel Sokotra : 28
?Acraea arabica Rebel, 1899; Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien 36 : 359, TL: Makálla et Ras Fártak
Acraea neobule arabica ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 73
Acraea terpsicore arabica ; [BAFR, 115]
A. n. legrandi Carcasson, 1964
Aldabra I., Cosmoledo I. Acraea terpsicore legrandi ; [BAFR, 115 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) neobule legrandi ; [AfrL]

Acraea mahela Boisduval, 1833
Madagascar, Comoro Is., Mauritius. See [About maps] Acraea mahela Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 31, pl. 6, f. 1
Acraea madhela Staudinger, 1885; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (10): 83
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 71
Acraea neobule mahela ;
Acraea terpsicore mahela ; [BAFR, 115]
Acraea mahela ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 71, pl. 7, f. 6, pl. 16, f. 3; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 48]
Acraea (Acraea) mahela ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea matuapa Grose-Smith, 1889
Kenya (coast). See [About maps] Acraea matuapa Grose-Smith, 1889; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 3 (14) : 127, TL: Mombasa
Acraea matuapa ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1889, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Acraea) 6, pl. 2, f. 5-6; [BK, 382]; [EBW, (name only)]; [BAFR, 115]
Acraea (Acraea) matuapa ; [AfrL]

Acraea obeira Hewitson, 1863
-. See [About maps] Acraea obeira Hewitson, 1863; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1863 : 65, TL: Madagascar
piva Guenée, 1864; Vinson Voy. Mad. Annexe: 34
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 68
Acraea andromba Grose-Smith, 1891; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 7 (37) : 124, TL: NW.Madagascar
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 68
Acraea andromba ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892, Rhop. Exot. [2] 2: (Acraea) 13, pl. 4, f. 6-8
Acraea obeira ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 68, pl. 7, f. 9, pl. 16, f. 21; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 2]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) obeira ; [AfrL]
Madagascar Acraea obeira obeira ; [BAFR, 124]
Acraea (Actinote) obeira obeira ; [MadL]
?A. o. meyeri van Son, 1963
South West Africa obeira meyeri van Son, 1963; Transv. Mus. Mem. 14: 39
Acraea meyeri, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea obeira meyeri ; [BAFR, 124 (text)]
Acraea meyeri ;

Acraea burni Butler, 1896
Natal, Swaziland, Rhodesia, E.Zambia, S.Malawi. See [About maps] Acraea burni Butler, 1896; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 18 (108) : 467
Acraea obeira burni ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 68; [BAFR, 124]
Acraea (Actinote) burni ; [AfrL]

Larva on Fleurya mitis, Urera tenax, Pouzolzia hypoleuca [PBSA]


Acraea lia Mabille, 1879
Madagascar. See [About maps] Acraea lia Mabille, 1879; Bull. Soc. Philom. Paris (7) 3 : 132, TL: S.W.Madagascar
Acraea lia ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894, Rhop. Exot. [2] 2: (Acraea) 15, pl. 5, f. 1-3; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 67, pl. 7, f. 10; [BAFR, 121]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) lia ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea hova Boisduval, 1833
Madagascar. See [About maps] Acraea hova Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 29, pl. 4, f. 1-2, TL: Madagascar
Acraea hova ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 60, pl. 7, f. 17; [BAFR, 118]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 40]
Acraea (Acraea) hova ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea ranavalona Boisduval, 1833
Madagascar, Comoro Is., Astove I., Aldabra Group. See [About maps] Acraea ranavalona Boisduval, 1833; Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 2 (2) : 178, pl. 6, f. 3-5
Acraea ranavalona Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 30, pl. 6, f. 3-5
Acraea maransetra Ward, 1872; Ent. mon. Mag. 9 : 2
Acraea manandaza Ward, 1872; Ent. mon. Mag. 9 : 147
Acraea ranavalona ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 64, pl. 7, f. 7, pl. 16, f. 2
Acraea ranavalona f. maransetra ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 65
Acraea ranavalona ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 24]; [BAFR, 116]
Acraea (Acraea) ranavalona ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea iturina Grose-Smith, 1890
-. See [About maps] Acraea iturina Grose-Smith, 1890; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1890 : 465, TL: Great Forest of Central Africa
Acraea iturina ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892, Rhop. Exot. [2] 2: (Acraea) 12, pl. 4, f. 3-4; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 57, pl. 7, f. 13; [EBW]
Acraea (Actinote) iturina ; [AfrL]
Cameroun - Zaire, Uganda Acraea iturina iturina ; [BAFR, 117]
Acraea (Actinote) iturina iturina ; [AfrL]
A. i. kakana Eltringham, 1911
SW.Ethiopia Acraea iturina kakana Eltringham, 1911; Novit. Zool. 18 : 150, TL: Adie Kaka, Kaffa
Acraea iturina kakana ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 58, pl. 4, f. 14; [BAFR, 117 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) iturina kakana ; [AfrL]

Acraea kalinzu Carpenter, 1936
E.Zaire - W.Uganda, . See [About maps] Acraea kalinzu Carpenter, 1936; Proc. R. Ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 5: 162
Acraea kalinzu ; [BAFR, 118]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) kalinzu ; [AfrL]

Acraea humilis Sharpe, 1897
Uganda, W.Kenya. See [About maps] Acraea humilis Sharpe, 1897; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 19 : 582, TL: Ntebi, Uganda
Acraea orestia f. humilis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 305, 306
Acraea humilis ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Acraea) 23, pl. 7, f. 1-3; [EBW]; [BAFR, 118]; [BK, 362]
Acraea (Actinote) humilis ; [AfrL]

Acraea quirina (Fabricius, 1781)
-. See [About maps] Papilio quirina Fabricius, 1781; Spec. Ins. 2 : 36
Papilio dice Drury, 1782; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : 23, pl. 18, f. 3-4
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 59
Acraea quirina, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea quirina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 59, pl. 7, f. 18, pl. 16, f. 6; [BK, 381]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 20]
Acraea (Acraea) quirina ; [AfrL]

Larva on Drypetes, Rinorea [BK]

Guinea - Nigeria, Angola, Zaire, Uganda, W.Kenya ?Acraea bourgeoni Schouteden, 1919; Rev. Zool. afr. 6 (2) : 148, TL: Congo
Acraea quirina quirina ; [BAFR, 116]
?Acraea bourgeoni ; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) quirina quirina ; [AfrL]
A. q. rosa Eltringham, 1912
E.Kenya - E.Tanzania - Malawi Acraea quirina rosa Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 59, TL: British E. Africa (Kitui, Rabai)
Acraea quirina rosa ; [BK, 381 (note)]; [BAFR, 116]
Acraea (Acraea) quirina rosa ; [AfrL]

Acraea rogersi Hewitson, 1873
-. See [About maps] Rogers' Acraea
Acraea rogersi Hewitson, 1873; Ent. mon. Mag. 10 : 57, TL: Angola
Acraea salambo Grose-Smith, 1887; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 19 (109) : 62, TL: Congo
Acraea ehmckei Dewitz, 1889; Ent. Nachr. 15 (7-8) : 103, pl. 1, f. 6-8
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 61
Acraea rogersi, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea rogersi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 61, pl. 14, f. 17
Acraea rogersi f. salambo ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 61
Acraea salambo ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1889, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Acraea) 5, pl. 2, f. 3-4; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 17 (text only)]
Acraea rogersi ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 37]
Acraea (Acraea) rogersi ; [AfrL]
Sierra Leone - Cameroun, Angola, E.Zaire Acraea rogersi rogersi ; [BAFR, 125]
Acraea (Acraea) rogersi rogersi ; [AfrL]
A. r. lamborni Eltringham, 1912
Lagos Acraea rogersi lamborni Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 63, pl. 6, f. 2 (larva), 16 (pupa), TL: Lagos
A. r. lankesteri Carpenter, 1941
Uganda, W.Kenya Acraea rogersi lankesteri ; [BK, 371]; [BAFR, 125]
Acraea (Acraea) rogersi lankesteri ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia lobata [BK]


Acraea admatha Hewitson, 1865
Natal, Zululand, Transvaal, Sierra Leone - Kenya. See [About maps] Acraea admatha Hewitson, 1865; Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea III): [49], pl. [25], f. 16-17, TL: Old Calabar
?Acraea admatha ab. mildbraedi Schultze, 1917; Archiv Naturg. 82 A (3) : 36
?Acraea kinduana Schouteden, 1919; Rev. Zool. afr. 6 (2) : 149
Acraea admatha ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 78; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 3]; [BAFR, 118]
Acraea (Acraea) admatha ; [AfrL]

Acraea boopis Wichgraf, 1914
Kenya, N.Tanzania, Malawi, S.Africa. See [About maps] Acraea admatha f. boopis ; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 3 (text only)]
Acraea boopis ; [BK, 381 (note)]
Acraea (Acraea) boopis ; [AfrL]
S.Africa Acraea boopis boopis ; [BK, 381 (note)]
Acraea (Acraea) boopis boopis ; [AfrL]
A. b. ama Pierre, 1979
Kenya, N.Tanzania Acraea boopis ama ; [BK, 380]
Acraea (Acraea) boopis ama ; [AfrL]
A. b. choloui Pierre, 1979
Malawi Acraea boopis choloui ; [BK, 381 (note)]
Acraea (Acraea) boopis choloui ; [AfrL]

Acraea leucographa Ribbe, 1889
Ghana - W.Kenya. See [About maps] Acraea leucographa Ribbe, 1889; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (1) : 181, pl. 4, f. 1
Acraea admatha f. leucographa ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 79; [BAFR, 118, fig.]
Acraea leucographa ; [BK, 380]
Acraea (Acraea) leucographa ; [AfrL]

Larva on Rinorea [BK]


Acraea punctimarginea Pinhey, 1956
E.Tanzania (Uluguru, Usambara Mts.). See [About maps] Acraea punctimarginea ; [EBW, (name only)]; [BAFR, 116]
Acraea (Acraea) punctimarginea ; [AfrL]

Acraea eltringhami Joicey & Talbot, 1921
W.Uganda - E.Zaire. See [About maps] Acraea eltringhami Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 47, pl. 10, f. 11, TL: Kisaba Forest, E.Kivu
Acraea eltringhami ; [EBW]; [BAFR, 114]
Acraea (Acraea) eltringhami ; [AfrL]

Acraea insignis Distant, 1880
-. See [About maps] Acraea insignis Distant, 1880; in Godman & Distant, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1880 : 184, pl. 19, f. 6, TL: Magila, East Africa
Acraea buxtoni Hewitson, 1877; Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 155 (preocc. Telchinia buxtoni Butler, 1875), TL: Zanzibar
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 81; [NHM]
Acraea insignis siginna Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 19, TL: Deutch Ost-Afrika
Acraea insignis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 81, pl. 7, f. 2, pl. 15, f. 17, pl. 16, f. 20; [BK, 381]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 42]
Acraea (Acraea) insignis ; [AfrL]

Larva on Gossypium, Adenia, Thea, Vitis [BK]

Malawi - Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia Acraea insignis insignis ; [BAFR, 114]
Acraea (Acraea) insignis insignis ; [AfrL]
?A. i. balbina Oberthür, 1888
Zanzibar, Tanzania Acraea balbina Oberthür, 1888; Étud. d'Ent. 12 : 6, pl. 3, f. 8
= Acraea insignis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 81
Acraea insignis balbina ; [BAFR, 114 (text)]
A. i. gorongozae van Son, 1963
E.Rhodesia, W.Moçambique Acraea insignis gorongozae van Son, 1963; Transv. Mus. Mem. 14: 14
Acraea insignis gorongozae ; [BAFR, 114 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) insignis gorongozae ; [AfrL]

Acraea igati Boisduval, 1833
Madagascar. See [About maps] Acraea igati Boisduval, 1833; Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 2 (2) : 177, pl. 4, f. 3, pl. 5, f. 3
Acraea igati Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 29, pl. 4, f. 3, pl. 5, f. 3
Acraea igati ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 49, pl. 7, f. 12; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 29 (text only)]; [EBW]; [BAFR, 118]
Acraea (Acraea) igati ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea dammii Vollenhoven, 1869
Madagascar, Comoro Is.. See [About maps] Acraea dammii Vollenhoven, 1869; Faune Madag. 5 (Ins.) : 12, pl. 2, f. 4
percussa Keferstein, 1870; Jahrb. Akad. Erfurt (2) 6 : 13, pl. 1, f. 1-2
= Acraea damii ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 50
Acraea masonala Ward, 1872; Ent. mon. Mag. 9 : 3
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 50
Acraea villettei Oberthür, 1925
= ; [MadL, fn. 69]
Acraea damii[sic, recte dammii] ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 50, pl. 7, f. 1, 1a-c
Acraea cuva villetyei[sic] ; [BK, 381 (note)]
Acraea cuva villettei ; [BAFR, 118 (spell.?)]
Acraea damii[sic, recte dammii] ; [EBW, (name only)]; [BK, 381 (note)]
Acraea dammii ; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 29]; [BAFR, 118]
Acraea (Acraea) dammii ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea cuva Grose-Smith, 1889
-. See [About maps] Acraea cuva Grose-Smith, 1889; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 3 (14) : 126, TL: Zanzibar
Acraea dammi nidama Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 18, TL: Dar-es-Salaam
= Acraea cuva nidama ; [NHM]
Acraea damii cuva ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 52
Acraea cuva ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1889, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Acraea) 2, [2] 3: 24, [2] 1: pl. 1, f. 5, [2] 3: pl. 7, f. 4; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 29 (text only)]
Acraea (Acraea) cuva ; [AfrL]
Kenya (coastal) - Tanzania - Mozambique, Malawi Acraea cuva cuva ; [BAFR, 118]; [BK, 381]

Acraea hamata Joicey & Talbot, 1922
E.Zaire (Kivu), SW.Uganda (Kigezi). See [About maps] Acraea hamata Joicey & Talbot, 1922; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (2) : 340, TL: Rugege Forest, 8000ft
Acraea hamata ; [BAFR: 114]; [EBW]
Acraea (Acraea) hamata ; [AfrL]

Acraea eugenia Karsch, 1893
Togo - Cameroun, Guinea, Angola. See [About maps] Acraea eugenia Karsch, 1893; Berl. ent. Z. 38 (1/2) : 196
Acraea eugenia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 53, pl. 4, f. 13; [BAFR, 117]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 37]
Acraea (Acraea) eugenia ; [AfrL]

Acraea rileyi Le Doux, 1931
Cameroun, Guinea. See [About maps] Acraea rileyi ; [EBW, (name only)]
?Acraea rileyi ; [BAFR, 118 (text)]
?Bematistes macarista rileyi ; [BAFR, 110 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) rileyi ; [AfrL]

Acraea machequena Grose-Smith, 1887
Rhodesia, Moçambique, Malawi, SE.Tanzania. See [About maps] Acraea machequena Grose-Smith, 1887; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 19 (109) : 62, TL: Delagoa Bay
Acraea machequena ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1889, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Acraea) 2, pl. 1, f. 3-4; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 66, pl. 7, f. 8; [BAFR, 116]
Acraea (Acraea) machequena ; [AfrL]

Acraea horta (Linnaeus, 1764)
South Africa, Transvaal, Rhodesia. See [About maps] Garden Acraea
Papilio horta Linnaeus, 1764; Mus. Lud. Ulr.: 234
Acraea horta ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 76, pl. 7, f. 1, pl. 15, f. 16; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 39]; [BAFR, 114]
Acraea (Acraea) horta ; [AfrL]

Larva on Kiggelaria africana, Passiflora spp., Tacsonia spp. [PBSA]


Acraea camaena (Drury, 1773)
Sierra Leone - Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea. See [About maps] Papilio camaena Drury, 1773; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 2 : 12, pl. 7, f. 2
Papilio murcia Fabricius, 1781; Spec. Ins. 2 : 33
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 82
Acraea camaena, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea camaena ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 82; [BAFR, 126]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 23]
Acraea (Acraea) camaena ; [AfrL]

Acraea cerasa Hewitson, 1861
-. See [About maps] Tree Top Acraea
Acraea cerasa Hewitson, 1861; Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea II): [48], pl. [24], f. 10, TL: Natal
Acraea cerasa ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892, Rhop. Exot. [2] 2: (Acraea) 11, pl. 4, f. 1-2; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 54, pl. 8, f. 14, pl. 16, f. 1; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 25]; [BK, 371]
Acraea (Acraea) cerasa ; [AfrL]

Larva on Rawsonia lucida [PBSA], Drypetes gerrardii [BK, S. C. Collins]

Natal - Kenya (E of Rift Valley) Acraea cerasa cerasa ; [BAFR, 117]
Acraea (Acraea) cerasa cerasa ; [AfrL]
A. c. cerita Sharpe, 1906
Uganda, NW.Tanzania?, E.Zaire? cerasa cerita Sharpe, 1906; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 18 : 75, TL: Toro Region
Acraea cerita ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 55, pl. 4, f. 9
Acraea cerasa cerita ; [BAFR, 117 (text)]
Acraea cerita ; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) cerasa cerita ; [AfrL]
A. c. kiellandi Carcasson, 1964
W of L. Tanganyika (highlands) Acraea cerasa kiellandi ; [BAFR, 117 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) cerasa kiellandi ; [AfrL]
A. c. unimaculata Grose-Smith, 1898
Kenya (highlands, W of Rift Valley) Acraea unimaculata Grose-Smith, 1898; Novit. Zool. 5 : 350
Acraea unimaculata ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Acraea) 19, pl. 6, f. 1-3; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 56, pl. 7, f. 16
Acraea cerasa unimaculata ; [BK, 371 (note)]; [BAFR, 117]
Acraea unimaculata ; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) cerasa unimaculata ; [AfrL]

Acraea kraka Aurivillius, 1893
-. See [About maps] Acraea kraka Aurivillius, 1893; Ent. Tidskr. 14 : 272, pl. 6, f. 3
Acraea kraka ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 52, pl. 7, f. 15; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 45]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) kraka ; [AfrL]
Nigeria, Cameroun, Equatorial Guinea Acraea kraka kraka ; [BAFR, 117]
Acraea (Acraea) kraka kraka ; [AfrL]
A. k. pallida Carpenter, 1932
NE.Zaire, W.Uganda Acraea kraka pallida ; [BAFR, 117 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) kraka pallida ; [AfrL]
A. k. kibi Usher, 1986
Acraea (Acraea) kraka kibi ; [AfrL]

?Acraea iturinoides Stoneham, 1936
iturinoides Stoneham, 1936; Bull. Stoneham Mus. (28): 1, TL: E.Africa
Acraea iturinoides ; [EBW, (name only)]

The zetes species-group

Acraea zetes (Linnaeus, 1758)
-. See [About maps] Large Spotted Acraea
Papilio zetes Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 487
Papilio menippe Drury, 1782; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : 16, pl. 13, f. 3-4
mycenaea Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (2): 27
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 84
zethea Godart, 1819; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (1): 236
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 84
jalema Godart, 1819; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (1): 234
zethes Staudinger, 1885; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (10): 83
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 84
Acraea zetes, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea zetes f. menippe ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 83
Acraea zetes f. jalema ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 84
Acraea zetes ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 83; [BK, 379]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 39-40]
Acraea (Acraea) zetes ; [AfrL]

Larva on Passiflora [EOB], Barteria [BK]

W.Kenya (W of the Rift Valley), Uganda, Senegal - Angola Acraea zetes zetes ; [BAFR, 144]; [BK, 379 (note)]
Acraea (Acraea) zetes zetes ; [AfrL]
A. z. annobona D'Abrera, 1980
Annobón (Pigalu), São Tomé Acraea zetes annobona D'Abrera, 1980; Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region: 144, TL: Annobón Is.
Acraea (Acraea) zetes annobona ; [AfrL]
A. z. rudolfi Eltringham, 1929
N.Kenya (Turkana, Kulal, Mt. Marsabit) Acraea zetes rudolfi ; [BK, 379 (note)]; [BAFR, 144 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) zetes rudolfi ; [AfrL]
A. z. sidamona Rothschild & Jordan, 1905
Ethiopia, S.Sudan Acraea zetes sidamona Rothschild & Jordan, 1905; Novit. Zool. 12: 179, TL: Abyssinia, Sidama
Acraea zetes sidamona ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 84, 87; [BAFR, 144 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) zetes sidamona ; [AfrL]

Acraea trimeni Aurivillius, 1898
N.Cape, W.Orange Free State, SW.Botswana, Namibia. See [About maps] Acraea barberi ab. (et var.?) trimeni Aurivillius, 1898; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 91
Acraea zetes trimeni ; [BAFR, 144 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) trimeni ; [AfrL]

Acraea barberi Trimen, 1881
W.Transvaal. See [About maps] Acraea barberi Trimen, 1881; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1881 (3) : 433
Acraea zetes acara f. barberi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 87
Acraea zetes barberi ; [BAFR, 144 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) barberi ; [AfrL]

Acraea acara Hewitson, 1865
Natal, S.Africa - Mozambique, Rhodesia, Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba), Malawi, Tanzania, E.Kenya. See [About maps] Acraea acara Hewitson, 1865; Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea III): [50], pl. [25], f. 19-20, TL: Natal and White Nile
Acraea caffra C. & R. Felder, [1865]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (2): 369, pl. 46, f. 10-11
Acraea zetes tescea Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 19, TL: Mhonda
Acraea zetes mhondana Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 20, TL: Mhondae
Acraea zetes f. mhondana ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 84
Acraea zetes acara f. caffra ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 84
Acraea zetes acara ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 84, pl. 8, f. 2; [BAFR, 144]; [BK, 379 (note)]
Acraea (Acraea) acara ; [AfrL]
A. a. melanophanes Le Cerf, 1927
Acraea (Acraea) acara melanophanes ; [AfrL]

Acraea chilo Godman, 1880
-. See [About maps] Acraea chilo Godman, 1880; in Godman & Distant, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1880 : 184, pl. 19, f. 4-5, TL: Kalamet, Sebka [Lebka?] valley, Abyssinia
Acraea crystallina Grose-Smith, 1890; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 5 : 167, TL: Voi River, Mombasa
Acraea (Telchinia) rosina Rogenhofer, 1891; Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 41 : 565
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 89
Acraea hoehneli Holland, 1896; Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18 (1098) : 746
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 89
Acraea wissmanni Weymer, 1903; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 16 (1) : 223, pl. 2, f. 3
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 89
Acraea crystallina ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Acraea) 7, pl. 3, f. 3-4
Acraea chile ♀.f. hoeneli[sic] ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 90
Acraea chilo ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 89, pl. 8, f. 4; [BK, 379]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 27]
Acraea (Acraea) chilo ; [AfrL]
NE.Tanzania, E.Kenya, C.Kenya, S.Ethiopia, Somalia Acraea chilo chilo ; [BAFR, 145]
Acraea (Acraea) chilo chilo ; [AfrL]
A. c. yemensis Le Doux, 1931
SW.Arabia chilo yemensis Le Doux, 1931; Mitt. Dt. Ent. Ges. 2 : 42
Acraea chilo yemensis ; [BAFR, 145 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) chilo yemensis ; [AfrL]

Acraea magnifica Carpenter & Jackson, 1950
N.Kenya (Mt. Marsabit, Mt. Kulal). See [About maps] Acraea chilo magnifica ; [BK, 379 (note)]; [BAFR, 145 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) magnifica ; [AfrL]

Acraea hypoleuca Trimen, 1898
Namibia. See [About maps] Acraea hypoleuca Trimen, 1898; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1898 (1) : 2, pl. 1, f. 1
Acraea hypoleuca ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 92, pl. 8, f. 3; [BAFR, 144 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) hypoleuca ; [AfrL]

The anemosa species-group

Acraea anemosa Hewitson, 1865
Zululand, Swaziland, Transvaal, Rhodesia, Moçambique, Malawi, Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba), Nambia, Angola, Tanzania, E.Kenya (coast), S.Somalia. See [About maps] Broad Bordered Acraea
Acraea anemosa Hewitson, 1865; Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea III): [49], pl. [25], f. 14-15, TL: Zambesi
Acraea arcticincta Butler, 1883; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 12 (68) : 103, TL: Victoria Nyanza
Acraea anemosa ab. interrupta Thurau, 1903; Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 303, TL: Uganda
Acraea anemosa mosana Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 20
Acraea anemosa dubiosa Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 20
ufipana Strand, 1911; Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 5 (2) : 279
urungensis Strand, 1911; Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 5 (2) : 279
Acraea (Telchinia) welwitschii Rogenhofer, 1892; Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 42 : 573, TL: Angola
Acraea anemosa ab. alboradiata Aurivillius, 1898; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 91
lobemba Neave, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 12, pl. 1, f. 2
Acraea welwitschi nivea Riley, 1921; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1921 (1-2) : 245, pl. 5, f. 8

Acraea anemosa f. arcticincta ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 94
Acraea anemosa f. mosana ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 94
Acraea anemosa f. dubiosa ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 94
Acraea anemosa f. interrupta ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 94
Acraea anemosa f. ufipana ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 94
Acraea anemosa f. urungensis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 94
Acraea anemosa ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 94, pl. 8, f. 6, pl. 16, f. 18; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 12]; [BAFR, 145]; [BK, 379]
Acraea welwitschii ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 97, pl. 8, f. 7
Acraea welwitschi ; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 12 (text only)]
Acraea welwitschii ; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea welwitschii welwitschii ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 97, pl. .2, f. 4 ♂, 5 ♀
Acraea anemosa f. welwitschii ; [BAFR, 145, fig.]
Acraea anemosa f. nivea ; [BAFR, 145, fig.]
Acraea welwitschii alboradiata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 97
Acraea anemosa f. alboradiata ; [BAFR, 145 (note)]
Acraea welwitschii lobemba ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 97
Acraea anemosa f. lobemba ; [BAFR, 145 (note)]
Acraea (Acraea) anemosa ; [AfrL]

Larva on Modecca abyssinica [PBSA], Adenia, Vitis [BK]


Acraea pseudolycia Butler, 1874
-. See [About maps] Acraea pseudolycia Butler, 1874; Cistula ent. 1 (8) : 213
Acraea emini Weymer, 1903; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 16 (1) : 221, pl. 2, f. 2
Acraea pseudolycia ♀f. emini ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 103, pl. 1, f. 2
Acraea pseudolycia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 101, pl. 8, f. 8; [BOW]
Acraea (Acraea) pseudolycia ; [AfrL]
Angola, Zaire (Shaba), W.Zambia Acraea pseudolycia pseudolycia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 102, pl. 1, f. 5; [BAFR, 146]
Acraea (Acraea) pseudolycia pseudolycia ; [AfrL]
A. p. astrigera Butler, 1899
C.Kenay, E.Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, N.Uganda, Ethiopia Acraea astrigera Butler, 1899; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1899 : 421, pl. 25, f. 5
Acraea astrigera f. brunnea Eltringham, 1911; Novit. Zool. 18 : 151, TL: Angola; Unyoro and Masindi; Entebbe
Acraea pseudolycia f. astrigera ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 18]
f. brunnea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 104, pl. 1, f. 4 ♂, 3 ♀
Acraea pseudolycia astrigera ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 102, pl. 1, f. 1 ♂,10 ♀; [BK, 380]; [BAFR, 146]
Acraea (Acraea) pseudolycia astrigera ; [AfrL]
A. p. f. auasa (Gabriel)
Acraea pseudolycia f. auasa ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 19]

Acraea turna Mabille, 1877
Madagascar. See [About maps] Acraea turna Mabille, 1877; Petites Nouvelles ent. 2 (178): 158, TL: Madagascar
Acraea marmorata Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892; Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Acraea) 9, pl. 3, f. 7-8, TL: Mahobo, Madagascar
Acraea turna f. marmorata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 105; [BAFR, 143, fig.]
Acraea turna ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 105; [BAFR, 143]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) turna ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

The egina species-group

Acraea egina (Cramer, [1775])
-. See [About maps] Papilio egina Cramer, [1775]; Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 64, pl. 39, f. F, G
Papilio rudolphina Herbst, 1792; in Jablonsky, Naturs. Schmett. 5: 7, pl. 81, f. 1-2
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 107
Papilio persephone Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 174
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 107
zidora Godart, 1819; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (1): 237
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 107
Acraea egina, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea egina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 106, pl. 8, f. 1, pl. 16, f. 17; [BK, 372]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 31-32]
Acraea (Acraea) egina ; [AfrL]

Larva on Rawsonia, Adenia [BK]

Senegal - Zaire, Angola, Sudan? Acraea egina egina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 108, pl. 6, f. 15 (larva); [BAFR, 143]
Acraea (Acraea) egina egina ; [AfrL]
A. e. areca (Mabille, 1888)
N.Transvaal - E.Rhodesia, Moçambique, S.Malawi, E.Kenya (coast), E.Tanzania (coast) Acraea areca Mabille, 1888; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. (6) 8 : clxix
Acraea khara Grose-Smith, 1889; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 3 (14) : 128
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 107
Acraea khara ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1889, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Acraea) 5, pl. 2, f. 1-2, [3]: (Additions-Corrections) 1
Acraea egina areca ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 107, 109; [BAFR, 143 (text)]; [BK, 372 (note)]
Acraea (Acraea) egina areca ; [AfrL]
SW.Ethiopia, SE.Sudan Acraea egina bellehui ; [BAFR, 143 (text)]
A. e. harrisoni Sharpe, 1904
E.Zaire, Uganda, W.Kenya, W.Tanzania Acraea harrisoni Sharpe, 1904; Entomologist 37 : 132, TL: Nyangori
Acraea egina f. harrisoni ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 107
Acraea (Acraea) egina harrisoni ; [AfrL]
Acraea egina harrisoni ; [BK, 372 (note)]; [BAFR, 143 (text)]
A. e. pembanus Kielland, 1990
Acraea (Acraea) egina pembanus ; [AfrL]

Acraea medea (Cramer, [1775])
Príncipe I. Papilio medea Cramer, [1775]; Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 128, pl. 81, f. C, D
Papilio pasiphae Fabricius, 1781; Spec. Ins. 2 : 33
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 107
Papilioa medoa Palisot de Beauvois, 1805; Ins. Afr. Amer.: 220, pl. 6, f. 2a-b
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 107
saronis Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (2): 27
= Acraea egina saronis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 108
Acraea egina medea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 107, 110, pl. 2, f. 1 ♂; [BAFR, 143 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) medea ; [AfrL]

The cepheus species-group

Acraea cepheus (Linnaeus, 1758)
-. See [About maps] Papilio cepheus Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 487
baumanni Rogenhofer, 1889; Ann. Mus. Wien. 4 : 551, pl. 23, f. 2
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 112
Acraea cepheus sucepha Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 25, TL: Mukenge
Acraea cepheus f. nigrescens Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 112, 114
Acraea cepheus f. cepheana Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 98, TL: Kamerun
Acraea cepheus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea cepheus f. sucepha ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 112
Acraea cepheus ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 111, pl. 8, f. 12; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 24]
Acraea (Acraea) cepheus ; [AfrL]
from (Nigeria - Angola) - Uganda, W.Tanzania, Zambia Acraea cepheus cepheus ; [BAFR, 148]

Acraea abdera Hewitson, 1852
-. See [About maps] Acraea abdera Hewitson, 1852; Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea I): [45], pl. [23], f. 1-2, TL: Fernando Po
Acraea cepheus pheusaca Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 25, TL: Mukenge
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 112
Acraea abdera, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea cepheus f. abdera ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 112
Acraea abdera ; [BAFR, 148]
Acraea (Acraea) abdera ; [AfrL]
Acraea (Acraea) abdera abdera ; [AfrL]
A. a. eginopsis Aurivillius, 1898
Sierra Leone - Benin Acraea cepheus var. eginopsis Aurivillius, 1898; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 93
Acraea cepheus f. eginopsis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 112
Acraea cepheus eginopsis ; [BAFR, 148 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) abdera eginopsis ; [AfrL]

Acraea petraea Boisduval, 1847
Natal, Zululand, Moçambique - Kenya, Malawi. See [About maps] Blood Acraea
Acraea petraea Boisduval, 1847; in Delegorgue, Voyage Afr. australe, 2: 589
Acraea petraea petrina Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 25
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 114 (dry season)
Acraea petraea taborana Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 26, TL: Tabora
Acraea petraea f. taborana ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 114, 116
Acraea petraea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 114; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 16]; [BAFR, 147]; [BK, 372]
Acraea (Acraea) petraea ; [AfrL]

Larva on Xylotheca kraussiana, X. kotzei [PBSA]


Acraea rohlfsi Suffert, 1904
Acraea rohlfsi Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 124, pl. 3, f. 5, TL: Ukerewe I.
Acraea rohlfsi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 136, pl. 1, f. 7 ♂; [EBW]
Acraea (Acraea) rohlfsi ; [AfrL]

Acraea guillemei Oberthür, 1893
Angola, S.Zaire (Shaba), N.Zambia, W.Tanzania. See [About maps] Acraea guillemei Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 19, pl. 1, f. 1
Acraea guillemei ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 117, pl. 9, f. 2; [BAFR, 148]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 55]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) guillemei ; [AfrL]

Acraea diogenes Suffert, 1904
Angola, Zambia, S.Zaire. See [About maps] Acraea diogenes Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 14, TL: Guinea
lactea Neave, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 20, pl. 1, f. 7
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 156
?acutipennis Lathy, 1906²; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1906 (1) : 3, pl. 1, f. 3
= Acraea guillemei ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 117
Acraea diogenes ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 156, pl. 16, f. 13; [BAFR, 148]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) diogenes ; [AfrL]

Acraea buettneri Rogenhofer, 1889
S.Zaire, Angola, Namibia, Zambia. See [About maps] Acraea büttneri Rogenhofer, 1889; Ann. Mus. Wien. 4 : 553, pl. 23, f. 8
felina Trimen, 1891; Proc. zool. soc. Lond. 1891 : 65, pl. 8, f. 5-6
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 118
?Acraea parapetraea Schouteden, 1919; Rev. Zool. afr. 6 (2) : 152
Acraea büttneri ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 118, pl. 9, f. 1
Acraea buttneri ; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 19]
Acraea buettneri ; [BAFR, 149]
Acraea (Acraea) buettneri ; [AfrL]

Acraea violarum Boisduval, 1847
Natal, Transvaal, Rhodesia, S.Moçambique. See [About maps] Acraea violarum Boisduval, 1847; in Delegorgue, Voyage Afr. australe, 2: 591
nataliensis Angas, 1849; Kafirs Illustr.: pl. 30, f. 6
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 120
Acraea violarum ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 120, pl. 9, f. 3, pl. 15, f. 20; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 36]; [BAFR, 149]
Acraea (Acraea) violarum ; [AfrL]

Larva on Tryphostemma sandersonii [PBSA]


Acraea asema Hewitson, 1877
Rhodesia, Zambia, Malawi, Moçambique, S.Tanzania. See [About maps] Acraea asema Hewitson, 1877; Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 52, TL: Lake Nyassa
Acraea empusa Butler, 1894; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 : 656, TL: Zomba
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 122
Acraea violarum gracilis Wichgraf, 1908; Berl. Ent. Z. 53 : 243, pl. 6, f. 7-8
Acraea asema f. gracilis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 122
Acraea asema ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 122, pl. 9, f. 4, pl. 15, f. 19; [BAFR, 149]
Acraea (Acraea) asema ; [AfrL]

Acraea omrora Trimen, 1894
-. See [About maps] Acraea omrora Trimen, 1894; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1894 : 24 note
Acraea omrora ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 124, pl. 9, f. 5, pl. 15, f. 21
Acraea (Acraea) omrora ; [AfrL]
N.Namibia, S.Angola Acraea omrora omrora ; [BAFR, 149]
Acraea (Acraea) omrora omrora ; [AfrL]
?A. o. umbrata Wichgraf, 1908
Zambia - SE.Zaire Acraea violarum umbrata Wichgraf, 1908; Berl. Ent. Z. 53 : 242, pl. 6, f. 5-6
Acraea omrora umbrata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 124; [BAFR, 149 (text)]
A. o. umbraetae Pierre, 1988
Acraea (Acraea) omrora umbraetae ; [AfrL]

Acraea lofua Eltringham, 1911
Zambia. See [About maps] Acraea lofua Eltringham, 1911; Novit. Zool. 18 : 150, TL: Lofu River, N.E. Rhodesia
Acraea lofua ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 127, pl. 1, f. 8 ♂, 9 ♀, pl. 9, f. 12-13; [BAFR, 146]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) lofua ; [AfrL]

Acraea bailunduensis Wichgraf, 1918
Angola. See [About maps] Acraea bailunduensis Wichgraf, 1918; Int. Ent. Z. 12 (4) : 28
Acraea bailunduensis ; [BAFR, 146 (text)]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) bailunduensis ; [AfrL]

Acraea nohara Boisduval, 1847
-. See [About maps] Acraea nohara Boisduval, 1847; in Delegorgue, Voyage Afr. australe, 2: 590
Acraea actiaca Hewitson, 1852; Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea I): [45], pl. [23], f. 3, TL: Natal
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 128
Acraea nohara ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 128, pl. 9, f. 8, pl. 16, f. 19; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 55]
Acraea (Acraea) nohara ; [AfrL]

Larva on Wormskioldia longepedunculata, Tryphostemma sandersonii [PBSA]

Natal, N.Transvaal, E.Transvaal Acraea nohara nohara ; [BAFR, 146]
Acraea (Acraea) nohara nohara ; [AfrL]
A. n. halali Marshall, 1896
Rhodesia (Mashonaland, Manicaland) nohara halali Marshall, 1896; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896 (4) : 555
Acraea nohara halali ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 128, 130; [BAFR, 146]
Acraea (Acraea) nohara halali ; [AfrL]
?A. n. junodi Oberthür²
Mozambique - Kenya ?Acraea nohara junodi ; [BAFR, 146 (text)]

Acraea punctellata Eltringham, 1912
Zambia, Malawi, S.Tanzania. See [About maps] Acraea nohara punctellata Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 129, 131, pl. 5, f. 9 ♂, TL: Nyassaland, Zomba; Angoniland
Acraea nohara punctellata ; [BAFR, 146]
Acraea (Acraea) punctellata ; [AfrL]

Acraea chambezi Neave, 1910
E.Zambia, Malawi. See [About maps] chambezi Neave, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 21, pl. 1, f. 5
Acraea chambezi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 132, pl. 9, f. 10; [BAFR, 146]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) chambezi ; [AfrL]

Acraea mansya Eltringham, 1911
-. See [About maps] Acraea mansya Eltringham, 1911; Novit. Zool. 18 : 153, TL: near L. Young, N.E. Rhodesia
Acraea mansya ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 134, pl. 1, f. 13 ♂, 12 ♀, pl. 9, f. 11
Acraea (Acraea) mansya ; [AfrL]
Acraea mansya ; [EBW, (name only)]
Zambia Acraea mansya mansya ; [BAFR, 147]
S.Zaire (Shaba) ?Acraea mansya janssensi ; [BAFR, 145 (text)]

Acraea onerata Trimen, 1891
South West Africa (Ovamboland). See [About maps] Acraea onerata Trimen, 1891; Proc. zool. soc. Lond. 1891 : 61, pl. 8, f. 7-8
Acraea onerata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 135; [BAFR, 147]
Acraea (Acraea) onerata ; [AfrL]

Acraea atolmis Westwood, 1882
Victoria Falls - Botswana - Ovamboland, S.Zaire (Shaba), Angola. See [About maps] Acraea atolmis Westwood, 1882; in Oates, Matabeland : 343, pl. F, f. 3-4
acontias Westwood, 1882; in Oates, Matabeland : 345, pl. F, f. 7-8
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 137 (f. aest.)
luxi Rogenhofer, 1889; Ann. Mus. Wien. 4 : 550, pl. 23, f. 5
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 137
Acraea acontias ab. decora Weymer, 1901; Ent. Zs. 15 (16): 62
Acraea atolmis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea atolmis f. decora ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 138
Acraea atolmis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 137, pl. 9, f. 9, pl. 15, f. 27; [BAFR, 143]
Acraea (Acraea) atolmis ; [AfrL]

Acraea periphanes Oberthür, 1893
Zambia, Malawi, S.Tanzania, W.Tanzania, S.Zaire (Shaba), Angola. See [About maps] Acraea periphanes Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 20, pl. 2, f. 23
Acraea beni Bethune-Baker, 1908; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1908 (1) : 110
Acraea onerata f. umida Wichgraf, 1908; Berl. Ent. Z. 53 : 246, pl. 6, f. 10
Acraea periphanes f. melaina Eltringham, 1911; Novit. Zool. 18 : 152, TL: Lower Chambesi, L. Bangweolo
Acraea periphanes f. marginata Eltringham, 1911; Novit. Zool. 18 : 153, TL: Lower Chambesi, L. Bangweolo
= Acraea periphanes f. umida ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 140
Acraea periphanes f. acritoides Eltringham, 1911; Novit. Zool. 18 : 153, TL: Chinsali District, Lower Chambesi, L. Bangweolo
?Acraea periphanes interposita Wichgraf, 1918; Int. Ent. Z. 12 (4) : 29
Acraea periphanes f. beni ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 139, 141
Acraea periphanes f. melaina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 139, 141, pl. 3, f. 10 ♂
Acraea periphanes f. umida ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 140, 141, pl. 5, f. 7 ♂
Acraea periphanes f. acritoides ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 140, 142, pl. 3, f. 11 ♂
Acraea periphanes ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 139, pl. 9, f. 6-7; [BAFR, 147]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 15]
Acraea (Acraea) periphanes ; [AfrL]

The aureola species-group

?Acraea aureola Eltringham, 1911
Angola. See [About maps] Acraea aureola Eltringham, 1911; Novit. Zool. 18 : 149, TL: Bihé, Angola
Acraea aureola ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 142, pl. 2, f. 8 ♂, pl. 9, f. 14-15; [BAFR, 147]; [EBW, (name only)]

The acrita species-group

Acraea acrita Hewitson, 1865
-. See [About maps] Fiery Acraea
Acraea acrita Hewitson, 1865; Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea III): [50], pl. [25], f. 18, TL: Zambesi
msamwiae Strand, 1911; Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 5 (2) : 282
aquilina Strand, 1911; Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 5 (2) : 281
nyassicola Strand, 1911; Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 5 (2) : 282
Acraea acrita f. msamwiae ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 143, 152
Acraea acrita f. aquilina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 143, 152
Acraea acrita f. nyassicola ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 143, 152
Acraea acrita ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 143, pl. 10, f. 1, 4, pl. 16, f. 10; [BK, 373]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 2]
Acraea (Acraea) acrita ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia? [BK]

Rhodesia - Mozambique, Malawi, E.Zambia, N.Zambia, S.Zaire (E.Shaba), Tanzania Acraea acrita acrita ; [BAFR, 137]
Acraea (Acraea) acrita acrita ; [AfrL]
A. a. ambigua Trimen, 1891
SW.Zambia, N.Angola acrita ambigua Trimen, 1891; Proc. zool. soc. Lond. 1891 : 70, pl. 9, f. 11
Acraea acrita ambigua ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 143, 148; [BAFR, 137]
Acraea (Acraea) acrita ambigua ; [AfrL]
A. a. littoralis Eltringham, 1912
Acraea acrita littoralis Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 144, 149, pl. 10, f. 7, 10
Acraea acrita var. aquilia Thurau, 1903; Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 129, pl. 2, f. 8
chaeribulula Strand, 1911; Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 5 (2) : 281
usaramensis Strand, 1911; Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 5 (2) : 282
Acraea acrita littoralis f. aquilia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 144, 152 (wet season)
Acraea acrita littoralis f. chaeribulula ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 144, 152
Acraea acrita littoralis f. usaramensis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 144, 152

Acraea guluensis Le Doux, 1932
N.Uganda. See [About maps] Acraea acrita guluensis ; [BAFR, 137 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) guluensis ; [AfrL]

Acraea eltringhamiana Le Doux, 1932
C.Zambia (L. Bangweulu), S.Zaire. See [About maps] eltringhamiana Le Doux, 1932; Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 18 : 197
Acraea acrita eltringhamiana ; [BAFR, 137 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) eltringhamiana ; [AfrL]

Acraea pudorina Staudinger, 1885
S.Kenya. See [About maps] Kenyan Fiery Acraea
Acraea pudorina Staudinger, 1885; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (10): 84, (7): pl. 33
Acraea acrita pudorina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 144, 150, pl. 10, f. 3, 6; [BAFR, 137]
Acraea pudorina ; [BK, 372]; Pierre, 1987, Nouv. Révue Ent. (N.S.) 4
Acraea (Acraea) pudorina ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia? [BK]


Acraea utengulensis Thurau, 1903
Tanzania. See [About maps] Tanzanian Fiery Acraea
Acraea acrita var. utengulensis Thurau, 1903; Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 130, pl. 2, f. 9
Acraea acrita pudorina f. utengulensis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 144, 152 (wet season)
Acraea acrita utengulensis ; [BAFR, 137]
Acraea utengulensis ; [BK, 373]
Acraea (Acraea) utengulensis ; [AfrL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
Acraea acrita ambigua Trimen, 1891; van Someren, 1925, J. E.Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 23[?]

Larva on Adenia? [BK]


Acraea manca Thurau, 1903
Acraea guillemei var. manca Thurau, 1903; Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 305, TL: Irangi
lindica Strand, 1911; Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 5 (2) : 282
Acraea manca; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea acrita manca f. lindica ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 144, 151
Acraea acrita f. manca ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 150, pl. 3, f. 8
Acraea acrita manca ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 144, pl. 10, f. 2, 5
Acraea (Acraea) manca ; [AfrL]

Acraea chaeribula Oberthür, 1893
S.Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba). See [About maps] Acraea chaeribula Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 19, pl. 2, f. 16
Acraea chaeribula ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 153, pl. 9, f. 17-18, pl. 16, f. 8; [BAFR, 138]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 26]
Acraea (Acraea) chaeribula ; [AfrL]

Acraea lualabae Neave, 1910
S.Zaire (Shaba). See [About maps] Acraea lualabae Neave, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 18, pl. 1, f. 4, TL: Congo, Lualaba R.
Acraea lualabae ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 155, pl. 9, f. 16; [BAFR, 138]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) lualabae ; [AfrL]

The caecilia species-group

Acraea caecilia (Fabricius, 1781)
Senegal - E.Africa, Abyssinia. See [About maps] Papilio caecilia Fabricius, 1781; Spec. Ins. 2 : 34
bendis Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (2): 27
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 182
Papilio hypatia Drury, 1782; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : 16, pl. 13, f. 1-2
Papilio artemisa Stoll, [1790]; Aanhangsel Werk, Uitl. Kapellen (2-5): 123, pl. 25, f. 4, 4d
Acraea caecilia f. hypatia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 182, 184
Acraea caecilia f. artemisa ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 182, 184
Acraea caecilia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 182, pl. 11, f. 2; [BK, 376]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 21]
Acraea (Acraea) caecilia ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia [BK]

Gambia - Senegal, N.Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, W.Kenya Acraea caecilia caecilia ; [BAFR, 138]
Acraea (Acraea) caecilia caecilia ; [AfrL]
A. c. kulal van Someren, 1936
N.Kenya (Mt. Kula, Marsabit) Acraea caecilia kulal ; [BK, 376 (note)]; [BAFR, 138 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) caecilia kulal ; [AfrL]
A. c. pudora Aurivillius, 1910
E.Kenya (E of the Rift Valley) - Tanzania, N.Malawi caecilia pudora Aurivillius, 1910; in Sjösted, Kilimandjaro-Meru Exped. 2 (9) : 4
umbrina Aurivillius, 1910; in Sjösted, Kilimandjaro-Meru Exped. 2 (9) : 4
Acraea caecilia pudora f. umbrina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 182, 184
Acraea caecilia pudora ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 182, 184; [BK, 376 (note)]; [BAFR, 138 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) caecilia pudora ; [AfrL]

Acraea caldarena Hewitson, 1877
-. See [About maps] Black Tip Acraea Black-tipped Acraea
Acraea caldarena Hewitson, 1877; Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 52, TL: Lake Nyassa
amphimallia Westwood, 1881; in Oates, Matabeland : 347, pl. E, f. 1-2
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 161
dircea Westwood, 1881; in Oates, Matabeland : 348
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 161
Telchinia nero Butler, 1883; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 12 (68) : 102, TL: Victoria Nyanza
Acraea caldarena recaldana Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 27, TL: Tabora
= Acraea calraderna ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 161
Acraea caldarena f. nero ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 161, 162
Acraea caldarena ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 161, pl. 11, f. 1; [BK, 377]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 22]
Acraea (Acraea) caldarena ; [AfrL]

Larva on Wormskioldia longepedunculata [PBSA], Adenia [BK]

S.Africa, Rhodesia, Botswana, Angola, S.Zaire (Shaba), Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya Acraea caldarena caldarena ; [BAFR, 140]
Acraea (Acraea) caldarena caldarena ; [AfrL]
A. c. neluska Oberthür, 1878
E.Kenya (coast), E.Tanzania (coast) Acraea oncaea var. neluska Oberthür, 1878; Étud. d'Ent. 3 : 25, pl. 2, f. 2-3
Acraea ombria Weymer, 1892; Stettin ent. Ztg 53 (4-6) : 82
= Acraea caldarena f. neluska ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 161
Acraea caldarena f. neluska ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 161, 163
Acraea caldarena neluska ; [BK, 377 (note)]; [BAFR, 140]
Acraea (Acraea) caldarena neluska ; [AfrL]

Acraea pudorella Aurivillius, 1898
-. See [About maps] Acraea caldarena var. pudorella Aurivillius, 1898; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 99
braesia Sharpe, 1894; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1894 (3) : 337
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 163
?Acraea pudorella reducta Wichgraf, 1918; Int. Ent. Z. 12 (4) : 29
Acraea pudorella ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 163, pl. 11, f. 5, pl. 15, f. 24
Acraea (Acraea) pudorella ; [AfrL]
Acraea pudorella ; [EBW]
SW.Africa - W.Zambia, Angola, Tanzania, E.Kenya (coast) Acraea pudorella detecta Neave, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 24, pl. 1, f. 6, 6a
= ; Heath, Newport & Hancock, 2001, The Butterflies of Zambia
Acraea pudorella pudorella ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 164, pl. 3, f. 7; [BK, 375]; [BAFR, 139]
Acraea pudorella detecta ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 164, 165; [BAFR, 139]

Acraea equatorialis Neave, 1904
-. See [About maps] Acraea doubledayi equatorialis Neave, 1904; Novit. Zool. 11 : 327
Acraea equatorialis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 177, pl. 12, f. 6, pl. 15, f. 28; [BK, 374]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 33]
Acraea equatoralis[sic] ; [EBW]
Acraea aequatorialis ; (missp.)
Acraea (Acraea) equatorialis ; [AfrL]
NW.Tanzania, E.Uganda, W.Kenya Acraea equatorialis equatorialis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 177, pl. 2, f. 10 ♂, 11 ♀; [BAFR, 142]
Acraea (Acraea) equatorialis equatorialis ; [AfrL]
A. e. anaemia Eltringham, 1912
E.Kenya, NE.Tanzania Acraea equatorialis anaemia Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 177, 179, pl. 5, f. 5 ♂, TL: British E. Africa, Kikuyu Escarpment, Campi-ya-Simba; Rabai; Zanzibar; Pemba I.
Acraea equatorialis anaemia ; [BAFR, 142 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) equatorialis anaemia ; [AfrL]

Acraea aglaonice Westwood, 1881
Zululand, Moçambique, Transvaal, Rhodesia, Botswana. See [About maps] Acraea aglaonice Westwood, 1881; in Oates, Matabeland : 346
Acraea fenestrata Trimen, 1881; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1881 (3) : 435
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 186
Acraea aglaonice ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 186, pl. 10, f. 16; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 4]; [BAFR, 143]
Acraea (Acraea) aglaonice ; [AfrL]

Acraea asboloplintha Karsch, 1894
Uganda, Ruwenzori, Kenya. See [About maps] Black-Winged Acraea
Acraea asboloplintha Karsch, 1894; Ent. Nachr. 20 (14/15) : 223, TL: Patsho, Nandi country, Uganda
Acraea dissociata Grose-Smith, 1898; Novit. Zool. 5 : 350
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 196
Acraea dissociata ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Acraea) 19, pl. 6, f. 4-6
Acraea asboloplintha ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 196; [BK, 376]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 13]
Acraea (Acraea) asboloplintha ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia, Passiflora, Tryphostemma, Vitis [BK]

W.Kenya (W of the Rift Valley), E.Zaire, Uganda Acraea asboloplintha asboloplintha ; [BK, 377 (note)]; [BAFR, 139]
Acraea (Acraea) asboloplintha asboloplintha ; [AfrL]
A. a. rubescens Trimen, 1909
E.Kenya (Abderdares, Nairobi, Meru, Mt.Kenya) Acraea asboloplintha rubescens Trimen, 1909; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1908 (3) : 547, TL: Weithaga
?Acraea asboloplintha ♀-f. albula Joicey & Talbot, 1922; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (2) : 340
Acraea asboloplintha rubescens ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 196, 197; [BAFR, 139]; [BK, 377 (note)]
Acraea (Acraea) asboloplintha rubescens ; [AfrL]

Acraea leucopyga Aurivillius, 1904
Zambia, Malawi, S.Zaire (Shaba), Tanzania, Uganda. See [About maps] Acraea leucopyga Aurivillius, 1904; Ent. Tidskr 25 : 92, f. 32
Acraea liszti Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 17, TL: Ungoni; Nyassa See
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 157
Acraea leucopyga latiapicalis Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 50, pl. 9, f. 9, TL: Kabala, Upper Congo
Acraea leucopyga ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 157, pl. 12, f. 3, pl. 16, f. 7; [BAFR, 140]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 46]
Acraea (Acraea) leucopyga ; [AfrL]

Acraea rhodesiana Wichgraf, 1908
Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba). See [About maps] Acraea rhodesiana Wichgraf, 1908; Berl. Ent. Z. 53 : 240, pl. 6, f. 1-2, TL: Rhodesia, Lofu R.
Acraea rhodesiana ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 166, pl. 2, f. 6; [BAFR, 140]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 4 (text only)]
Acraea (Acraea) rhodesiana ; [AfrL]

Acraea braesia Godman, 1885
NE.Tanzania, E.Kenya, N.Kenya, NE.Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia. See [About maps] Acraea braesia Godman, 1885; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885 : 538
leucosoma Staudinger, 1885; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (10): 84
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 169
Acraea regalis Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 20, pl. 2, f. 20
Acraea braesia f. regalis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 169, 171
Acraea braesia ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1889, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Acraea) 3, pl. 1, f. 7; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 169, pl. 11, f. 7; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 17]; [BAFR, 142]; [BK, 374]
Acraea (Acraea) braesia ; [AfrL]

Larva on Vernonia [BK]


Acraea sykesi Sharpe, 1902
NE.Zaire, S.Sudan, Uganda, C.A.R, N.Cameroun, N.Nigeria, SW.Kenya. See [About maps] Sykes' Acraea
Acraea sykesi Sharpe, 1902; Entomologist 35 : 279
Acraea mystica Neave, 1904; Novit. Zool. 11 : 327
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 171
Acraea doubledayi sykesi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 171, 173
Acraea sykesi ; [BK, 373]; [BAFR, 142]
Acraea (Acraea) sykesi ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia [BK]


Acraea doubledayi Guérin-Méneville, 1849
-. See [About maps] Acraea doubledayi Guérin-Méneville, 1849; Voyage en Abyssinie 6: 378
Acraea gaekwari Sharpe, 1901; Entomologist 34 (Suppl.) : 2
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 171
Acraea doubledayi f. candida Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 171, 173, TL: Nyam Nyam
Acraea doubledayi arabica Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 172, 173, pl. 2, f. 2 ♂ (preocc. Rebel, 1907), TL: S.Arabia, Azvaki Ravine
Acraea doubledayi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 171, pl. 11, f. 6; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 30]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) doubledayi ; [AfrL]
SE.Sudan, N.Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia Acraea doubledayi doubledayi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 172, pl. 2, f. 3; [BAFR, 142]
Acraea (Acraea) doubledayi doubledayi ; [AfrL]
?A. d. rileyi Eltringham, 1913²
Kenya Acraea doubledayi doubledayi f. rileyi ; [BAFR, 142, fig.]
Acraea nr. doubledayi ; [BK, 374]
A. d. azvaki d'Abrera, 1980
S.Yemen Acraea doubledayi azvaki ; [BAFR, 142]
Acraea (Acraea) doubledayi azvaki ; [AfrL]

Acraea oncaea Hopffer, 1855
Natal, Transvaal, Rhodesia, Moçambique, E.Africa - Abyssinia, Congo. See [About maps] Window Acraea
Acraea oncaea Hopffer, 1855; Ber. Verh. Akad. Berlin 1855 : 640, TL: Mozambique
Acraea oncaea caoncius Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 27, TL: Mhondo; Mrogoro
Acraea oncaea alboradiata Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 28, TL: Lindi
Acraea oncaea modesta Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 28, TL: Zululand
Acraea oncaea obscura Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 28, TL: Songeo-Ungoni; Delagoa Bai
Acraea oncaea defasciata Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 29

Acraea oncaea f. alboradiata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 174
Acraea oncaea f. modesta ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 174
Acraea oncaea f. obscura ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 174
Acraea oncaea f. defasciata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 174
Acraea oncaea f. caoncius ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 174
Acraea oncaea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 174, pl. 12, f. 5, pl. 15, f. 25; [BK, 375]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 4-5]; [BAFR, 141]
Acraea (Acraea) oncaea ; [AfrL]

Larva on Oncoba kraussiana, Wormskieoldia longepedunculata, Adenia spp. [PBSA]

A. o. liacea Suffert, 1904
Acraea caecilia liacea Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 29, TL: Usandowi, Deutsch-Ost-Afrika
Acraea oncaea liacea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 174

Acraea ella Eltringham, 1911
Angola. See [About maps] Acraea ella Eltringham, 1911; Novit. Zool. 18 : 151, TL: Bihé, Angola
Acraea ella ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 179, pl. 2, f. 7 ♂, pl. 11, f. 8; [BAFR, 142]
Acraea ela[sic] ; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) ella ; [AfrL]

Acraea axina Westwood, 1881
Zululand, Rhodesia, Moçambique, Transvaal, Botswana, South West Africa, Malawi. See [About maps] Acraea axina Westwood, 1881; in Oates, Matabeland : 344
Acraea axina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 180, pl. 12, f. 7; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 15]; [BAFR, 141]
Acraea (Acraea) axina ; [AfrL]

Acraea marnois Rogenhofer, 1889
S.Sudan, Lake Victoria. See [About maps] Acraea marnois Rogenhofer, 1889; Ann. Mus. Wien. 4 : 552, pl. 23, f. 7
Acraea marnois ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 184, pl. 11, f. 4; [BAFR, 139]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) marnois ; [AfrL]

Acraea atergatis Westwood, 1881
Rhodesia, Zambia, Botswana - Ovamboland. See [About maps] Acraea atergatis Westwood, 1881; in Oates, Matabeland : 342
Acraea atergatis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 188, pl. 12, f. 2; [BAFR, 139]
Acraea (Acraea) atergatis ; [AfrL]

Acraea stenobea Wallengren, 1860
South West Africa, Botswana, Rhodesia, Transvaal, Orange Free State. See [About maps] Acraea stenobea Wallengren, 1860; Wien ent. Monats. 4: 35
acronycta Westwood, 1881; in Oates, Matabeland : 346
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 190
Acraea albomaculata Weymer, 1892; Stettin ent. Ztg 53 (4-6) : 83
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 190
Acraea stenobea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 190, pl. 10, f. 15; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 31]; [BAFR, 140]
Acraea (Acraea) stenobea ; [AfrL]

Acraea lygus Druce, 1875
South West Africa, Botswana, Kenya, Zambia. See [About maps] Acraea lygus Druce, 1875; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1875 : 408
= Acraea stenobea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 190
Acraea lygus ; [BAFR, 141]; [BK, 376]
Acraea (Acraea) lygus ; [AfrL]

Acraea natalica Boisduval, 1847
Natal - Rhodesia, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba), Tanzania, E.Kenya. See [About maps] Natal Acraea
Acraea natalica Boisduval, 1847; in Delegorgue, Voyage Afr. australe, 2: 590
?cephaea Bertolini, 1851; Mem. Accad. Bologna (1) 2: 176
= ?; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 192
Acraea bellua Wallengren, 1857; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 22
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 192
Acraea natalica umbrata Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 30, TL: Mikindani
?Acraea dispar Schouteden, 1919; Rev. Zool. afr. 6 (2) : 154
Acraea natalica f. umbrata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 192
Acraea natalica natalica ; [BAFR, 138]; [BK, 375]
Acraea natalica ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 192, pl. 12, f. 1; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 50]
Acraea (Acraea) natalica ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia gummifera, Passiflora spp., Wormskioldia longepedunculata [PBSA]


Acraea pseudegina Westwood, 1852
Senegal - Angola, Zaire, Nigeria, W.Kenya, S.Ethiopia. See [About maps] Acraea pseudegina Westwood, 1852; Gen. diurn. Lep. (2): 531
Acraea abadima Ribbe, 1889; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (1) : 182, pl. 4, f. 2
= ; [NHM]
Acraea clarei Neave, 1904; Novit. Zool. 11 : 327, pl. 1, f. 4
= Acraea natalica abadima ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 193
Acraea pseudegina, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea natalica pseudegina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 192, 194, pl. 6, f. 9; [BAFR, 138 (text)]
Acraea natalica abadima ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 192, 195; [BAFR, 138 (text)]
Acraea pseudegina ; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 50 (text only)]; [BK, 376]
Acraea (Acraea) pseudegina ; [AfrL]

Larva on Passiflora, Cephalomma [BK, Fontaine, 1988]


The rahira species-group

Acraea rahira Boisduval, 1833
-. See [About maps] Marsh Acraea
Acraea rahira Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 33, pl. 5, f. 4-5
Acraea rahira, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea rahira ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 202, pl. 13, f. 1; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 23]
Acraea (Actinote) rahira ; [AfrL]

Larva on Polygonum pulchrum, Erigeron canadense [PBSA]

S.Africa, Rhodesia, Mozambique - Malawi, S.Tanzania, Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba), Angola, W.Kenya, Uganda Acraea rahira uasingishuensis Stoneham, 1943; Bull. Stoneham Mus. (45): ?
= Acraea rahira ; Pierre & Bernaud, 2002, Lambillionea 102 (3 I): 248
Acraea rahira rahira ; [BAFR, 126]
Acraea rahira uasingishuensis ; [BAFR, 127 (text)]; [BK, 370]
Acraea rahira rahira ; Pierre & Bernaud, 2002, Lambillionea 102 (3 I): 247, fig.
Acraea (Actinote) rahira rahira ; [AfrL]

Larva on Polygonum, Erigeron [BK]

A. r. mufindi Kielland, 1990
Tanzania Acraea rahira mufindi Kielland, 1990; , TL: de Mufindi, Ngwasi, 1800m (8°36'S, 33°17'E)
Acraea rahira mufindi ; Pierre & Bernaud, 2002, Lambillionea 102 (3 I): 247, fig.
Acraea (Actinote) rahira mufindi ; [AfrL]

Acraea anacreon Trimen, 1868
Natal, Transvaal, Angola - Rhodesia - Kenya. See [About maps] Acraea anacreon Trimen, 1868; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1868 (1) : 77, pl. 6, f. 3-5
Acraea anacreon ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 198, pl. 13, f. 3, pl. 15, f. 22, pl. 16, f. 14; [EBW]; [BK, 370]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 11]
Acraea (Actinote) anacreon ; [AfrL]

Larva on Cliffortia linearifolia, Aeschynomene spp., Adenia spp. [PBSA]

S.Africa Acraea anacreon anacreon ; [BAFR, 127]

Acraea speciosa Wichgraf, 1908
Angola. See [About maps] Acraea anacreon speciosa Wichgraf, 1908; Berl. Ent. Z. 53 : 245, pl. 6, f. 9, TL: Angola, Bihé; Ceramba
Acraea anacreon speciosa ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 198, 201; [BAFR, 127]
Acraea (Actinote) speciosa ; [AfrL]

Acraea lusinga Overlaet, 1955
W.Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba). See [About maps] Acraea anacreon lusinga ; [BAFR, 127]
Acraea (Actinote) lusinga ; [AfrL]

Acraea bomba Grose-Smith, 1889
Rhodesia, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi - Tanzania, S.Uganda. See [About maps] Acraea bomba Grose-Smith, 1889; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 3 (14) : 128, TL: Namoule
Acraea bomba ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892, Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Acraea) 8, pl. 3, f. 5-6
Acraea anacreon bomba ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 198, 200; [BAFR, 127]; [BK, 370 (note)]
Acraea (Actinote) bomba ; [AfrL]

Acraea anacreontica Grose-Smith, 1898
W.Kenya, Uganda. See [About maps] Acraea anacreontica Grose-Smith, 1898; Novit. Zool. 5 : 352
Acraea anacreon anacreontica ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 198, 200
Acraea (Actinote) anacreontica ; [AfrL]
Acraea anacreon anacreontica ; [BK, 370 (note)]; [BAFR, 127]
Acraea (Actinote) anacreontica anacreontica ; [AfrL]
A. a. chyulu van Someren, 1939
SE.Kenya (Chyulu Hills) Acraea anacreon chyulu ; [BAFR, 127 (text)]; [BK, 370 (note)]
Acraea (Actinote) anacreontica chyulu ; [AfrL]

Acraea wigginsi Neave, 1904
Uganda. See [About maps] Acraea wigginsi Neave, 1904; Novit. Zool. 11 : 326, pl. 1, f. 3
Acraea wigginsi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 206, pl. 13, f. 4; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 38]; [EBW, (name only, Acraea anacreon f.?)]; [BK, 370 (note)]
Acraea (Actinote) wigginsi ; [AfrL]
Acraea (Actinote) wigginsi wigginsi ; [AfrL]
A. w. occidentalis Bethune-Baker, 1926
Cameroun, Nigeria wigginsi occidentalis Bethune-Baker, 1926; Ent. Rec. J. Var. 38 : 115
?Acraea anacreon occidentalis ; [BAFR, 127]
Acraea (Actinote) wigginsi occidentalis ; [AfrL]

Acraea guichardi Gabriel, 1949
Ethiopia. See [About maps] Acraea guichardi ; [EBW, (name only)]; [BAFR, 126]
Acraea (Actinote) guichardi ; [AfrL]

Acraea zitja Boisduval, 1833
Madagascar. See [About maps] Acraea zitja Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 32, pl. 4, f. 4-5
rakeli Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 32, pl. 5, f. 1-2
radiata Guenée, 1864; Vinson Voy. Mad. Annexe: 35
fumida Mabille, 1880; C. R. Soc. ent. Belg. 23 : 106
Acraea zitja f. radiata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 204, 205
Acraea zitja f. rakeli ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 204, 206
Acraea zitja f. fumida ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 204, 206
Acraea zitja ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 204, pl. 13, f. 2; [BAFR, 127]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 41]; Pierre & Bernaud, 2002, Lambillionea 102 (3 I): 247, fig.
Acraea (Actinote) zitja ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea calida Butler, 1878
Madagascar. See [About maps] Acraea calida Butler, 1878; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 2 (10) : 288
Acraea zitja f. calida ; Eltringham, 1912, REF#: 204, 206
Acraea calida ; Pierre & Bernaud, 2002, Lambillionea 102 (3 I): 247, fig.
Acraea (Actinote) calida ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea mirifica Lathy, 1906
Angola, Zambia. See [About maps] Acraea mirifica Lathy, 1906; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1906 (1) : 2, pl. 1, f. 2
Acraea mirifica ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 208, pl. 13, f. 5, pl. 16, f. 15; [BAFR, 128]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 51]
Acraea (Actinote) mirifica ; [AfrL]

The encedon species-group

Acraea encedon (Linnaeus, 1758)
-. See [About maps] Common Acraea White-barred Acraea Encedon Acraea
Papilio encedon Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 488
Papilio encedonia Linnaeus, 1767; Syst. Nat. (Edn 12) 1 (2): 762
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 210
Papilio lycia Fabricius, 1775; Syst. Ent.: 464
Acraea lycia var. fulva Doubleday, [1848]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 140, (1): pl. 19, f. 2
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 210
infuscata Staudinger, 1885; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (10): 83
Acraea encedon ab. alcippina Aurivillius, 1898; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 111
Acraea sganzini Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 34, pl. 6, f. 6-7
braunei Staudinger, 1885; in Staudinger & Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 1 (7): pl. 33
= Acraea encedon f. lycia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 210
daira Godman & Salvin, 1884; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1884 : 221
Acraea usagarae Vuillot, 1891; Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1891 : lxxviii
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 211
radiata Aurivillius, 1905; Ark. Zool. 2 (12) : 4, TL: Andamana, W. Africa
?Acraea encedon ab. fumosa Aurivillius, 1913; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 13 : 258

Acraea encedon f. infuscata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 210
Acraea encedon f. alcippina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 210
Acraea encedon f. sganzini ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 210
Acraea encedon f. lycia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 210
Acraea encedon f. daira ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 210
Acraea encedon f. radiata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 211
Acraea encedon lycia[?] ; [BAFR, 137]
?Acraea fumosa ; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea encedon ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 209, pl. 4, f. 4; [BK, 362]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 34]
Acraea (Actinote) encedon ; [AfrL]

Larva on Commelina [EOB]

south of Sahara, Madagascar Acraea encedon encedon ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 211; [BAFR, 136]
Acraea (Actinote) encedon encedon ; [MadL]; [AfrL]
A. e. rathjensi Le Doux, 1933
SW.Arabia Acraea encedon rathjensi ; [BAFR, 136]
Acraea (Actinote) encedon rathjensi ; [AfrL]

Acraea necoda Hewitson, 1861
N.Ethiopia, C.Ethiopia. See [About maps] Acraea necoda Hewitson, 1861; Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea II): [47], pl. [24], f. 9, TL: Abyssinia
Acraea encedon f. necoda ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 210
Acraea encedon necoda ; auth.
Acraea necoda ; [BAFR, 137]
Acraea (Actinote) necoda ; [AfrL]
[necoda-1u.jpg] 1201x991 (~392Kb) upperside Ethiopia, Amhara, a wet grassland at Guna Mt., 5 km NWW of Sali. 5th August 2012, Photo © Oleg Kosterin


Acraea encedana Pierre, 1976
AF (south of Sahara) - Zambia, Mozambigue. See [About maps] Pierre's Acraea
Acraea encedana ; [BK, 363]
Acraea (Actinote) encedana ; [AfrL]

Larva on Desmodium [BK]


The bonasia species-group

Acraea bonasia (Fabricius, 1775)
-. See [About maps] Papilio bonasia Fabricius, 1775; Syst. Ent.: 464
Papilio cynthius Drury, 1782; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : 52, pl. 37, f. 5-6
Papilio cynthia Herbst, 1790; Naturs. Schmett. 4: 198, pl. 80, f. 1-2
Acraea praeponina Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 202, TL: Kuilu
Acraea bonasia siabona Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 32, TL: Misahöhe, Togo
Acraea bonasia, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea bonasia f. cynthius ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 220
Acraea bonasia f. praeponina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 221, 224
Acraea bonasia f. siabona ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 221, 224
Acraea bonasia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 220, pl. 13, f. 11; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 16]
Acraea (Actinote) bonasia ; [AfrL]
from (W.Africa - Angola, Zambia) - Zaire, W.Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, NW.Tanzania Acraea bonasia bonasia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 221, pl. 6, f. 11-12; [BAFR, 131]
Acraea (Actinote) bonasia bonasia ; [AfrL]
A. b. banka Eltringham, 1912
Ethiopia (highlands) Acraea bonasia banka Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 221, 226, TL: Abyssinia, Banka, Malo
Acraea bonasia banka ; [BAFR, 131 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) bonasia banka ; [AfrL]

Acraea alicia (Sharpe, 1890)
Cameroun - Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi. See [About maps] Telchinia alicia Sharpe, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 5 (30) : 442, TL: [East Africa]
Acraea cappadox Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 23, pl. 1, f. 2
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 221
Acraea planesium Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 24, pl. 1, f. 11
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 221
Acraea alicia ♀-f. cabiroides Poulton, 1908; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1908 : 529
Acraea alicia ♀-f. tenelloides Poulton, 1908; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1908 : 531
?Acraea bonacia alicia ab. interruptana Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 99, TL: Spanish Guinea
Acraea alicia, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea bonasia alicia f. cabiroides ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 221, 225
Acraea bonasia alicia f. tenelloides ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 221, 225
Acraea bonasia alicia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 221, 224; [BAFR, 131]
Acraea alicia ; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 7]; [BK, 368]
Acraea (Actinote) alicia ; [AfrL]

Larva on Hibiscus?, Triumfetta? [BK]

Acraea (Actinote) alicia alicia ; [AfrL]
A. a. mbulu Kielland, 1990
Acraea (Actinote) alicia mbulu ; [AfrL]
A. a. uzungwae Kielland, 1990
Acraea (Actinote) alicia uzungwae ; [AfrL]

Acraea goetzei Thurau, 1903
S.Malawi - S.Tanzania, W.Tanzania, SW.Uganda. See [About maps] Acraea goetzei Thurau, 1903; Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 132, pl. 2, f. 10
Acraea byatti Neave, 1904; Novit. Zool. 11 : 328
= Acraea goetzi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 213
Acraea goetzi[sic, recte goetzei] ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 213, pl. 13, f. 14; [EBW: 190, f. 10]
Acraea goetzei ; [BAFR, 130]
Acraea (Actinote) goetzei ; [AfrL]

Acraea excelsior Sharpe, 1891
Nyasaland, Tanzania, Kenya. See [About maps] Acraea excelsior Sharpe, 1891; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 192, pl. 17, f. 3, TL: Kikuyu
Acraea excelsior ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 215; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 38]; [EBW]
Acraea (Actinote) excelsior ; [AfrL]
Kenya, S.Tanzania Acraea excelsior excelsior ; [BAFR, 130]; [BK, 369]
Acraea (Actinote) excelsior excelsior ; [AfrL]

Larva on Triumfetta [BK]

A. e. usambarae Jackson, 1951
NE.Tanzania (Usambara Mts.) Acraea excelsior usambarae ; [BAFR, 130 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) excelsior usambarae ; [AfrL]

Acraea sotikensis Sharpe, 1891
Ethiopia - Kenya - Cameroun - Angola, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaire. See [About maps] Sotik Acraea
Acraea sotikensis Sharpe, 1891; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 634, pl. 48, f. 1
Acraea supponina Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 204, TL: W.Africa (Congo)
= ; [NHM]
Acraea sotikensis f. katana Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 227, 228
Acraea sotikensis rowena Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 227, 229, TL: Mt. Ruwenzori
?Acraea bayeri Schouteden, 1919; Rev. Zool. afr. 6 (2) : 157
Acraea sotikensis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea sotikensis f. supponina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 227, pl. 4, f. 15
Acraea sotikensis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 227, pl. 13, f. 8; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 28]; [BAFR, 129]; [BK, 369]
Acraea (Actinote) sotikensis ; [AfrL]

Larva on Triumfetta [BK]


Acraea karschi Aurivillius, 1898
Acraea viviana var. karschi Aurivillius, 1898; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 106, f. 13
Acraea cabira f. karschi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 230, 232
Acraea karschi ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 3 (text only)]; [EBW, (name only, Acraea sotikensis f.?)]
Acraea (Actinote) karschi ; [AfrL]

Acraea eponina (Cramer, [1780])
Tropical Africa, SW.Arabia. See [About maps] Orange Acraea
Papilio eponina Cramer, [1780]; Uitl. Kapellen 3 (23-24): 138, pl. 268, f. A, B
= Acraea bonasia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 220
janisca Godart, 1819; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (1): 233
rougeti Guérin-Méneville, 1849; Voyage en Abyssinie 6: 368, pl. 10, f. 6-7
Acraea serena ab. melas Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 24, pl. 1, f. 13
Acraea subserena Grose-Smith, 1900; Novit. Zool. 7 : 544, TL: Sierra Leone
Acraea terpsichore ab. venturina Thurau, 1903; Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 303
Acraea terpsichore ab. connexa Thurau, 1903; Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 304
?Acraea terpsichore ab. excentrica Thurau, 1903; Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 304
Acraea terpsichore var. bukoba Weymer, 1903; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 16 (1) : 225, pl. 2, f. 6
intermediana Strand, 1911; Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 5 (2) : 283
Acraea terpsichore f. rangatana Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 240, 247, pl. 5, f. 2, TL: British E. Africa, Rangatan, Laitsipia
Acraea eponina, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]

Acraea subserena ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Acraea) 28, pl. 8, f. 5-6
Acraea terpsichore f. janisca ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 239
Acraea terpsichore f. rougeti ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 239
Acraea terpsichore f. melas ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 239
Acraea terpsichore f. subserena ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 239
Acraea terpsichore f. venturina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 240
Acraea terpsichore f. connexa ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 240
Acraea terpsichore f. intermediana ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 240
Acraea eponina ; [EBW]; [BAFR, 131]
Acraea (Actinote) eponina ; [MadL]

Larva on Hibiscus, Sida, Nicotiana, Hermannia, Triumfetta [BK]

A. e. eponina (Cramer, 1780)
Acraea eponina eponina ; [BK, 365]
A. e. manjaca Boisduval, 1833
Natal, Swaziland, Transvaal, Rhodesia, Moçambique Acraea manjaca Boisduval, 1833; Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 33, pl. 4
Telchinia perrupta Butler, 1883; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 12 (68) : 102, TL: Victoria Nyanza
Telchinia buxtoni Butler, 1875; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 16 (96) : 395, TL: Cape of Good Hope

Larva on Triumfetta rhomboidea, T. annua, T. effusa, T. pilosa, Hermannia spp. [PBSA]


Acraea jordani Le Doux, 1928
Ethiopia. See [About maps] Acraea jordani Le Doux, 1928; Dt. ent. Zs. 1928: 106
Acraea jordani ; [BAFR, 132]; [EBW, (name only)]

Acraea rangatana Eltringham, 1912
-. See [About maps] Acraea rangatana ; [BK, 366]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) rangatana ; [AfrL]

Larva on Nesaea, Rotala, Alchemilla [BK]

E.Kenya (E of the Rift Valley) Acraea rangatana rangatana ; [BK, 366 (note)]; [BAFR, 132]
Acraea (Actinote) rangatana rangatana ; [AfrL]
A. r. bettiana Joicey & Talbot, 1921
SW.Uganda (Kigezi), Rwanda, Burundi Acraea bettiana Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 48, pl. 9, f. 6-8
Acraea bettiana ab. kissejensis Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 49, TL: Kisaba Forest, Lake Kivu
Acraea bettiana ; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea rangatana bettiana ; [BAFR, 132 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) rangatana bettiana ; [AfrL]
A. r. ecketti Jackson, 1951
W.Kenya (W of the Rift Valley) Acraea rangatana ecketti ; [BK, 366 (note)]; [BAFR, 132]
Acraea (Actinote) rangatana ecketti ; [AfrL]
A. r. maji Carpenter, 1935
SW.Ethiopia Acraea maji ; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea rangatana maji ; [BAFR, 132 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) rangatana maji ; [AfrL]

Acraea ventura Hewitson, 1877
-. See [About maps] Acraea ventura Hewitson, 1877; Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 51, TL: Lake Nyassa
Acraea terpsichore f. ventura ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 240, 244
Acraea ventura ; [EBW, (name only)]; [BK, 366]
Acraea (Actinote) ventura ; [AfrL]

Larva on Cassia [BK, van Someren, 1935]

Malawi, S.Tanzania, Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba) Acraea ventura ventura ; [BAFR, 131]
Acraea (Actinote) ventura ventura ; [AfrL]
A. v. ochrascens Sharpe, 1902
Rwanda, Burundi, NW.Tanzania, Uganda, W.Kenya Acraea ochrascens Sharpe, 1902; Entomologist 35 : 41, TL: Entebbe, Uganda
Acraea terpsichore ochrascens ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 240, 246
Acraea ventura ochrascens ; [BAFR, 131]
Acraea (Actinote) ventura ochrascens ; [AfrL]

Acraea burgessi Jackson, 1956
SW.Uganda (Kigezi). See [About maps] Acraea burgessi ; [BAFR, 129]; [EBW]
Acraea (Actinote) burgessi ; [AfrL]

Acraea mirabilis Butler, [1886]
Somalia, S.Ethiopia, ?N.Kenya. See [About maps] Marvelous Acraea
Acraea mirabilis Butler, [1886]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885 (4) : 760, pl. 47, f. 1, TL: Somalia
Acraea mirabilis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 216; [BK, 378]; [BAFR, 132]
Acraea (Acraea) mirabilis ; [AfrL]

Acraea miranda Riley, 1920
Somalia, SE.Ethiopia, N.Kenya. See [About maps] Desert Acraea Somali Acraea
Acraea miranda ; [BK, 377]; [BAFR, 132]
Acraea (Acraea) miranda ; [AfrL]

Larva on Loewia tanaensis [BK, S. C. Collins]


Acraea uvui Grose-Smith, 1890
-. See [About maps] Tiny Acraea
Acraea uvui Grose-Smith, 1890; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 5 : 168, TL: Voi River, Mombasa
Acraea minima Holland, 1892; Entomologist 25 (Suppl.) : 89, TL: Taveta?
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 217
Acraea minima Holland, 1896; Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18 (1062) : 232
Acraea uvui ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 217, pl. 13, f. 16; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 34]; [BK, 367]
Acraea (Actinote) uvui ; [AfrL]

Larva on Triumfetta, Sparmannia [BK]

N.Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, E.Zaire Acraea uvui uvui ; [BAFR, 130]
Acraea (Actinote) uvui uvui ; [AfrL]
A. u. balina Karsch, 1892
Cameroun, Angola Acraea balina Karsch, 1892; Ent. Nachr. 18 (11/12) : 170
Acraea uvui balina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 217, 219; [BAFR, 130 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) uvui balina ; [AfrL]

Acraea lumiri Bethune-Baker, 1908
Zaire - Cameroun. See [About maps] Acraea lumiri Bethune-Baker, 1908; Ann. Mag. nat. hist. (8) 2 (12) : 471, TL: Kissegneis to Lumiri, Albert Edward Lake
Acraea lumiri var. camerunica Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 99 (preocc.), TL: Kamerun, Simekoa Kombokotto
Acraea lumiri ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 219, pl. 4, f. 16 ♂, pl. 13, f. 15; [BAFR, 131]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) lumiri ; [AfrL]

Acraea cabira Hopffer, 1855
Natal, Swaziland, Transvaal, Rhodesia, Congo - Uganda, Kenya. See [About maps] Yellow Banded Acraea
Acraea cabira Hopffer, 1855; Ber. Verh. Akad. Berlin 1855 : 640, TL: Mozambique
Acraea apecida Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 23, pl. 2, f. 15
Acraea apecida var. flavomaculatus Lanz, 1896; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 9 (1) : 130
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 229
Acraea supponina ninapo Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 32, TL: Pungo Andongo, Loanda
= ; [NHM]
Acraea cabia biraca Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 33, TL: Langenburg, Nyassa See
abrupta Grünberg, 1910; S.B. Ges. naturf. Fr. Berl. : 163
Acraea cabira var. natalensis Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 206
Acraea cabira f. apecida ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 229, 231
Acraea cabira f. abrupta ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 230, 231
Acraea cabira f. natalensis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 230, 232
Acraea cabira f. biraca ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 230, 232
Acraea cabira ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 229, pl. 13, f. 9; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 21]; [BAFR, 129]; [BK, 368]
Acraea (Actinote) cabira ; [AfrL]

Larva on Triumfetta spp., T. tomentosa, Hemannia spp. [PBSA], Hibiscus, Cephalomma [BK]


Acraea viviana Staudinger, 1896
E.Nigeria, Cameroun - Angola, Uganda, NW.Tanzania, W.Kenya. See [About maps] Acraea viviana Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 204, TL: Vivi, Congo
Acraea viviana ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 233, pl. 13, f. 10; [BK, 368]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 3 (text only)]; [BAFR, 129]
Acraea (Actinote) viviana ; [AfrL]

Acraea acerata Hewitson, 1874
Okavangoland, Moçambique, Botswana, Ghana - E.Africa, Abyssinia. See [About maps] Falls Acraea
Acraea acerata Hewitson, 1874; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 13 : 381
Acraea vinidia Hewitson, 1874; Ent. mon. Mag. 11 : 130, TL: Angola
Acraea (Telchinia) tenella Rogenhofer, 1891; Ann. Mus. Wien 6 : 457, pl. 15, f. 1
Acraea abbottii Holland, 1892; Entomologist 25 (Suppl.) : 89
= Acraea acerata f. tenella ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 235
Acraea abbottii Holland, 1896; Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18 (1062) : 233, pl. 7, f. 1
Acraea brahmsi Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 15, pl. 3, f. 4, TL: Barmobi Station, Cameroun
Acraea vinidia diavina Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 31, TL: Viktoria, Camerun
Acraea acerata, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]

Acraea acerata ; Hewitson, 1875, Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea VII): [55], pl. [29], f. 44
Acraea vinidia ; Hewitson, 1875, Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea VII): [56], pl. [29], f. 45-46
Acraea acerata f. vinidia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 235
Acraea acerata f. brahmsi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 235, 237
Acraea acerata f. diavina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 235
Acraea acerata f. tenella ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 235, 236
Acraea acerata acerata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 236, pl. 6, f. 13 (larva)
Acraea acerata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 235, pl. 13, f. 7; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 1]; [BAFR, 131]; [BK, 367]
Acraea (Actinote) acerata ; [AfrL]

Larva on Solanum sp. [PBSA], (J.E.Africa Uganda nat. Hist. Soc. 27: 83)


The oberthuri species-group

Acraea oberthueri Butler, 1895
Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria - to (S.Zaire, C.Zaire). See [About maps] Acraea oberthürii Butler, 1895; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 16 : 271
Acraea oberthüri confluens Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 33, TL: Johann-Albrechthöhe, Nord-Camerun
Acraea oberthüri ab. laetopicta Rebel, 1914; Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 233
Acraea oberthueri, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea oberthüri f. confluens ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 249, 251
Acraea oberthüri ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 249, pl. 6, f. 14 (larva), pl. 13, f. 17
Acraea oberthuri ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 3]
Acraea oberthueri ; [BAFR, 128]
Acraea (Actinote) oberthueri ; [AfrL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
Acraea cynthius; Oberthür, 1893, Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 27, pl. 1, f. 5

Acraea althoffi Dewitz, 1889
-. See [About maps] Althoff's Acraea
Acraea althoffi Dewitz, 1889; Ent. Nachr. 15 (7-8) : 102, pl. 1, f. 5
Acraea althoffi ♀ f. telloides Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 252, 254, TL: Entebbe
Acraea althoffi ♀ f. drucei Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 252, 254, TL: Entebbe
Acraea althoffi ♀ f. ochreata Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 252, 254, TL: Entebbe
Acraea althoffi ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Acraea) 28, pl. 8, f. 3-4; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 251, pl. 14, f. 1; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 8-9]
Acraea (Actinote) althoffi ; [AfrL]
S.Zaire Acraea althoffi althoffi ; [BAFR, 128]
Acraea (Actinote) althoffi althoffi ; [AfrL]
A. a. rubrofasciata Aurivillius, 1895
C.A.R., N.Zaire, E.Zaire - W.Uganda (Bwamba Valley) Acraea althoffi var. rubrofasciata Aurivillius, 1895; Ent. Tidskr. 16 : 111
Acraea althoffi f. rubrofasciata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 252, 254
Acraea (Actinote) althoffi rubrofasciata ; [AfrL]
Acraea althoffi rubrofasciata ; [BAFR, 128 (text)]
A. a. neavei Poulton, 1924
W.Kenya, Uganda (not Bwamba Valley) Acraea althoffi neavei ; [BAFR, 128]; [BK, 367]
Acraea (Actinote) althoffi neavei ; [AfrL]
A. a. bitjana Bethune-Baker, 1926
Cameroun - Gabon Acraea althoffi bitjana ; [BAFR, 128]
Acraea (Actinote) althoffi bitjana ; [AfrL]

Acraea pseudepaea Dudgeon, 1909
Nigeria - Ghana, Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Acraea pseudepaea Dudgeon, 1909; Bull. ent. Soc. Lond. 1909 : liii, TL: Ila, S. Nigeria
Acraea althoffi pseudepaea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 252, 255; [BAFR, 128]
Acraea (Actinote) pseudepaea ; [AfrL]

Acraea bergeri Gaede, 1915
Uganda. See [About maps] Acraea bergeri Gaede, 1915; Ent. Rundsch. 32 : 51, TL: Kenia
Acraea bergeri ; [BAFR, 128 (text)]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) bergeri ; [AfrL]

The pharsalus species-group

Acraea pharsalus Ward, 1871
Senegal - Angola - Kenya, Tanzania. See [About maps] Acraea pharsalus Ward, 1871; Ent. mon. Mag. 8 : 81, TL: Cameroons
Acraea derbela Hewitson, 1877; Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 51, TL: Lake Nyassa
= ; [NHM]
pallidepicta Strand, 1911; Int. Ent. Zs. 4 (41): 220
nia Strand, 1911; Int. Ent. Zs. 4 (41): 220
Acraea pharsalus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea pharsalus f. pallidepicta ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 257, 259
Acraea pharsalus f. nia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 257, 259
Acraea pharsalus ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 256, pl. 14, f. 8; [BK, 362]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 17]
Acraea (Actinote) pharsalus ; [AfrL]

Larva on Ficus [BK]

Sierra Leone - Cameroun, N.Zaire, W.Kenya (W of Rift Valley), W.Tanzania Acraea pharsalus pharsalus ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 257, pl. 6, f. 7 (larva); [BK, 362 (note)]; [BAFR, 126]
Acraea pharsalus f. nia ; [BAFR, 126, fig.]
Acraea (Actinote) pharsalus pharsalus ; [AfrL]
A. p. pharsaloides Holland, 1892
E.Kenya (E of Rift Valley) - Malawi, Mozambique, E.Kenya - Angola Acraea pharsaloides Holland, 1892; Entomologist 25 (Suppl.) : 89, TL: Kilimanjaro
Acraea pharsaloides Holland, 1896; Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18 (1062) : 232, pl. 7, f. 3, TL: Kilimanjaro
Acraea pharsalus saluspha Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 34, TL: Usambara; Mhonda; Kilimandjaro
= Acraea pharsalus f. pharsaloides ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 257
Acraea pharsalus f. pharsaloides ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 256, 259
Acraea pharsalus pharsaloides ; [BAFR, 126 (text)]; [BK, 362 (note)]
Acraea (Actinote) pharsalus pharsaloides ; [AfrL]
A. p. rhodina Rothschild, 1902
Ethiopia Acraea pharsalus rhodina Rothschild, 1902; Novit. Zool. 9 : 595, TL: Kaffa
Acraea pharsalus rhodina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 257; [BAFR, 126 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) pharsalus rhodina ; [AfrL]
A. p. carmen Pyrcz, 1991
Acraea (Actinote) pharsalus carmen ; [AfrL]

Acraea vuilloti Mabille, 1888
Acraea vuilloti Mabille, 1888; Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. (6) 8 : clxx
Acraea pharsalus vuilloti ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 257, 259, pl. 1, f. 11 ♂
Acraea vuilloti ; [BAFR, 126]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) vuilloti ; [AfrL]

The circeis species-group

Acraea circeis (Drury, 1782)
Sierra Leone - Nigeria - N.Angola. See [About maps] Papilio circeis Drury, 1782; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : pl. 18, f. 5-6, (index) 24
Papilio mandane Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 183
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 298
Papilio opis Herbst, 1793; in Jablonsky, Naturs. Schmett. 6: pl. 136, f. 1-2
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 298
Acraea igola leonina Bethune-Baker, 1903; Ann. nat. hist. (7) 12 : 325
= ; [NHM]
Acraea circeis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Papilio cirveis[sic] ; Hemming, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. (Ent.) Suppl. 9 : 199 (missp.)
Acraea circeis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 297; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 29 (text only)]; [BAFR, 124]
Acraea (Actinote) circeis ; [AfrL]

Acraea grosvenori Eltringham, 1912
E.Zaire, W.Uganda. See [About maps] Acraea grosvenori Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 276, pl. 2, f. 9 ♂, pl. 13, f. 24, TL: Congo, Rutschuru R., S. of Albert Nyanza
Acraea grosvenori ; [BAFR, 122]; [EBW]
Acraea (Actinote) grosvenori ; [AfrL]

Acraea penelope Staudinger, 1896
-. See [About maps] Penelope's Acraea
Acraea penelope Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 195
Acraea pomponia Grose-Smith, 1900; Novit. Zool. 7 : 545, TL: Usukama
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 281
Acraea penelope ♀ f. argentea Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 281, 283, pl. 4, f. 8, TL: Uganda, Entebbe
Acraea penelope ♀ f. exalbescens Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 281, 283, TL: Uganda, Toro, Kampala
Acraea penelope ♀ f. penella Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 281, 283, pl. 5, f. 3, TL: Uganda, Kitanwa
Acraea penelope, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea pomponia ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Acraea) 25, pl. 7, f. 7-8
Acraea penelope ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 281, pl. 13, f. 18; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 12]
Acraea (Actinote) penelope ; [AfrL]
Zaire, Uganda Acraea penelope penelope ; [BAFR, 122]
Acraea penelope penelope f. penella ; [BAFR, 123, fig.]
Acraea (Actinote) penelope penelope ; [AfrL]
?A. p. derubescens Eltringham, 1912
Togo, Bein, Ghana Acraea penelope derubescens Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 281, 284, pl. 4, f. 5, TL: Togoland, Misahöhe Station
Acraea penelope derubescens ; [BAFR, 122 (text)]
A. p. vitrea Eltringham, 1912
W.Kenya (highlands, W of Rift Valley) Acraea penelope vitrea Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 281, 284, pl. 4, f. 7, TL: British E. Africa, Tiriki Hills, Kabras
Acraea penelope vitrea ; [BAFR, 122 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) penelope vitrea ; [AfrL]
Acraea penelope vitrea ; [BK, 360]

Larva on Urera [BK]


Acraea translucida Eltringham, 1912
Nigeria, Cameroun. See [About maps] Acraea penelope translucida Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 281, 285, pl. 4, f. 4 ♂, 6 ♀, TL: Lagos, Oni
Acraea penelope translucida ; [BAFR, 122]
Acraea (Actinote) translucida ; [AfrL]

Acraea oreas Sharpe, 1891
-. See [About maps] Acraea oreas Sharpe, 1891; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 193, pl. 17, f. 5, TL: Mt Elgon
Acraea oreas f. albimaculata Neave, 1904; Novit. Zool. 11 : 329, 346
Acraea oreas f. albimaculata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 299, 300
Acraea oreas ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 298, pl. 13, f. 25; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 6]; [EBW]; [BK, 360]
Acraea (Actinote) oreas ; [AfrL]

Larva on Urera, Morus [BK]

Kenya, Uganda, E.Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, N.Tanzania, W.Tanzania Acraea oreas oreas ; [BAFR, 124]
Acraea (Actinote) oreas oreas ; [AfrL]
A. o. angolanus Lathy, 1906
Angola - S.Zaire (Shaba) Acraea angolanus Lathy, 1906; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1906 (1) : 3, pl. 1, f. 4-5, TL: Angola
Acraea oreas f. angolanus ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 299, 300
Acraea oreas angolanus ; [BAFR, 124 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) oreas angolanus ; [AfrL]
A. o. oboti Collins & Larsen, 2000
Acraea (Actinote) oreas oboti ; [AfrL]

Acraea semivitrea Aurivillius, 1895
Cameroun - Zaire - Uganda, W.Kenya. See [About maps] Acraea semivitrea Aurivillius, 1895; Ent. Tidskr. 16 : 111
pervia Sharpe, 1897; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 19 : 581
= Acraea semivirea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 301
Acraea semivitrea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 300, pl. 13, f. 26; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 27]; [BAFR, 124]; [BK, 361]
Acraea (Actinote) semivitrea ; [AfrL]

Acraea perenna Doubleday, 1847
-. See [About maps] Acraea perenna Doubleday, 1847; Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): pl. 19, f. 4
Acraea polydectes Ward, 1871; Ent. mon. Mag. 8 : 81, TL: Cameroons
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 261
Acraea perenna ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 261, pl. 15, f. 4; [BK, 358, pl. 52]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 14]
Acraea (Actinote) perenna ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia, Kolobopetalum, Mikania, Bridelia [BK, Someren & Rogers, 1925]

from (Sierra Leone - Angola) - W.Kenya Acraea perenna perenna ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 262, pl. 6, f. 6 (larva); [BAFR, 126]
Acraea (Actinote) perenna perenna ; [AfrL]
A. p. kaffana Rothschild, 1902
Ethiopia Acraea perenna kaffana Rothschild, 1902; Novit. Zool. 9 : 595, TL: Abyssinia
Acraea perenna kaffana ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 262, 263; [BAFR, 126 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) perenna kaffana ; [AfrL]
A. p. thesprio Oberthür, 1893
E.Kenya (coast) - E.Tanzania, Malawi Acraea thesprio Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 21, pl. 3, f. 34
Acraea perenna thesprio ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 262, 263; [BAFR, 126]
Acraea (Actinote) perenna thesprio ; [AfrL]

Acraea orina Hewitson, 1874
-. See [About maps] Acraea orina Hewitson, 1874; Ent. mon. Mag. 11 : 130, TL: Fernando Po
Acraea oreta Hewitson, 1874; Ent. mon. Mag. 11 : 131, TL: Fernando Po
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 263
Acraea orina var. nigroapicalis Aurivillius, 1893; Ent. Tidskr. 14 : 275
Acraea orina ; Hewitson, 1875, Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea VII): [55], pl. [29], f. 43, 48
Acraea oreta ; Hewitson, 1875, Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea VII): [55], pl. [29], f. 42
Acraea orina f. nigroapicalis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 264, 265
Acraea orina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 263; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 7]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) orina ; [AfrL]
Sierra Leone - Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Cameroun Acraea orina orina ; [BAFR, 122 (text)]
A. o. orineta Eltringham, 1912
British East Africa Acraea orina orineta Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 264, TL: Kampala, Entebbe

Acraea orinata Oberthür, 1893
Zaire, Uganda. See [About maps] Acraea orinata Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 22, pl. 2, f. 22
Acraea orinata ; Butler, 1902, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1902 : 48, pl. 1, f. 1
Acraea orina f. orinata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 264, 265
Acraea orina orinata ; [BAFR, 122]
Acraea (Actinote) orinata ; [AfrL]

Acraea peneleos Ward, 1871
-. See [About maps] Acraea peneleos Ward, 1871; Ent. mon. Mag. 8 : 60, TL: Cameroons; Old Calabar
Acraea fenelos Aurivillius, 1893; Ent. Tidskr. 14 : 273, f. 5
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 268
Acraea peneleos ♀ f. helvimaculata Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 269, 271, pl. 4, f. 11, TL: Lagos
Acraea peneleos ♀ f. lactimaculata Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 269, 271, pl. 3, f. 3, TL: Fernando Po
Acraea peneleos ♀ f. sepia Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 269, 272, TL: Fernando Po
?Acraea peneleos pseudopelasgius Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 103
Acraea peneleos, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea peneleos ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 268, pl. 13, f. 27; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 11]
Acraea (Actinote) peneleos ; [AfrL]
Nigeria, Cameroun, Equatorial Guinea Acraea peneleos peneleos ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 269, pl. 4, f. 10 ♂, 12 ♀, pl. 6, f. 4 (larva); [BAFR, 122]
Acraea peneleos peneleos f. lactimaculata ; [BAFR, 122, fig.]
Acraea (Actinote) peneleos peneleos ; [AfrL]
A. p. pelasgius Grose-Smith, 1900
W.Kenya - Angola, Zaire, Uganda Acraea pelasgius Grose-Smith, 1900; Novit. Zool. 7 : 545, TL: Port Alice, Uganda
Acraea pelasgius ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Acraea) 25, pl. 7, f. 9-10
Acraea peneleos pelasgius ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 269, 272, pl. 4, f. 2; [BAFR, 12]; [BK, 361]
Acraea (Actinote) peneleos pelasgius ; [AfrL]

Larva on Urera [BK]

A. p. gelonica Rothschild & Jordan, 1905
Ethiopia Acraea peneleos gelonica Rothschild & Jordan, 1905; Novit. Zool. 12: 183, TL: Abyssinia
Acraea peneleos gelonica ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 269, 273
Acraea (Actinote) peneleos gelonica ; [AfrL]

Acraea pelopeia Staudinger, 1896
Cameroun - Zaire. See [About maps] Acraea penelope var. pelopeia Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 199
Acraea pelopeia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 274; [BAFR, 122]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) pelopeia ; [AfrL]

Acraea parrhasia (Fabricius, 1793)
Sierra Leone - Cameroun, Zaire, W.Uganda. See [About maps] Papilio parrhasia Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 175
Acraea oppidia Hewitson, 1874; Ent. mon. Mag. 11 : 131, TL: Fernando Po
Acraea leona Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 199
Acraea leona var. parrhoppidia Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 201
Acraea parrhasia f. pseudoppidia Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 103, TL: Kamerun, Mokundange
Acraea parrhasia, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea oppidia ; Hewitson, 1875, Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea VII): [56], pl. [29], f. 49-50
Acraea parrhasia ♀ f. oppidia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 278, 279
Acraea parrhasia ♀ f. parrhoppidia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 278, 279
Acraea parrhasia ♀ f. leona ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 278, 280, pl. 3, f. 2
Acraea parrhasia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 277, pl. 15, f. 2; [BAFR, 122]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 10]
Acraea (Actinote) parrhasia ; [AfrL]
Acraea parrhasia parrhasia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 278, pl. 3, f. 1 ♀, pl. 4, f. 3 ♂, pl. 6, f. 3 (larva)
Acraea (Actinote) parrhasia parrhasia ; [AfrL]
A. p. servona (Godart, 1819)
from (Nigeria - Angola) - to (Zaire, W.Ugangda) Acraea servona Godart, 1819; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (1): 239
lycoides Boisduval, 1836; Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 1 : pl. 11, f. 5
= Acraea servona ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 292
dejana Godman & Salvin, 1890; in Jameson, Story Rear Column : 431
= Acraea servona ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 292
Acraea servona, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea servona ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 292, pl. 13, f. 22; [BK, 360]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 29-30]
Acracea servona servona ; [BAFR, 124 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) parrhasia servona ; [AfrL]

Larva on (for Acraea servona) Diosscorea smilacifolia [BK, Fontaine, 1988], Urera Pierre, 1987, Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (N.S.) 23 (1):

A. p. orientis Aurivillius, 1904
NE.Tanzania - Kenya (Teita, Sagala Hills) Acraea circeis var. orientis Aurivillius, 1904; Ent. Tidskr 25 : 94
Acraea circeis var. orientis ab. depunctella Strand, 1911; Int. Ent. Zs. 4 (42): 226, TL: German E. Africa, Amani; Bomole; Herue; Dar-es-Salaam; Ukami
Acraea circeis var. orientis ab. unipunctella Strand, 1911; Int. Ent. Zs. 4 (42): 226, TL: German E. Africa, Derema
Acraea circeis var. orientis ab. semipunctella Strand, 1911; Int. Ent. Zs. 4 (42): 226
Acraea circeis var. orientis ab. transienda Strand, 1911; Int. Ent. Zs. 4 (42): 226, TL: German E. Africa, ?Derema
Acraea servona f. depunctella ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 292
Acraea servona f. unipunctella ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 293
Acraea servona f. transienda ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 293
Acraea servona orientis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 293, 294, pl. 3, f. 5 ♀; [BAFR, 124 (text)]; [BK, 360 (note)]
Acraea (Actinote) parrhasia orientis ; [AfrL]
A. p. limonata Eltringham, 1912
Fernando Póo (Macías Ngema I.) Acraea servona limonata Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 293, 295, TL: Fernando Po
Acraea servona limonata ; [BAFR, 124]
Acraea (Actinote) parrhasia limonata ; [AfrL]
A. p. kenya van Someren & Rogers, 1926
N.Kenya (Meru, Mt. Kenya, Nyambeni) Acraea servona kenya ; [BAFR, 124 (text)]; [BK, 360 (note)]
Acraea (Actinote) parrhasia kenya ; [AfrL]
?A. p. rhodina Rothschild & Jordan, 1905
S.Ethiopia, W.Kenya, E.Uganda, C.Uganda Acraea circeis rhodina Rothschild & Jordan, 1905; Novit. Zool. 12: 184 (preocc. Acraea rhodina Rothschild, 1902)
Acraea servona ♀ f. rubra Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 293, 295, pl. 3, f. 9, TL: Angola, Pungo Andongo; Gaboon, Fernan Vaz
Acraea servona rhodina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 293, 295, pl. 3, f. 4 ♂; [BAFR, 124]
?A. p. subochreata Grünberg, 1910
W.Kenya parrhasia subochreata Grünberg, 1910; S.B. Ges. naturf. Fr. Berl. : 164
= Acraea servona rhodina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 293
Acraea servona subochreata ; [BK, 360 (note)]
?A. p. tenebrosa Eltringham, 1912
E.Zaire (Kivu) Acraea servona tenebrosa Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 293, 296, TL: German E. Africa, Kwidgwi I., L. Kiwu
Acraea servona f. reversa Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 293, 296, TL: Congo, Bopoto, Ituri Forest, Stanley Pool, Kassai
Acraea servona tenebrosa ; [BAFR, 124 (text)]

Acraea ungemachi Le Cerf, 1927
Ethiopia (highlands). See [About maps] Acraea ungemachi ; [BAFR, 122]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) ungemachi ; [AfrL]

Acraea kuekenthali Le Doux, 1922
S.Tanzania, S.Zaire (Shaba), Zambia?. See [About maps] Acraea kukenthali[sic] ; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea kuekenthali ; [BAFR, 140 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) kuekenthali ; [AfrL]

Acraea newtoni Sharpe, 1893
São Thomé I. Acraea newtoni Sharpe, 1893; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 (3) : 554
Acraea newtoni ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894, Rhop. Exot. [2] 2: (Acraea) 17, pl. 5, f. 8-9; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 285; [BAFR, 123]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 53]
Acraea (Actinote) newtoni ; [AfrL]

?Acraea mairessei Aurivillius, 1904
Congo, Uganda. See [About maps] Acraea mairessei Aurivillius, 1904; Ent. Tidskr 25 : 93, f. 33, TL: Congo, Ligunda
Acraea mairessei var. (ab?) dewitzi Aurivillius, 1904; Ent. Tidskr 25 : 94, TL: Congo, Kassai
Acraea melanosticta Sharpe, 1904; Entomologist 37 : 181, TL: Toro
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 286
Acraea mairessei f. dewitzi ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 286, 287
Acraea mairessei ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 286, pl. 13, f. 19; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 1]; [EBW]

Acraea ntebiae Sharpe, 1897
-. See [About maps] Acraea ntebiae, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea ntebiae ; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) ntebiae ; [AfrL]
C.Zaire, N.Zaire, Uganda Acraea ntebiae ntebiae ; [BAFR, 123]
Acraea (Actinote) ntebiae ntebiae ; [AfrL]
A. n. dewitzi Carcasson, 1981
S.Zaire (Shaba) Acraea ntebiae dewitzi ; [BAFR, 123 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) ntebiae dewitzi ; [AfrL]
Cameroun ?Acraea maeressei[sic] ab. nyongana Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 104, TL: Kamerun
Acraea ntebiae nyongana ; [BAFR, 123 (text)]
A. n. kigoma Kielland, 1978
Tanzania Acraea ntebiae kigoma Kielland, 1978; Tijdschr. Ent. 121 (4) : 191, pl. 10, f. 37-42, TL: Tanzania, Kigoma, Lukandamira, 1600m
Acraea (Actinote) ntebiae kigoma ; [AfrL]

Acraea melanoxantha Sharpe, 1891
Uganda, S.Sudan, W.Kenya. See [About maps] Acraea melanoxantha Sharpe, 1891; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 193, pl. 17, f. 4, TL: Mt. Elgon
Acraea melanoxantha ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 288; [BK, 360]; [BAFR, 123]
Acraea (Actinote) melanoxantha ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia [BK, van Someren, 1935]


Acraea conradti Oberthür, 1893
-. See [About maps] Acraea conradti Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 22, pl. 1, f. 10
Acraea conradti ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 289, pl. 1, f. 21; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 28]
Acraea (Actinote) conradti ; [AfrL]
NE.Tanzania (Usambara Mts.), Mozambique, S.Kenya Acraea conradti conradti ; [BAFR, 121]; [BK, 359]

Acraea vumbui Stevenson, 1934
E.Rhodesia - Malawi-Mozabique border (Cholo, Mt. Mlanje). See [About maps] Acraea conradti vumbui Stevenson, 1934; Occ. Pap. Rhod. Mus. 1 (3) : 13
Acraea conradti vumbui ; [BAFR, 121]
Acraea (Actinote) vumbui ; [AfrL]

Acraea buschbecki Dewitz, 1889
Cameroun - Zaire. See [About maps] Acraea buschbecki Dewitz, 1889; Ent. Nachr. 15 (7-8) : 102, pl. 1, f. 2
zaire Rogenhofer, 1889; Ann. Mus. Wien. 4 : 551
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 291
Acraea buschbecki ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 291; [EBW, (name only)]; [BAFR, 148]
Acraea (Actinote) buschbecki ; [AfrL]

The masamba species-group

Acraea masamba Ward, 1872
Madagascar. See [About maps] Acraea masamba Ward, 1872; Ent. mon. Mag. 9 : 3
rüppelli Saalmüller, 1878; Jb. Senckenb. naturf. Ges. 1877-1878 : 80
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 312
boseae Saalmüller, 1880; Jb. Senckenb. naturf. Ges. 1880 : 259
Acraea masamba ♀ f. boseae ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 312, 314
Acraea masamba ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 312, pl. 15, f. 14; [BAFR, 120]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 49]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) masamba ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea cinerea Neave, 1904
-. See [About maps] Gray Acraea
Acraea cinerea Neave, 1904; Novit. Zool. 11 : 325, pl. 1, f. 16
Acraea cinerea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 307, pl. 15, f. 8; [BAFR, 123]; [EBW]
Acraea (Actinote) cinerea ; [AfrL]
Zaire, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, W.Kenya Acraea cinerea cinerea ; [BK, 358, pl. 52]
Acraea (Actinote) cinerea cinerea ; [AfrL]
A. c. alberta Eltringham, 1911
Acraea cinerea alberta Eltringham, 1911; Novit. Zool. 18 : 151, TL: L. Albert Edward
Acraea cinerea alberta ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 307, 308, pl. 4, f. 1 ♂
A. c. luluae Berger, 1981
Acraea (Actinote) cinerea luluae ; [AfrL]

Acraea igola Trimen, 1889
Zululand, Rhodesia, Mozambique, NE.Tanzania. See [About maps] Acraea igola Trimen, 1889; South-African Butts 3 : 379
Acraea maculiventris Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894; Rhop. Exot. [2] 2: (Acraea) 16, pl. 5, f. 4-5, TL: South Africa
Acraea igola, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea igola ♀ f. maculiventris ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 302, 303
Acraea igola ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892, Rhop. Exot. [2] 2: (Acraea) 12, pl. 4, f. 5; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 302, pl. 15, f. 6; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 41]; [BAFR, 120]
Acraea (Actinote) igola ; [AfrL]

Larva on Urera woodii [PBSA]


Acraea aubyni Eltringham, 1912
Kenya (coastal). See [About maps] Aubyn Rogers' Acraea
Acraea aubyni Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 304, pl. 5, f. 6 ♂, pl. 15, f. 9, TL: British E. Africa, Mwaeba Hill, 35 m, N.N.W. of Rabai
Acraea aubyni ; [BAFR, 120]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 14]; [BK, 359]
Acraea (Actinote) aubyni ; [AfrL]

Acraea simulata Le Doux, 1923
Sesse Is. in L. Victoria Acraea simulata Le Doux, 1923; Dt. ent. Zs. 1923 : 220
Acraea simulata ; [BAFR, 120 (text)]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) simulata ; [AfrL]

Acraea orestia Hewitson, 1874
-. See [About maps] Acraea orestia Hewitson, 1874; Ent. mon. Mag. 11 : 131
Acraea orestina Plötz, 1880; Stettin ent. Ztg 41 (4-6): 190, TL: Cameroun
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 305
iturina Neave, 1904; Novit. Zool. 11 : 346
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 305
Acraea orestia f. transita Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 306, 307, TL: British E. Africa, Tiriki Hills; Uganda, Entebbe, Damba I.
Acraea orestia ab. moliwensis Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 102, TL: Kamerun, Bibundi
Acraea orestia ; Hewitson, 1875, Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea VII): [56], pl. [29], f. 47; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 305, pl. 15, f. 10; [BK, 369]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 8]
Acraea (Actinote) orestia ; [AfrL]

Larva on Fleurya [BK]

Nigeria, Angola - Zaire, Uganda, W.Kenya Acraea orestia orestia ; [BAFR, 120]
Acraea (Actinote) orestia orestia ; [AfrL]
A. o. sambar Stoneham, 1943
NE.Tanzania (Usambara Mts.) Acraea orestia sambar ; [BAFR, 120 (text)]
Acraea sambar ; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) orestia sambar ; [AfrL]

Acraea quirinalis Grose-Smith, 1900
E.Zaire - Uganda, W.Kenya, NW.Tanzania. See [About maps] Acraea quirinalis Grose-Smith, 1900; Novit. Zool. 7 : 544, TL: Usukama
Acraea quirinalis ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Acraea) 24, pl. 7, f. 5-6; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 308, pl. 15, f. 7; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 21]; [BAFR, 120]; [BK, 361]
Acraea (Actinote) quirinalis ; [AfrL]

Larva on Urera [BK, van Someren, 1935]


Acraea fornax Butler, 1879
Madagascar. See [About maps] Acraea fornax Butler, 1879; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 4 (21) : 230
Acraea smithii Mabille, [1880]; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (5) 9 : 341
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 309
Acraea fornax ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 309; [BAFR, 120]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) fornax ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea strattipocles Oberthür, 1893
Madagascar. See [About maps] Acraea strattipocles Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 18, pl. 1, f. 9, pl. 3, f. 25, TL: Madagascar
Acraea strattipocles ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 311, pl. 15, f. 13; [BAFR, 120]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 41 (text only)]
Acraea (Actinote) strattipocles ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea sambavae Ward, 1873
Madagascar. See [About maps] Acraea sambavae Ward, 1873; Ent. mon. Mag. 10: 59, TL: Madagascar
Acraea sambavae ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 314, pl. 15, f. 15; [BAFR, 121]
Acraea (Actinote) sambavae ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea siliana Oberthür, 1893
Madagascar. See [About maps] Acraea siliana ; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) siliana ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

The jodutta species-group

Acraea jodutta (Fabricius, 1793)
-. See [About maps] Papilio jodutta Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 175
flava Dewitz, 1879; Nova Acta Leop. Carol. (2) 41 (2) : 19, pl. 1, f. 10
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 327
Acraea gea Möschler, 1887; Abh. Senckenb. nat. Ges. 15 : 55
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 327
Acraea carmentis Doubleday, [1848]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 140, (1): pl. 19, f. 1
Planema dorotheae Sharpe, 1902; Entomologist 35 : 135
= Acraea jodutta ♀ f. carmenis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 327
= Acraea jodutta ♀ f. dorotheae ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 327 "♂"
Acraea jodutta ♀ f. interjecta Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 327, 329, TL: British E. Africa, Tiriki
Acraea jodutta ♀ f. subfulva Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 327, 329, TL: S. Leone
Acraea jodutta ♀ f. castanea Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 328, 329, pl. 5, f. 1, TL: Lagos, Oni
Acraea jodutta ♀ f. inaureata Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 328, 330, pl. 5, f. 8, TL: Nyasaland, Nr. Florence Bay
Acraea jodutta f. joduttana Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 105, TL: Kamerun
Acraea jodutta, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea jodutta ♀ f. carmentis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 327, 329
Acraea jodutta ♀ f. dorotheae ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 327, 329
Acraea jodutta ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 327, pl. 14, f. 10; [BK, 364]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 43]
Acraea (Actinote) jodutta ; [AfrL]

Larva on Fleurya? [BK, van Someren & Rogers, 1926]

Senegal - Uganda, W.Kenya Acraea jodutta jodutta ; [BAFR, 134]
Acraea (Actinote) jodutta jodutta ; [AfrL]
A. j. aethiops Rothschild & Jordan, 1905
Ethiopia Acraea jodutta aethiops Rothschild & Jordan, 1905; Novit. Zool. 12: 183
Acraea jodutta aethiops ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 328, 330; [BAFR, 134 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) jodutta aethiops ; [AfrL]

Acraea lycoa Godart, 1819
-. See [About maps] Acraea lycoa Godart, 1819; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (1): 239
Acraea lycoa, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea lycoa ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 336, pl. 14, f. 6; [BK, 365]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 47]
Acraea (Actinote) lycoa ; [AfrL]

Larva on Aneleima, Fleurya, Pouzolzia [BK]

Sierra Leone - Nigeria Acraea lycoa lycoa ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 337, pl. 6, f. 8 (larva); [BAFR, 135]
?A. l. aequalis Rothschild & Jordan, 1905
S.Ethiopia Acraea lycoa aequalis Rothschild & Jordan, 1905; Novit. Zool. 12: 184, TL: Abyssinia
Acraea lycoa aequalis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 337, 339; [BAFR, 135 (text)]
?A. l. eltringhami Schouteden, 1919
Zaire Acraea [?lycoa f.] eltringhami Schouteden, 1919; Rev. Zool. afr. 6 (2) : 162
Acraea lycoa eltringhami ; [BAFR, 135 (text)]
?A. l. entebbia Eltringham, 1911
C.Uganda, E.Uganda Acraea lycoa entebbia Eltringham, 1911; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1911 : 12, pl. 1, f. 5, TL: Uganda, Entebbe
Acraea lycoa entebbia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 336, 338; [BAFR, 135]
?A. l. fallax (Rogenhofer, 1891)
N.Tanzania (Mt. Meru, Mt. Kilimanjaro) Planema fallax Rogenhofer, 1891; Ann. Mus. Wien 6 : 459, pl. 15, f. 6
Acraea kilimandjara Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 26, pl. 2, f. 17, TL: Mt. Kilimandjaro
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 337
Acraea lycoa fallax ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 337, 338; [BAFR, 135]
A. l. kenia Eltringham, 1911
E.Kenya (E of the Rift Valley) Acraea lycoa kenia Eltringham, 1911; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1911 : 13, pl. 2, f. 7, TL: Mt. Kenia, Kikuyu Escarpment
Acraea lycoa kenia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 337, 339; [BK, 365 (note)]
Acraea lycoa kenya[sic, recte kenia] ; [BAFR, 135 (text)]
?A. l. mediafra Stoneham, 1936
Cameroun - Angola, W.Uganda Acraea lycoa media Eltringham, 1911; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1911 : 12, TL: Fernando Po to Toro
Acraea lycoa mediafra Stoneham, 1936; Bull. Stoneham Mus. (28): 2 (repl. Acraea lycoa media Eltringham, 1912)
Acraea lycoa media ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 336, 338
Acraea lycoa mediafra ; [BAFR, 135 (text)]
?A. l. stonehami D'Abrera, 1980
NW.Tanzania, E.Zaire (Kivu), S.Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi Acraea lycoa stonehami D'Abrera, 1980; Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region: 135 (repl. Acraea lycoa bukoba Eltringham, 1911)
Acraea lycoa bukoba Eltringham, 1911; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1911 : 12, pl. 1, f. 3-4 (preocc.)
Acraea lycoa bukoba ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 336, 338
?A. l. tirika Eltringham, 1911
W.Kenya (W of the Rift Valley) Acraea lycoa tirika Eltringham, 1911; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1911 : 13, pl. 1, f. 6, TL: British E. Africa, Tiriki Hills
Acraea lycoa tirika ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 336, 338; [BK, 365 (note)]; [BAFR, 135 (text)]
A. l. praelongata Hancock & Heath, 1988
Acraea johnstoni f. praelongata Joicey & Talbot, 1927; Encycl. Ent. (B III) 2 (1): 13
Acraea johnstoni praelongata Hancock & Heath, 1988
Acraea lycoa kindua Ackery, 1995
= ; Heath, Newport & Hancock, 2001, The Butterflies of Zambia:
Acraea (Actinote) lycoa praelongata ; Heath, Newport & Hancock, 2001, The Butterflies of Zambia:

Acraea niobe Sharpe, 1893
São Thomé Acraea niobe Sharpe, 1893; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 (3) : 554, TL: São Thomé
Acraea niobe ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894, Rhop. Exot. [2] 2: (Acraea) 18, pl. 5, f. 10
.acraea niobe ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 344
Acraea niobe ; [BAFR, 143]; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 54]; [EBW]
Acraea (Acraea) niobe ; [AfrL]

Acraea amicitiae Heron, 1909
-. See [About maps] Acraea amicitiae Heron, 1909; Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 19 : 148, pl. 5, f. 11, TL: Mt. Ruwenzori
Acraea amicitiae ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 317, pl. 15, f. 12; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 10]; [EBW]
Acraea (Actinote) amicitiae ; [AfrL]
Uganda-Zaire border (Ruwenzori Mts.) Acraea amicitiae amicitiae ; [BAFR, 115]
E.Zaire (Kivu), SW.Uganda (Kigezi) ?Acraea amicitiae polychroma ; [BAFR, 115 (text)]

Acraea ansorgei Grose-Smith, 1898
-. See [About maps] Acraea ansorgei Grose-Smith, 1898; Novit. Zool. 5 : 351
Acraea conjuncta Grose-Smith, 1898; Novit. Zool. 5 : 351
Acraea conjunca f. interrupta Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 319, 320
Acraea conjunca ♀ f. silacea Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 319, 320
Acraea conjunca ♀ f. mutata Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 319, 320
Acraea conjunca ♀ f. pica Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 319, 320
Acraea conjunca ♀ f. lutealba Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 319, 320
Acraea conjunca ♀ f. suffusa Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 319, 320
Acraea conjuncta ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Acraea) 22, pl. 6, f. 11-12
Acraea ansorgei ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Acraea) 21, pl. 6, f. 7-8; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 318, pl. 16, f. 5 ♀; [EBW]
Acraea (Actinote) ansorgei ; [AfrL]

Larva on Urera [BK, van Someren & Rogers, 1926]

montane forests (Kenya, Uganda) Acraea ansorgei ansorgei ; [BK, 363]; [BAFR, 133]

Acraea acuta Howarth, 1969
Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia. See [About maps] acuta Howarth, 1969; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 38 : 146
elgonensis Howarth, 1969; Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 38 : 144
Acraea ansorgei acuta ; [BAFR, 133]
Acraea (Actinote) acuta ; [AfrL]
Acraea (Actinote) acuta acuta ; [AfrL]
A. a. ngorongoro Kielland, 1990
Acraea (Actinote) acuta ngorongoro ; [AfrL]
A. a. nigromaculata Kielland, 1990
Acraea (Actinote) acuta nigromaculata ; [AfrL]
A. a. rubrobasalis Kielland, 1990
Acraea (Actinote) acuta rubrobasalis ; [AfrL]

Acraea alciope Hewitson, 1852
Ghana - Congo, Uganda. See [About maps] Acraea alciope Hewitson, 1852; Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea I): [45], pl. [23], f. 4 ♂, 5 ♀
macarina Butler, 1868; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1868 (1) : 221, pl. 17, f. 6
latifasciata Grünberg, 1910; S.B. Ges. naturf. Fr. Berl. : 164
Acraea alciope ♀ f. cretacea Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 323, 325, TL: Lagos
Acraea alciope ♀ f. fumida Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 323, 325, TL: Lagos
Acraea alciope ♀ f. tella Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 323, 326, TL: Uganda, Entebbe, Pt. Alice
Acraea alciope f. edea Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 106, TL: Kamerun, Bassagebiet, Edea
Acraea alciope f. lomana Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 106, TL: Kamerun, Bassagebiet, Lom
Acraea alciope, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea alciope ♀ f. macarina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 322, 325
Acraea alciope ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 322, pl. 14, f. 11, pl. 6, f. 10 (larva); [BOW: pl. 108, f. 5-6]
Acraea (Actinote) alciope ; [AfrL]

Recently split (see Acraea aurivillii). The region may not be correct.


Acraea aurivillii Staudinger, 1896
Liberia - Kenya, Ethiopia. See [About maps] Aurivillius' Acraea
Acraea (Planema) aurivillii Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 209, pl. 2, f. 2, TL: Barombi-Station, Cameroons
Planema alicia Grose-Smith, 1900; Novit. Zool. 7 : 546, TL: Port Alice, Uganda
Planema alicia ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Planema) 30, pl. [1], f. 9-11
Acraea alciope ♀ f. aurivillii ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 323, 325
Acraea alciope ♀ f. aurivilii ; [EBW, 191, f. 44]
Acraea aurivillii ; Pierre, 1981, Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (N.S.) 17 (3)1981; [BK, 364]
Acraea (Actinote) aurivillii ; [AfrL]

Larva on Urera, Pouzolzia, Fleurya [BK]

Acraea (Actinote) aurivillii aurivillii ; [AfrL]
Uganda, W.Kenya ?Acraea alciope bombensis ; [BAFR, 134 (text)]

just guessing that bombensis might go under aurivillii -- msa

A. a. schecana Rothschild & Jordan, 1905
Ethiopia Acraea alciope schecana Rothschild & Jordan, 1905; Novit. Zool. 12: 184
Acraea alciope schecana ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 323, 326; [BAFR, 134 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) aurivillii schecana ; [AfrL]

Acraea alciopoides Joicey & Talbot, 1921
W.Uganda, E.Zaire. See [About maps] Acraea disjuncta f. alciopoides Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 49, pl. 9, f. 10, TL: West Semliki River, near Lesse
Acraea alciopoides ; [BAFR, 134]; [EBW]
Acraea (Actinote) alciopoides ; [AfrL]

Acraea safie C. & R. Felder, [1865]
-. See [About maps] Acraea safie C. & R. Felder, [1865]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (2): 370
Acraea safie ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 315, pl. 15, f. 1; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 25]
Acraea (Actinote) safie ; [AfrL]
N.Ethiopia, C.Ethiopia Acraea safie safie ; [BAFR, 123]
Acraea (Actinote) safie safie ; [AfrL]
A. s. antinorii Oberthür, 1880
W.Ethiopia, S.Ethiopia safie antinorii Oberthür, 1880; Ann. Mus. Stor. nat. Genova 15: 157, pl. 1, f. 3
Acraea safie f. antinorii ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 316
Acraea safie antinorii ; [BAFR, 123]
Acraea (Actinote) safie antinorii ; [AfrL]

Acraea baxteri Sharpe, 1902
-. See [About maps] Baxter's Acraea
Acraea baxteri Sharpe, 1902; Entomologist 35 : 40, TL: Mpapwa, German E. Africa
Acraea fülleborni Thurau, 1903; Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 133, pl. 2, f. 7
Acraea baxteri f. fulleborni ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 267, 268
Acraea baxteri ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 267, pl. 15, f. 5; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) baxteri ; [AfrL]
N.Malawi, S.Tanzania Acraea baxteri baxteri ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 267, pl. 5, f. 10; [BAFR, 115]
Acraea (Actinote) baxteri baxteri ; [AfrL]
A. b. philos Le Cerf, 1933
Kenya, NE.Uganda Acraea baxteri philos ; [BK, 359]; [BAFR, 115]
Acraea (Actinote) baxteri philos ; [AfrL]
A. b. subsquamia Thurau, 1903
NE.Tanzania Acraea fülleborni var. subsquamia Thurau, 1903; Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 135
Acraea baxteri f. subsquamia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 267, 268
Acraea baxteri subsquamia ; [BAFR, 115 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) baxteri subsquamia ; [AfrL]
A. b. oldeani Kielland, 1990
Acraea (Actinote) baxteri oldeani ; [AfrL]

Acraea disjuncta Grose-Smith, 1898
-. See [About maps] Acraea disjuncta Grose-Smith, 1898; Novit. Zool. 5 : 351, TL: Nandi country
Planema nandensis Sharpe, 1899; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 3 (15) : 244
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 321, pl. 14, f. 12
Acraea disjuncta ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Acraea) 20, pl. 6, f. 7-8
Acraea (Actinote) disjuncta ; [AfrL]
W.Kenya, Uganda (not Toro, not Kigezi) Acraea disjuncta disjuncta ; [BAFR, 133 (text)]; [BK, 363]
Acraea (Actinote) disjuncta disjuncta ; [AfrL]

Larva on Urera [BK, van Someren, 1935]

A. d. kigeziensis Jackson, 1956
Uganda (Toro, Kigezi) Acraea (Actinote) disjuncta kigeziensis ; [AfrL]
Acraea disjuncta kigeziensis ; [BAFR, 133]

Acraea actinotina (Lathy, 1903)
Nigeria. See [About maps] Telipna actinotina Lathy, 1903; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1903 (2) : 194, pl. 8, f. 2
Acraea actinotina ; [BAFR, 132]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) actinotina ; [AfrL]

Acraea esebria Hewitson, 1861
Natal - Rhodesia, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, S.Zaire (Shaba), Angola, Tanzania, E.Kenya (E of Rift Valley). See [About maps] Dusky Acraea
Acraea esebria Hewitson, 1861; Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea II): [48], pl. [24], f. 1, TL: Natal
Acraea protea Trimen, 1866; Rhopal. Afr. Austr. : 110, pl. 3, f. 2
Planema arctifascia Butler, 1874; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1874 (4) : 427, TL: Angola
= Acraea esebria f. protea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 331
Planema pseudoprotea Butler, 1874; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1874 (4) : 428, TL: Angola
Planema amphiprotea Butler, 1874; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1874 (4) : 428, TL: Angola
metaprotea Butler, 1874; Cistula ent. 1 (8) : 211, TL: Angola
monteironis Butler, 1874; Cistula ent. 1 (8) : 211
Planema jacksoni Sharpe, 1890; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 5 (28) : 335, TL: [East Africa]
Acraea ertli Aurivillius, 1904; Ent. Tidskr 25 : 94, f. 34, TL: German E. Africa, Usambara
Acraea esebria ♀ f. nubilata Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 332, 334, TL: E. Cenral Zululand, Llabisa

Acraea esebria f. protea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 331, 333; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 34 (text only)]
Acraea esebria f. pseudoprotea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 331, 333
Acraea esebria ♀ f. amphiprotea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 331, 333
Acraea esebria ♀ f. metaprotea ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 331, 333
Acraea esebria f. jacksoni ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 332, 334
Acraea esebria f. monteironis ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 332, 334; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 34 (text only)]
Acraea esebria ♀ f. ertli ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 332, 334
Acraea esebria esebria ; [BK, 364]
Acraea esebria ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 331, pl. 14, f. 9; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 35-36]
Acraea (Actinote) esebria ; [AfrL]

Larva on Fleurya mitis, Pouzolzia procridioides, Urera tenax [PBSA]


Acraea masaris Oberthür, 1893
Acraea masaris Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 27, pl. 1, f. 3, TL: Comoro I.
Acraea esebria masaris ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 332, 335
Acraea (Actinote) masaris ; [AfrL]
A. m. masaris Oberthür, 1893
Comoro Is. Acraea esebria masaris ; [BAFR, 134 (text)]
Acraea (Actinote) masaris masaris ; [AfrL]
A. m. jodina Pierre, 1992
Acraea (Actinote) masaris jodina ; [AfrL]

Acraea johnstoni Godman, 1885
-. See [About maps] Johnston's Acraea
Acraea johnstoni Godman, 1885; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885 : 537
Planema telekiana Rogenhofer, 1891; Ann. Mus. Wien 6 : 459, pl. 15, f. 4
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 340
Acraea proteina semifulvescens Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 26, pl. 2, f. 21
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 340
Acraea proteina flavescens Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 26, pl. 1, f. 4
Acraea proteina semialbescens Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 26, pl. 3, f. 29
Acraea proteina fulvescens Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 26, pl. 2, f. 21
Acraea octobalia Karsch, 1894; Ent. Nachr. 20 (14/15) : 222
pretiosa Carpenter, 1932; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 80 : 256, TL: Nyasaland

Acraea johnstoni f. flavescens ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 340, 342
Acraea johnstoni f. semialbescens ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 340, 342
Acraea johnstoni f. fulvescens ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 340, 342
Acraea johnstoni f. octobalia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 340, 342
Acraea johnstoni ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 339, pl. 14, f. 5; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 44]
Acraea johnstoni f. pretiosa ; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 44 (text only)]
Acraea (Actinote) johnstoni ; [AfrL]
Rhodesia - Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia Acraea johnstoni johnstoni ; [BK, 365]; [BAFR, 136]

Larva on Pouzolzia, Fleurya, Urera [BK, van Someren & Rogers, 1926]

?A. j. confusa (Rogenhofer, 1891)
Rhodesia, Moçambique Planema[?] confusa Rogenhofer, 1891; in Baumann, Usambara un seine Nachbargebiete, App. 3: 326
Planema confusa ; Rogenhofer, 1891, Ann. Mus. Wien 6 : 459, pl. 15, f. 5
Acraea johnstoni f. confusa ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 340, 342
?A. j. butleri Aurivillius, 1898
W.Uganda, E.Zaire (Kivu) ?Acraea lycoa ab. butleri Aurivillius, 1898; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 115
Acraea toruna Grose-Smith, 1900; Novit. Zool. 7 : 546, TL: Kimbugu, Toru
= ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 341
Acraea toruna ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Acraea) 27, pl. 8, f. 1-2
Acraea johnstoni butleri ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 341, 342; [BAFR, 136]
Acraea butleri ; [BOW: pl. 108, f. 18]

Acraea insularis Sharpe, 1893
São Tomé Acraea insularis Sharpe, 1893; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 (3) : 555, TL: São Thomé
Acraea insularis ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894, Rhop. Exot. [2] 2: (Acraea) 16, pl. 5, f. 6-7; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 345; [BAFR, 126]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Actinote) insularis ; [AfrL]

 

Acraea adrasta Weymer, 1892
-. See [About maps] Acraea machoni Oberthür, 1893; Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 29, TL: Zanzibar
= ; [NHM]
Planema haydni Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 34, pl. 2, f. 7-8, TL: Nguelo, Usambara
= ; [NHM]
Bematistes adrasta ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 43]
Acraea (Acraea) adrasta ; [AfrL]
SE.Kenya, E.Tanzania Acraea adrasta adrasta ; [BK, 384]
Bematistes adrasta adrasta ; [BAFR, 108]
Acraea (Acraea) adrasta adrasta ; [AfrL]
A. a. pancalis (Jordan, 1910)
Bematistes adrasta pancalis ; [BAFR, 108 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) adrasta pancalis ; [AfrL]

Acraea aganice Hewitson, 1852
-. See [About maps] Wanderer
Acraea aganice Hewitson, 1852; Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea I): [46], pl. [23], f. 6, TL: Natal
Planema meruana Rogenhofer, 1891; Ann. Mus. Wien 6 : 458
= ; [NHM]
Bematistes aganice ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 44]
Acraea (Acraea) aganice ; [AfrL]

Larva on Passiflora edulis, P. incarnata, P. caerulea, Ophiocaulon gummifera [PBSA]

Cape - Natal, Transvaal, S.Mozambique, E.Rhodesia Bematistes aganice aganice ; [BAFR, 108 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) aganice aganice ; [AfrL]
A. a. montana (Butler, 1888)
E.Kenya - N.Tanzania Planema montana Butler, 1888; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1888 : 91, TL: Kilima-njaro
Planema chanleri Holland, 1896; Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18 (1098) : 748
= ; [NHM]
Planema montana ; Rogenhofer, 1891, Ann. Mus. Wien 6 : 458, pl. 15, f. 2
Bematistes montana ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 44 (text only)]
Bematistes aganice montana ; [BAFR, 108]
Acraea aganice montana ; [BK, 384 (note)]
Acraea (Acraea) aganice montana ; [AfrL]
A. a. nicega (Suffert, 1904)
S.Tanzania, S.Zaire (Shaba), NE.Zambia, N.Malawi Planema aganice nicega Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 38, TL: Langenburg, Nyassa See
Bematistes aganice nicega ; [BAFR, 108 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) aganice nicega ; [AfrL]
A. a. nyassae (Carpenter, 1920)
S.Malawi Bematistes aganice nyassae ; [BAFR, 108]
Acraea (Acraea) aganice nyassae ; [AfrL]
A. a. orientalis (Ungemach, 1932)
SW.Ethiopia, S.Sudan, N.Uganda? Bematistes aganice orientalis ; [BAFR, 108 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) aganice orientalis ; [AfrL]
A. a. ugandae van Someren, 1936
N shore of L.Victoria Bematistes aganice ugandae ; [BAFR, 108]
Acraea aganice ugandae ; [BK, 384 (note)]
Acraea (Acraea) aganice ugandae ; [AfrL]

Acraea alcinoe C. & R. Felder, 1865
Sierra Leone - Ghana, Congo. See [About maps] Acraea alcinoe C. & R. Felder, 1865; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (2): pl. 46, f. 12-13
?Papilio euryta Palisot de Beauvois, 1821; Ins. Afr. Amer.: 262, pl. 7, f. 4
Bematistes alcinoe, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
?Acraea euryta ; Hewitson, 1867, Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Acraea IV-V): [51], pl. [26], f. 21-26, pl. [27], 27-32
Bematistes alcinoe ; [BOW: pl. 110, f. 4 (text only)]; [EBW, 191, f. 52]
Acraea (Acraea) alcinoe ; [AfrL]
Guinea-Bissau - Nigeria Bematistes alcinoe alcinoe ; [BAFR, 106]
Acraea (Acraea) alcinoe alcinoe ; [AfrL]
A. a. camerunica (Aurivillius, 1893)
Cameroun, Congo? Bematistes alcinoe camerunica ; [BAFR, 106 (text)]
Acraea alcinoe camerunica ; [BK, 384]
Acraea (Acraea) alcinoe camerunica ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia [BK]

A. a. nado (Ungemach, 1932)
SW.Ethiopia Bematistes alcinoe nado ; [BAFR, 106 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) alcinoe nado ; [AfrL]
A. a. racaji (Pyrcz, 1991)
Acraea (Acraea) alcinoe racaji ; [AfrL]

Acraea annonae Pierre, 1987
Acraea (Acraea) annonae ; [AfrL]

Acraea bellona Weymer, 1908
Angola. See [About maps] Acraea acrita bellona Weymer, 1908; Dt. Ent. Zs. 1908 (6) : 728
Acraea acrita ab. pauperata Thurau, 1903; Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 129, pl. 2, f. 8
Acraea acrita var. bella Weymer, 1901; Ent. Zs. 15 (16): 61
Acraea acrita bellona f. bella ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 144, 152, pl. 10, f. 13-14
Acraea acrita f. pauperata ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 144
Acraea acrita bellona ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 144, 148, pl. 5, f. 4, pl. 10, f. 8, 11
Acraea (Acraea) bellona ; [AfrL]

Acraea bergeriana Pierre, 1979
Acraea (Acraea) bergeriana ; [AfrL]

Acraea brainei Henning, 1986
Acraea (Acraea) brainei ; [AfrL]

Acraea consanguinea (Aurivillius, 1893)
-. See [About maps] Bematistes consanguinea ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 45]; [EBW]
Acraea (Acraea) consanguinea ; [AfrL]
Nigeria - Gabon Bematistes consanguinea consanguinea ; [BAFR, 110]
Acraea (Acraea) consanguinea consanguinea ; [AfrL]
A. c. albicolor (Karsch, 1895)
Uganda Bematistes consanguinea albicolor ; [BAFR, 110]
Bematistes consanguinea f. albicolor ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 45 (text only)]
Acraea (Acraea) consanguinea albicolor ; [AfrL]
A. c. intermedia (Aurivillius, 1899)
Zaire - Angola Bematistes consanguinea intermedia ; [BAFR, 111 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) consanguinea intermedia ; [AfrL]
A. c. sartina (Jordan, 1910)
Ghana - Liberia, Sierra Leone Bematistes consanguinea sartina ; [BAFR, 111 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) consanguinea sartina ; [AfrL]

Acraea dondoensis Stevenson, 1934
Acraea (Acraea) dondoensis ; [AfrL]

Acraea elongata (Butler, 1874)
Gabon - W.Zaire. See [About maps] Bematistes elongata ; [BAFR, 110]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 46]
Acraea (Acraea) elongata ; [AfrL]

Acraea endoscota Le Doux, 1928
Acraea endoscota, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea (Acraea) endoscota ; [AfrL]

Acraea epaea (Cramer, 1779)
Nigeria - Congo - E.Africa - Abyssinia. See [About maps] Papilio epaea Cramer, 1779
Planema epaea var. insularis Aurivillius, 1910; Ann. Mus. Stor. nat. Genova (3) 4 / 44 : 518 (preocc.), TL: Fernando Po
?Planema epaea ab. sublutosa Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 107, TL: Spanish Guinea
Bematistes epaea, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Acraea epaea ; [BK, 385]
Bematistes epaea ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 47-48]
?Bematistes epaea insularis ; [BAFR, 113]
Acraea (Acraea) epaea ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia [BK]

Gambia, Senegal - Cameroun, W.Zaire, Angola Bematistes epaea epaea ; [BAFR, 113]
Acraea (Acraea) epaea epaea ; [AfrL]
A. e. epitellus Staudinger, 1896
Kenya (coastal forests, Shimba Hills), Tanzania Acraea (Planema) epitellus Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 207, TL: Lindi
Acraea epaea epitellus ; [BK, 385 (note)]
Bematistes epitellus ; [EBW, (name only)]
Bematistes epaea epitellus ; [BAFR, 113]
Acraea (Acraea) epaea epitellus ; [AfrL]
A. e. paragea (Grose-Smith, 1900)
W.Uganda Planema paragea Grose-Smith, 1900; Novit. Zool. 7 : 547, TL: Port Alice, Uganda
Planema paragea ; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901, Rhop. Exot. [2] 3: (Planema) 29, pl. [1], f. 7-8
Bematistes epaea paragea ; [BAFR, 113 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) epaea paragea ; [AfrL]
A. e. melina (Thurau, 1903)
N.Malawi (shores of L.Malawi), S.Tanzania Bematistes epaea melina ; [BAFR, 113]
Acraea (Acraea) epaea melina ; [AfrL]
A. e. lutosa (Suffert, 1904)
Cameroun, E.Zaire - W.Uganda (Bwamba Valley) Planema epaea lutosa Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 36, TL: Mukenge; Camerun
Bematistes epaea lutosa ; [BAFR, 113]
Acraea (Acraea) epaea lutosa ; [AfrL]
A. e. homochroa (Rothschild & Jordan, 1905)
S.Ethiopia Bematistes epaea homochroa ; [BAFR, 113 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) epaea homochroa ; [AfrL]
A. e. kivuana (Jordan, 1910)
E.Zaire (Kivu) Bematistes epaea kivuana ; [BAFR, 113 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) epaea kivuana ; [AfrL]
A. e. bicolorata (Le Doux, 1937)
SE.Zaire Bematistes epaea bicolorata ; [BAFR, 113 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) epaea bicolorata ; [AfrL]
A. e. insulana Ackery, 1995
Acraea (Acraea) epaea insulana ; [AfrL]
A. e. angustifasciata (d'Abrera, 1980)
Uganda, W.Kenya, Lake Victoria (Ses Is.) ?angustifasciata Grünberg, 1910; S.B. Ges. naturf. Fr. Berl. : 150
Acraea epaea angustifasciata ; [BK, 385 (note)]
Bematistes epaea angustifasciata ; [BAFR, 113 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) epaea angustifasciata ; [AfrL]

Acraea epiprotea (Butler, 1874)
Nigeria - Zaire, W.Tanzania (Kigoma). See [About maps] Acraea epiprotea, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Bematistes epiprotea ; [BAFR, 112]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 49]
Acraea (Acraea) epiprotea ; [AfrL]

Acraea excisa (Butler, 1874)
Cameroun - W.Zaire. See [About maps] Bematistes excisa ; [BAFR, 110]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 50]
Acraea (Acraea) excisa ; [AfrL]

Acraea formosa (Butler, 1874)
Cameroun - Zaire R. (mouth) - W.Uganda (Bwamba Forest). See [About maps] ?Planema formosa angulata Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 38, TL: Mukenge
Bematistes formosa ; [BAFR, 108]; [BOW: pl. 110, f. 1]; [EBW, (name only)]
Acraea (Acraea) formosa ; [AfrL]

Acraea indentata (Butler, 1895)
Cameroun. See [About maps] Bematistes indentata ; [BAFR, 110]; [BOW: pl. 110, f. 2]
Acraea (Acraea) indentata ; [AfrL]

Acraea intermediodes Ackery, 1995
Acraea (Acraea) intermediodes ; [AfrL]

Acraea kappa Pierre, 1979
Acraea (Acraea) kappa ; [AfrL]

Acraea kia Pierre, 1990
Acraea (Acraea) kia ; [AfrL]

Acraea kinduana Pierre, 1979
Acraea (Acraea) kinduana ; [AfrL]

Acraea lapidorum Pierre, 1988
Acraea (Acraea) lapidorum ; [AfrL]

Acraea leopoldina (Aurivillius, 1895)
-. See [About maps] Acraea (Acraea) leopoldina ; [AfrL]
Angola - S.Zaire Bematistes leopoldina leopoldina ; [BAFR, 110 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) leopoldina leopoldina ; [AfrL]
A. l. brevimacula (Talbot, 1928)
E.Zaire Bematistes leopoldina brevimacula ; [BAFR, 110]
Acraea (Acraea) leopoldina brevimacula ; [AfrL]
A. l. macrosticha (Bethune-Baker, 1908)
Cameroun - N.Zaire Planema macrosticha Bethune-Baker, 1908; Ann. Mag. nat. hist. (8) 2 (12) : 472, TL: Makala
Bematistes leopoldina macrosticha ; [BAFR, 110]
Acraea (Acraea) leopoldina macrosticha ; [AfrL]

Acraea loranae Pierre, 1987
Acraea (Acraea) loranae ; [AfrL]

Acraea macaria (Fabricius, 1793)
-. See [About maps] Papilio macaria Fabricius, 1793
Acraea macaria, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Bematistes macaria ; [BOW: pl. 110, f. 4]
Acraea (Acraea) macaria ; [AfrL]
Sierra Leone - Ivory Coast, Benim Bematistes macaria macaria
Bematistes macaria macaria ; [BAFR, 106]
A. m. hewitsoni Aurivillius²
Ghana - Cameroun, W.Zaire Acraea macaria hewitsoni ; [BAFR, 106]

Acraea macarista (Sharpe, 1906)
-. See [About maps] Planema macarista Sharpe, 1906; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 18 : 76, TL: Uganda
Planema plagioscia Bethune-Baker, 1908; Ann. Mag. nat. hist. (8) 2 (12) : 471, TL: Beni-Mawambe, Congo Free State
= ; [NHM]
Planema formosa moforsa Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 37, TL: Mukenge
= ; [NHM]
Bematistes macarista ; [BOW: pl. 110, f. 5-6]
Acraea (Acraea) macarista ; [AfrL]
Zaire, Uganda, W.Kenya Bematistes macarista macarista ; [BAFR, 110]
Acraea macarista macarista ; [BK, 383]
Acraea (Acraea) macarista macarista ; [AfrL]
A. m. latefasciata (Suffert, 1904)
Cameroons, ... Planema formosa latefasciata Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 37, TL: Jaunde, Camerun
Acraea (Acraea) macarista latefasciata ; [AfrL]

Acraea obliqua (Aurivillius, 1913)
-. See [About maps] Acraea (Acraea) obliqua ; [AfrL]
Nigeria - Cameroun Bematistes obliqua obliqua ; [BAFR, 108]
Acraea (Acraea) obliqua obliqua ; [AfrL]
A. o. elgonense (Poulton, 1927)
W.Kenya, Uganda (Mt. Elgon), Rwanda, E.Zaire ?elgonensis (Poulton, 1927) (Planema); Proc. ent. Soc. Lond. 2 : 37
Bematistes elgonense ; [EBW]
Bematistes obliqua elgonense ; [BAFR, 108 (text)]
Acraea elgonense elgonense ; [BK, 383]
Acraea (Acraea) obliqua elgonense ; [AfrL]
A. o. kivuensis (Joicey & Talbot, 1927)
W.Uganda, E.Zaire (Kivu) Bematistes obliqua kivuensis ; [BAFR, 108]
Acraea (Acraea) obliqua kivuensis ; [AfrL]

Acraea oscari Rothschild, 1902
Ethiopia. See [About maps] Acraea oscari Rothschild, 1902; Novit. Zool. 9 : 595, TL: Abyssinia
Acraea oscari ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 91, pl. 3, f. 6, pl. 8, f. 5; [BAFR, 144]; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 9]
Acraea (Acraea) oscari ; [AfrL]

Acraea overlaeti Pierre, 1988
Acraea (Acraea) overlaeti ; [AfrL]

Acraea persanguinea (Rebel, 1914)
SW.Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, E.Zaire. See [About maps] Planema persanguinea Rebel, 1914; Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 235, pl. 18, f. 5-6
Bematistes persanguinea ; [BAFR, 112 (text)]; [EBW, (name only)]
?Bematistes consanguinea persanguinea ;
Acraea (Acraea) persanguinea ; [AfrL]

Acraea poggei Dewitz, 1879
Congo - Uganda, Abyssinia, Sudan. See [About maps] Pogge's Wanderer
Bematistes poggei ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 51]; [EBW]
Acraea (Acraea) poggei ; [AfrL]
Angola - S.Zaire (Shaba), W.Tanzania Bematistes poggei poggei ; [BAFR, 110]
Acraea (Acraea) poggei poggei ; [AfrL]
A. p. nelsoni Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892
NE.Zaire - Uganda, W.Kenya Acraea nelsoni Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892; Rhop. Exot. [2] 1: (Acraea) 10, pl. 3, f. 9-10, TL: Aruwini
Acraea poggei var. ; Grose-Smith, 1890, Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1890 : 466
Bematistes poggei nelsoni ; [BAFR, 110]
Acraea poggei nelsoni ; [BK, 383]
Acraea (Acraea) poggei nelsoni ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia, Vitis [BK]

A. p. ras (Ungemach, 1932)
SW.Ethiopia Bematistes poggei ras ; [BAFR, 110 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) poggei ras ; [AfrL]

Acraea pseudatolmis Eltringham, 1912
Rhodesia. See [About maps] Acraea nohara pseudatolmis Eltringham, 1912; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 129, 130, TL: , pl. 1, f. 6 ♂S.E.Rhodesia, Mahakata R.
Acraea pseudatolmis ; [BAFR, 146]
Acraea (Acraea) pseudatolmis ; [AfrL]

Acraea pseudeuryta Godman & Salvin, 1890
Angola - Zaire - W.Uganda. See [About maps] Acraea pseudeuryta Godman & Salvin, 1890; in Jameson, Story Rear Column : 429
Acraea (Planema) dewitzi Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 209, pl. 2, f. 5, TL: Njamnjam
Bematistes pseudeuryta ; [EBW, (name only)]; [BAFR, 110]
Acraea (Acraea) pseudeuryta ; [AfrL]

Acraea quadricolor (Rogenhofer, 1891)
Zaire, Burundi, .... See [About maps] Four-Colour Acraea
Planema quadricolor Rogenhofer, 1891; Ann. Mus. Wien 6 : 458, pl. 15, f. 3
Bematistes quadricolor ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 110, f. 7]
Acraea quadricolor ; [BK, 384]
Acraea (Acraea) quadricolor ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia, Tryphostemma [BK]

Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania Bematistes quadricolor quadricolor ; [BAFR, 108]
Acraea (Acraea) quadricolor quadricolor ; [AfrL]
A. q. latifasciata (Sharpe, 1892)
W.Kenya (forests), W.Uganda Planema latifasciata Sharpe, 1892; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 635, pl. 48, f. 6, TL: Mt. Elgon
Bematistes quadricolor latifasciata ; [BAFR, 108]
Acraea quadricolor latifasciata ; [BK, 385 (note)]
Acraea (Acraea) quadricolor latifasciata ; [AfrL]
A. q. itumbana (Jordan, 1910)
E.Tanzania (Nguru Mts.) Bematistes quadricolor itumbana ; [BAFR, 108 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) quadricolor itumbana ; [AfrL]
A. q. leptis (Jordan, 1910)
E.Kenya (highland forests) Bematistes quadricolor leptis ; [BAFR, 108 (text)]
Acraea quadricolor leptis ; [BK, 385 (note)]
Acraea (Acraea) quadricolor leptis ; [AfrL]
A. q. morogoro (Carpenter & Jackson, 1950)
E.Tanzania (Uluguru Mts.) Bematistes quadricolor morogoro ; [BAFR, 108 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) quadricolor morogoro ; [AfrL]
A. q. mahale (Kielland, 1990)
Acraea (Acraea) quadricolor mahale ; [AfrL]
A. q. uluguru (Kielland, 1990)
Acraea (Acraea) quadricolor uluguru ; [AfrL]

Acraea scalivittata (Butler, 1896)
N.Malawi, S.Tanzania. See [About maps] Bematistes scalivittata ; [BAFR, 108]; [BOW: pl. 110, f. 9]
Acraea (Acraea) scalivittata ; [AfrL]
Acraea (Acraea) scalivittata scalivittata ; [AfrL]
A. s. kiellandianus Koçak, 1996
Acraea (Acraea) scalivittata kiellandianus ; [AfrL]

Acraea tellus (Aurivillius, 1893)
-. See [About maps] ?Planema tellus lustella Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 36, TL: Camerun, Barombi Station
?Planema tellus ab. subapicalis Strand, 1914; Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 107, TL: Spanish Guinea
Bematistes tellus ; [BOW: pl. 110, f. 10]
Acraea (Acraea) tellus ; [AfrL]
E.Nigeria, Cameroun - W.Zaire Bematistes tellus tellus ; [BAFR, 112]
Acraea (Acraea) tellus tellus ; [AfrL]
A. t. eumelis (Jordan, 1910)
C.Uganda, E.Uganda, NW.Tanzania Bematistes tellus eumelis ; [BAFR, 112]
Acraea (Acraea) tellus eumelis ; [AfrL]
A. t. schubotzi (Grünberg, 1911)
C.Zaire, E.Zaire - W.Uganda (Bwamba) Bematistes tellus schubotzi ; [BAFR, 112]
Acraea (Acraea) tellus schubotzi ; [AfrL]

Acraea silia Mabille, [1885]
Madagascar. See [About maps] Acraea masamba var. silia Mabille, [1885]; Hist. Madag. 18 (Lép. 1) : 105, pl. 9A, f. 4 [lectotype, Lees
Acraea masamba r. debilis Oberthür
Acraea masamba f. silia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 312, 313
Acraea silia ; [BAFR, 121]
Acraea (Actinote) silia ; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Acraea turlini Pierre, 1979
Acraea (Acraea) turlini ; [AfrL]

Acraea umbra (Drury, 1782)
-. See [About maps] Papilio umbra Drury, 1782; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3: index, : 23, pl. 18, f. 1-2
?Planema umbra rabuma Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 38
Bematistes umbra, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Bematistes umbra ; [EBW]
Acraea (Acraea) umbra ; [AfrL]
Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone - Nigeria Bematistes umbra umbra ; [BAFR, 106]
Acraea (Acraea) umbra umbra ; [AfrL]
A. u. macarioides (Aurivillius, 1893)
Cameroun, Gabon, W.Zaire Bematistes umbra macaroides[sic?] ; [BAFR, 106]
Bematistes macarioides ; [BOW: pl. 110, f. 3 (spell.?)]
Acraea (Acraea) umbra macarioides ; [AfrL]
A. u. hemileuca (Jordan, 1914)
E.Zaire - Uganda, W.Kenya (Kakamega) Planema macaria hemileuca ; Joicey & Talbot, 1921, Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 47, pl. 10, f. 12-13
Bematistes macaria hemileuca ; [BAFR, 106]
Acraea macaria hemileuca ; [BK, 383]
Acraea (Acraea) umbra hemileuca ; [AfrL]

Larva on Adenia [BK]

A. u. carpenteri (Le Doux, 1937)
Guinea-Bissau (Bijagós Is.) Bematistes umbra carpenteri ; [BAFR, 106 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) umbra carpenteri ; [AfrL]

Acraea vestalis C. & R. Felder, 1865
-. See [About maps] Acraea vestalis C. & R. Felder, 1865; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (2): pl. 46, f. 8-9
Acraea vestalis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Bematistes vestalis ; [BOW: pl. 109, f. 8]
Acraea (Acraea) vestalis ; [AfrL]
Nigeria - Sierra Leone Bematistes vestalis vestalis ; [BAFR, 106]
Acraea (Acraea) vestalis vestalis ; [AfrL]
A. v. congoensis (Le Doux, 1937)
S.Zaire, E.Zaire - W.Tanzania (Kigoma) Bematistes vestalis congoensis ; [BAFR, 106 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) vestalis congoensis ; [AfrL]
A. v. stavelia (Suffert, 1904)
Cameroun, Gabon, W.Zaire Planema vestalis stavelia Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 39, TL: ? Camerun; Togo
Bematistes vestalis stavelia ; [BAFR, 106 (text)]
Acraea (Acraea) vestalis stavelia ; [AfrL]

Acraea zoumi Pierre, 1995
Acraea (Acraea) zoumi ; [AfrL]

 

Acraea alalonga (Henning & Henning, 1996)
Acraea (Actinote) alalonga ; [AfrL]

Acraea alticola Schultze, 1923
Acraea (Actinote) alticola ; [AfrL]

Acraea encoda Pierre, 1981
Acraea (Actinote) encoda ; [AfrL]

Acraea hecqui Berger, 1981
Acraea (Actinote) hecqui ; [AfrL]

Acraea induna Trimen, 1895
Acraea induna Trimen, 1895; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 184, pl. 5, f. 3, 3a
= Acraea anacreon bomba ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 198 (f.aest.)
Acraea (Actinote) induna ; [AfrL]
Acraea (Actinote) induna induna ; [AfrL]
A. i. salmontana (Henning & Henning, 1996)
Acraea (Actinote) induna salmontana ; [AfrL]

Acraea parei (Henning & Henning, 1996)
Acraea (Actinote) parei ; [AfrL]
A. p. orangica (Henning & Henning, 1996)
Acraea (Actinote) parei orangica ; [AfrL]
A. p. parei (Henning & Henning, 1996)
Acraea (Actinote) parei parei ; [AfrL]

Acraea pierrei Berger, 1981
Acraea (Actinote) pierrei ; [AfrL]

Acraea polis Pierre, 1999
Acraea (Actinote) polis ; [AfrL]

Acraea simulator Ackery, 1995
Acraea (Actinote) simulator ; [AfrL]

Acraea toruna Grose-Smith, 1900
Acraea (Actinote) toruna ; [AfrL]

 

Acraea atatis Pierre, 2004
Acraea atatis ; [AfrL]

Acraea comor Pierre, 1992
Acraea comor ; [AfrL]

Acraea lyci Pierre, 2006
Acraea lyci ; [AfrL]

Acraea odzalae Collins, 1997
Acraea odzalae ; [AfrL]

Acraea peetersi Pierre, 1992
Acraea peetersi ; [AfrL]

The ?? species-group

?Acraea acutipennis ?Schouteden²
?acutipennis Schultze & Aurivillius, 1923; Ergebn. D.Z.-Afr. 2tn. Exp. 1 (17) : 1140 (preoc. Lathy, 1906)
?Acraea acutipennis ; [EBW, (name only)]

Acraea zambesina Aurivillius, 1909
Acraea zambesina Aurivillius, 1909; Ark. Zool. 5 (5) : 1, TL: Zambezi R, "Portug. Ost-Afrika"
Acraea zambesina ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 75; [EBW, (name only)]

?Acraea intermedia Wichgraf, 1908
S.Zaire (Shaba), NW.Zambia. See [About maps] Acraea intermedia Wichgraf, 1908; Berl. Ent. Z. 53 : 241, pl. 6, f. 3-4 (preocc. Aurivillius?)
Acraea intermedia ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 159, pl. 11, f. 3; [BAFR, 139]; [EBW, (name only)]

?Acraea mima Neave, 1910
Rhodesia. See [About maps] Acraea mima Neave, 1910; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 22, pl. 1, f. 8-9, TL: NE.Rhodesia
Acraea mima ; Eltringham, 1912, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 167, pl. 12, f. 8; [EBW, (name only)]

?Acraea rupicola Schultze, 1912
Cameroun. See [About maps] Acraea rupicola Schultze, 1912; Ent. Rundsch. 29 (14) : 92, TL: Kamerun
Acraea rubicola[sic?] ; [BAFR, 131 (text)]; [EBW, (name only)]

?Acraea pullula Grünberg, 1911²
pullula Grünberg, 1911²; Dt. Zent. Af. Exp. : 516, pl. 11, f. 7, TL: Rhodesia?
Acraea pullula ; [EBW, (name only)]


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Acraea sotikensis var. rowenina Gaede, 1915; Ent. Rundsch. 32 : 51, TL: S.Embo

Acraea acrita var. emboensis Gaede, 1915; Ent. Rundsch. 32 : 51, TL: S.Embo

consanguinoides (Le Doux, 1931) (Planema); Dt. ent. Zs. 1931 : 59
Bematistes consanguinoides ; [EBW, (name only)]; [NHM]

Planema arenaria Sharpe, 1902; Entomologist 35 : 135, TL: Entebbe

simulata (Le Doux, 1932) (Planema); Mitt. Dt. Ent. Ges. 3 : 5 (preocc.), TL: Cameroun
Bematistes simulata ; [BAFR, 112 (text)]; [EBW, (name only)]

Acraea bertha Vuillot, 1891; Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1891 : xcvi, TL: N'Guru


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[AfrL]
Mark C. Williams; Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperoidea; Compiled by Mark C. Williams, 7th ed. (2008) (April 2007); Afrototropical Butterflies; e-mail: Mark C. Williams
[BAFR]
D'Abrera, 1980; Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region
[BAUR]
D'Abrera, 1977; Butterflies of the Australian Region (2nd edn)
[BHL]
The; Biodiversity Heritage Library; and on; Internet Archive; Note: The linking to the content of Internet Archive is somewhat delicate -- notify me when links break!
[BHR]
D'Abrera; Butterflies of the Holarctic Region, Part I-III
[BIR]
Wynter-Blyth, 1957; Butterflies of the Indian Region; (1982 Reprint)
[BK]
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
[BMP]
Eliot (Ed.), Corbet & Pendlebury, 1992; The Butterflies of The Malay Peninsula; 4th edition; ISBN 983-9681-05-2
[BOR]
D'Abrera, 1982, 1985, 1986; Butterflies of the Oriental Region, Part I-III
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[BnF]
Gallica / Bibliothèque nationale de France; Annales de la Société entomologique de France; Bulletin de la Sociéte entomologique de France
[CiNii]
http://ci.nii.ac.jp/
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[EOB]
Feltwell; The Encyclopedia of Butterflies; Prentice Hall, 1993; ISBN 0-671-86828-4
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[LAMAS-2005]
Gerardo Lamas; Entomofauna 26 (6): 57-100; A Bibliography of the Zoological Publications of Hans Fruhstorfer (1886* - 1922+)
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[MRS]
Chou Io (Ed.); Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium, 1-2
[MadL]
Lees, D.C., Kremen, C. and Raharitsimba, H. 2003; in S.M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar; Classification, Diversity and Endemism of the Butterflies (Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea): A Revised Species Checklist: : pp. 762-793; University of Chicago Press. 1709 pp.
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[Oleg Kosterin]
Institue of Cytology & Genetics; Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences; Novosibirsk; e-mail: Oleg Kosterin; http://pisum.bionet.nsc.ru/kosterin/
[Olli Vesikko]
http://koti.welho.com/ovesikko/
[PBSA]
Dickson, C.G.C (ed.), Kroon, D.M.; Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa; AD. DONKER 1978
[Wahlberg]
Niklas Wahlberg; The NSG's voucher specimen database; Nymphalidae Systematics Group
[Yutaka Inayoshi]
A Check List of Butterflies in Indo-China; Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM
[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


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Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfauna von Kamerun. 2. Tagfalter Ent. Tidskr. 14 : 257-292, 4pls
Aurivillius, 1895
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Aurivillius, 1898
Rhopalocera Aethiopica. Die tagfalter des Aethiopischen Faunegebietes K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 31 (5) : 1-561, pl. 1-6
Aurivillius, 1904
Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Afrika Ent. Tidskr 25 : 92-96
Aurivillius, 1905
Lieutnant A. Schultzes Sammlung von Lepidopteren aus West-Africa Ark. Zool. 2 (12) : 1-47, pl. 1-5
Aurivillius, 1913
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Aurivillius, 1909
Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Afrika. 9 Ark. Zool. 5 (5) : 1-29
Aurivillius, 1910
Lepidoptera in Sjösted, Kilimandjaro-Meru Exped. 2 (9) : 1-56, pl. 1-2
Aurivillius, 1910
Schmetterlinge gesammelt in West Africa von Leonard Fea in den jahren 1897-1902 Ann. Mus. Stor. nat. Genova (3) 4 / 44 : 494-530
Bethune-Baker, 1903
On new Species of Lycaenidae from West Africa Ann. nat. hist. (7) 12 : 324-334
Bethune-Baker, 1904
On new Species of Rhopalocera from Sierra Leone Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 14 (81) : 222-233
Bethune-Baker, 1908
Descriptions of new Species of Butterflies of the Division Rhopalocera from Africa and from New Guinea Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1908 (1) : 110-126, pl. 8-9
Bethune-Baker, 1908
Descriptions of new Rhopalocera from the Upper Congo Ann. Mag. nat. hist. (8) 2 (12) : 469-482
Bethune-Baker, 1926
Description of a new form of Acraea from the Cameroons Ent. Rec. J. Var. 38 : 115-116
Boisduval, 1833
[Mémoire sur les Lépidoptères de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice] Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 2 (2) : 149-270
Boisduval, 1833
Faune Entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptéres Faun. ent. Madagascar, Lépid. : 1-122, pl. 1-16, : (Repaged offprint from Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris 2 (2) : 149-270)
Boisduval, 1847
Catalogue des Lépidoptères recuellis par M. Delegorgue, 1833-1844 in Delegorgue, Voyage Afr. australe, 2: 585-614
Boisduval, 1836
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptéres. Tome Premier Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 1 : 1-690, pl. 1-24
Butler, 1868
Descriptions of the new or little-known Species of Lepidoptera Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1868 (1) : 221-224, pl. 17
Butler, 1874
Descriptions of new African Lepidoptera Cistula ent. 1 (8) : 209-214,[215-217] (misnumbered pages)
Butler, 1874
Descriptions of some new species and a new genus of diurnal Lepidoptera in the collection of Herbert Druce Esq. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1874 (4) : 423-436, pl. 6
Butler, 1875
On a Collection of Lepidoptera from Southern Africa, with Descriptions of new Genera and Species Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 16 (96) : 394-420
Butler, 1878
On a Collection of Lepidoptera recently received from Madagascar Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 2 (10) : 283-297
Butler, 1879
Descriptions of new Species of Lepidoptera from Madagascar, with Notes on some of the Forms already described Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 4 (21) : 227-246
Butler, 1883
On some Lepidoptera from the Victoria Nyanza Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 12 (68) : 101-107
Butler, [1886]
An account of two collections of Lepidoptera recently received from Somali-land Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885 (4) : 756-776, pl. 47
Butler, 1888
Descriptions of some new Lepidoptera from Kilima-njaro Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1888 : 91-98
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
Miscellaneous. On the Acraea cynthius of Drury Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 16 : 271
Butler, 1896
A new Butterfly of the Genus Acraea from Tugela, S.Africa Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 18 (108) : 467
Butler, 1899
On two small collections of Butterflies made by Mr. Richard Crawshay during 1898 in British E. Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1899 : 417-427, pl. 25
Butler, 1902
On two Collection of Lepidotera made by Sir Harry Johnston, K.C.B., in the Uganda Protectorate during the year 1900 Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1902 : 44-51, pl. 1
Carpenter, 1932
The forms of Acraea johnstoni Godm. (Lep. Nymphalidae), and their distribution Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 80 : 251-268
Hemming in Carpenter, 1935
The Rhopalocera of Abyssinia, a faunistic study. With notes on particular points by W. H. Evans, C.S.I., C.I.E., D.S.O., Francis Hemming, C.B.E, and E. J. Wayland Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 83 : 313-444, pl. 8-12
Carpenter, 1936
The description of Acraea kalinzu sp. n. (Lepidoptera) Proc. R. Ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 5: 162-164
Cramer, [1775]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 1-132, pl. 1-84 (1775), (8): 133-155, pl. 85-96 (1776)
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)
Cramer, [1780]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) Uitl. Kapellen 4 (25-26a): 1-28, pl. 289-304 (1780)
de Nicéville in de Nicéville & Martin, [1896]
A List of the Butterflies of Sumatra with special reference to the Species occurring in the north-east of the Island J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 64 Pt.II (3) : 357-555
Dewitz, 1879
Afrikanische Tagschmetterlinge Nova Acta Leop. Carol. (2) 41 (2) : 173-210, [1-38], pl. 25-26, [1-2]
Dewitz, 1889
West- und cenralafrikanische tagschmetterlinge Ent. Nachr. 15 (7-8) : 102-109, pl. 1-2
Doubleday, 1847; Doubleday, [1848]; Westwood, 1852
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)
Le Doux, 1923
Acraeen-Studien II (Lep. Rhop.). Der Formenkreis von Acraea caldarena Hew. Dt. ent. Zs. 1923 : 207-226
Le Doux, 1928
Acraeen-Studien III (Lep. Rhop.). Der Nomenklatuur und der Formenkreis von Acraea eponina Cr. Dt. ent. Zs. 1928: 97-115
Le Doux, 1931
Neue Acraeinae aus Afrika und Madagascar (Lepidopt. Rhopal.) Dt. ent. Zs. 1931 : 49-59
Le Doux, 1931
Eine neue Subspecies von Acraea chilo Godm. aus Sud-Arabien (Lep. Acr.) Acraea chilo yemensis le Doux Mitt. Dt. Ent. Ges. 2 : 42-43
Le Doux, 1932
Neue Acraeinae (Lepid. Rhopal.) aus Afrika Mitt. Dt. Ent. Ges. 3 : 4-7
Le Doux, 1932
Acraeen-Studien V (Lep. Rhopal.). Eine Monographie des Rassenkreises Acraea acrita Hewitson Mitt. zool. Mus. Berl. 18 : 172-225
Druce, 1875
A list of the Collection of Diurnal Lepidoptera made by J.J. Monteiro, Esq., in Angola, with Descriptions of some new Species Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1875 : 406-417
Drury, 1773
Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 2 : 1-90, pl. 1-50
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):
Dudgeon, 1909
[notes] Bull. ent. Soc. Lond. 1909 : l-liv,[50-54]
Eltringham, 1911
Preliminary descriptions of some new or little-known forms of the genus Acraea Novit. Zool. 18 : 149-153
Eltringham, 1911
On the Forms and Geographical Distribution of Acraea lycoa, Godt., and Acraea johnstoni, Godm. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1911 : 1-14, pl. 1-2
Eltringham, 1912
A Monograph of the African species of the Genus Acraea Fab., with a supplement on those of the Oriental Region Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1912 (1) : 1-374, pl. 1-16
Fabricius, 1775
Systema Entomologiae, sistens Insectorum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, Adiectis Synonymis, Locis, Descriptionibus, Observationibus. Syst. Ent.: 832pp
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
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, 1865
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)
Fruhstorfer, 1906
Verzeichnis der von mir in Tonkin, Annam und Siam gesammelten Nymphaliden und Besprechung verwandter Formen Wiener ent. Ztg 25 (10) : 307-362, pl. 1-2 (30 October)
Fruhstorfer, 1907
Zwei neue Acraeen aus dem Papua-Gebiet Stettin ent. Ztg 68 (1) : 19-21 (May)
Gaede, 1915
Lepidoptera von Dr. Berger im Uganda-Gebiet gesammelt Ent. Rundsch. 32 : 50-52
Godart, 1819
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])
Godman, 1885
List of the Lepidoptera collected by H. H. Johnston during his recent expedition to Kiliman-njaro Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1885 : 537-541
Distant in Godman & Distant, 1880; Godman in Godman & Distant, 1880
Descriptions of five new species of Rhopalocera from E. Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1880 : 182-185, pl. 19
Godman & Salvin, 1884
On the Lepidoptera collected by the late W. A. Forbes on the banks of the Lower Niger Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1884 : 219-229, pl. 17
Godman & Salvin, 1890
Lepidoptera Rhopalocera in Jameson, The story of the rear column of the Emin Pascha Relief Expedition in Jameson, Story Rear Column : 426-445
Grose-Smith, 1887
Descriptions of nine new Species of African Butterflies Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 19 (109) : 62-66
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, 1890
Descriptions of two new Species of Acraea from Mombasa Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 5 : 167-168
Grose-Smith, 1890
A list of the Butterflies collected by Mr. William Bonny on the Journey with Mr. Stanley from Yambuya on the Aruwimi River through the Great Forest of Central Africa; with Descriptions of nine new Species Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1890 : 463-473
Grose-Smith, 1891
Descriptions of Ten new Species of Butterflies from the North-west Coast of Madagascar, captured by Mr. J. T. Last, in the Collection of Mr. H. Grose Smith Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 7 (37) : 122-128
Grose-Smith, 1898
Descriptions of new species of African butterflies in the Tring Museum Novit. Zool. 5 : 350-358
Grose-Smith, 1900
Descriptions of new African species of Acraeinae Novit. Zool. 7 : 544-547
Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1889; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1892; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1894; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1901
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
Hemming, 1967
Generic names of the butterflies and their type-species (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera) Bull. Br. Mus. (Ent.) Suppl. 9 : 5-509
Heron, 1909
Ruwenzori Expedition Reports. 12. Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 19 : 141-178, pl. 5
Hewitson, 1852; Hewitson, 1861; Hewitson, 1865; Hewitson, 1867; Hewitson, 1875
Illustrations of new species of exotic Butterflies selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson Ill. exot. Butts [2] : (Systematic Index) II, (Ithomia XIV): [1-2], pl. [1] (1855), (Ithomia XV-XIX): [3-12], pl. [2-6] (1856), (Ithomia XX): 13x,14x, [13-14] (1861), pl. [7] (1857), (Ithomia XXI): 15x,16x, [15-16] (1861), pl. [8] (1858), (Ithomia XXII): [17-18], pl. [9] (1859), (Ithomia XXIII): [19-20], pl. [10] (1861), (Ithomia XXIV): [21-22], pl. [11] (1863), (Ithomia XXV): [23-24], pl. [12] (1867), (Ithomia XXVI): [25-26], pl. [13] (1868), (Ithomia XXVII): [27-28], pl. [14] (1869), (Ithomia XXVIII-XXIX): [29-32], pl. [15-16] (1871), (Ithomia XXX-XXXI): [33-36], pl. [17-18] (1872), (Ithomia XXXII-XXXIII): [37-40], pl. [19-20], (1874) , (Ithomia XXXIV-XXXV): [41-44], pl. [21-22] (1876), (Acraea I): [45-46], pl. [23] (1852), (Acraea II): [47-48], pl. [24] (1861), (Acraea III): [49-50], pl. [25] (1865), (Acraea IV-V): [51-52], pl. [26-27] (1867), (Acraea VI): [53-54], pl. [28] (1868), (Acraea VII): [55-56], pl. [29] (1875), (Messaras): [57-58], pl. [30] (1859), (Eresia I): [59-60], pl. [31] (1852), (Eresia II): [61-62], pl. [32] (1857), (Eresia III-VI): [63-70], pl. [33-36] (1864), (Eresia VII): [71-72], pl. [37] (1868), (Eresia VIII-IX): [73-76], pl. [38-39] (1870), (Eresia X): [77-78], pl. [40] (1872), (Junonia): [79-80], pl. [41] (1864), (Cybdelis I-II): [81-84], pl. [42-43] (1852), (Cybdelis III): [85-86], pl. [44] (1857), (Cybdelis IV): [87-88], pl. [45] (1869), (Epiphile I): [89-90], pl. [46] (1857), (Epiphile II & Paromia): [91-92], pl. [47] (1861), (Eubagis I): [93-94], pl. [48] (1852), (Eubagis II): [95-96], pl. [49] (1857), (Eubagis III): [97-98], pl. [50] (1859), (Catagramma I): [99-100], pl. [51] (1851), (Catagramma II): [101-102], pl. [52] (1853), (Catagramma III-V): [103-108], pl. [53-55] (1855), (Catagramma VI): [109-110], pl. [56] (1857), (Catagramma VII-VIII): [111-114], pl. [57-58] (1858), (Catagramma IX and Callithea): [115-116], pl. [59] (1858), (Catagramma X): [117-118], pl. [60] (1864), (Catagramma XI-XII): [119-122], pl. [61-62] (1868), (Catagramma XIII): [123-124], pl. [63] (1876), : iv
Hewitson, 1863
A list of diurnal Lepidoptera taken in Madagascar by Caldwell Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1863 : 64-65, pl. 11
Hewitson, 1873
Descriptions of three new species of Rhopalocera from Angola Ent. mon. Mag. 10 : 57-58
Hewitson, 1874
Description of five new species of Acraea from West Africa Ent. mon. Mag. 11 : 130-132
Hewitson, 1874
A list of Butterflies taken on the March to Coomassie by Lieutenant Alwin S. Bell, of the 2nd West-India Regiment, between Mansu and the River Prah, with Description of new Species Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 13 : 380-383
Hewitson, 1877
Descriptions of four new species of Acraea from Lake Nyassa Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 51-52
Hewitson, 1877
Notes on a collection of butterflies from Zanzibar, with descriptions of two new species of Acraea Ent. mon. Mag. 14 : 153-155
Holland, 1892
Descriptions of some new species of African Lepidoptera Entomologist 25 (Suppl.) : 89-95
Holland, 1896
List of the Lepidoptera Collected in Eastern Africa by Dr. W. L. Abbot, with descriptions of some apparently new Species Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18 (1062) : 229-258, pl. 7-8
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
Hopffer, 1855
[Lepidoptera Diurna] Ber. Verh. Akad. Berlin 1855 : 639-643
Howarth, 1969
Revisional notes on the genus Antanartia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (B) 38 : 141-156
Hübner, [1819]
Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge, 1816-[1826] Verz. bek. Schmett. (1): [1-3], 4-16 (1816), (2): 17-32 (1819), (3): 33-48 (1819), (4): 49-64 (1819), (5): 65-80 (1819), (6): 81-96 (1819), (7): 97-112 (1819), (8): 113-128 (1819), (9): 129-144 (1819), (10): 145-160 (1819), (11): 161-176 (1819), (12): 177-192 (1820), (13): 193-208 (1820), (14): 209-224 (1821), (15): 225-240 (1821), (16): 241-256 (1821), (17): 257-272 (1823), (18): 273-288 (1823), (19): 289-304 (1823), (20): 305-320 (1825), (21): 321-336 (1825), (22): 337-352 (1825), (23-27): 353-431 ([1825])
Joicey & Talbot, 1921
New Lepidoptera Collected by Mr. T. A. Barns, in East Central Africa. New Forms of Rhopalocera Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 44-118, pl. 5-16
Joicey & Talbot, 1922
New Forms of Butterflies from Africa Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (2) : 339-342
Joicey & Talbot, 1927
New forms of Lepidoptera Rhopalocera Encycl. Ent. (B III) 2 (1): 1-14
Karsch, 1892
Insekten von Baliburg (Deutch-Westafrika) gesammelt von Herrn Dr. Eugen Zintgraff Ent. Nachr. 18 (11/12) : 161-183
Karsch, 1893
Die Insecten der Berglandschaft Adeli im Hinterlande von Togo (Westafrika). 1. Abtheilung: Apterygota, Odonata, Orthoptera Saltatoria,Lepidoptera Rhopalocera Berl. ent. Z. 38 (1/2) : 1-266, pl. 1-6
Karsch, 1894
Einige neue afrikanische Tagfalter aaus den Familien der Nymphaliden, Acraeïden, Danaïdiden und Satyriden Ent. Nachr. 20 (14/15) : 209-240
Keferstein, 1870
Entomologische Notizen aus dem Tagebuche des zu Madagascar verstobenen Herrn. Tollin Jahrb. Akad. Erfurt (2) 6 : 1-17
Kielland, 1978
A provisional checklist of the Rhopalocera of the eastern side of Lake Tanganyika Tijdschr. Ent. 121 (4) : 147-237
Kirby, 1889
On the Collection of Lepidoptera formed by Basil Thomson, Esq., in the Louisiade Archipelago Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 4 (20) : 156-167
Lanz, 1896
Besprechung der von Dr. Bumiller 1893 aus Ostafrika mitgebrachten Schmetterlinge Dt. ent. Z. Iris 9 (1) : 113-147
Lathy, 1903
An Account of a Collection of Rhopalocera made on the Anambara Creek in Nigeria, West Africa Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1903 (2) : 182-206, pl. 8
Lathy, 1906
A Contribution towards the knowledge of African Rhopalocera Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1906 (1) : 1-10, pl. 1-2
Linnaeus, 1758
Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Clases, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Symonymis, Locis. Tomis I. 10th Edition Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 1-338, : 339-824
Linnaeus, 1764
Museum S'ae R'ae M'tis Ludovicae Ulricae Reginae Svecorum, Gothorum, Vandalorumque Mus. Lud. Ulr.: vi + 720 + [2]
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
Mabille, 1877
Diagnoses de Lépidoptères de Madagascar Petites Nouvelles ent. 2 (178): 157-158, (210): 285 (1878), (211): 289-290 (1879)
Mabille, 1879
Lepidoptera Madagascariensia; species novae Bull. Soc. Philom. Paris (7) 3 : 132-144
Mabille, [1880]
Recensement des Lépidoptères hétérocères observés jusqu'à ce jour à Madagascar Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (5) 9 : 291-348
Mabille, 1880
Note sur une collection de Lépidoptéres C. R. Soc. ent. Belg. 23 : 104-109,civ-cix
Mabille, [1885]; Mabille, 1887
in Grandidier, Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar Hist. Madag. 18 (Lép. 1) : 1-364, pl. 1-55,2A,7A-B,9A,18A-B,25A,30A
Mabille, 1888
[Lépidoptères nouveaux de l'Afrique orientale] Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. (6) 8 : clxix-clxx, [169-170]
Marshall, 1896
Notes on Seasonal Dimorphism in South African Rhopalocera Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896 (4) : 551-565
Moore, [1881]
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 1-40, pl. 1-18 (Dec 1880), (2): 41-80, pl. 19-36 (Jan 1881), (3): 81-136, pl. 37-54 (Jun 1881), (4): 137-190, pl. 55-71 (Dec 1881)
Murayama, 1959
Some notes on Formosan Butterflies Tyô to Ga 10 (4): 66-68
Möschler, 1887
Beiträge zur Schmetterlings-Fauna der Goldküste Abh. Senckenb. nat. Ges. 15 : 49-100, pl., f. 1-24
Neave, 1904
On a large collection of Rhopalocera from the shores of the Victoria Nyanza Novit. Zool. 11 : 323-363
Neave, 1910
Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 2-86, pl. 1-3
Oberthür, 1878
Faune des Lépidoptères de la côte orientale d'Afrique Étud. d'Ent. 3 : 11-36, pl. 1-3
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, 1888
Lépidoptères exotiques nouveaux ou peu connus Étud. d'Ent. 12 : 1-8, pl. 1-3,7
Oberthür, 1893
Lépidoptères d'Afrique Étud. d'Ent. 17 : 17-33, pl. 1-3
Pierre, 1981
Deux éspèces-jumelles confondues sous le nom Acraea alciope Hewitson (Lepidoptera; Acraeidae) Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (N.S.) 17 (3) : 349-357
Pierre, 1987
Systematique cladistique chez les Acraea (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (N.S.) 23 (1) : 11-27
Pierre, 1987
Les Acraea du group 'acrita': révision, éspèces nouvelles, phylogenie Nouv. Révue Ent. (N.S.) 4: 5-27
Pierre & Bernaud, 2002
Premiers etats d'Acraea rahira Boisduval Lambillionea 102 (3 I): 245-250
Plötz, 1880
Verzeichniss der von Professor Dr. R. Bucholz in West-Africa gesammelten Schmetterlinge Stettin ent. Ztg 41 (1-3): 76-88, (4-6): 189-206, (7-9): 298-307
Poulton, 1908
in Rogers, Some bionomic notes on British East African bufferflies, ... (pp. 489-557) Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1908 : 529-531
Poulton, 1927
A new Planema (Acraeinae) entering the Uganda association with Pl. macarista E.M. Sh., as its central model Proc. ent. Soc. Lond. 2 : 36-37
Rebel, 1899
Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Südarabien und von der Insel Sokotra Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien 36 : 359-361
Rebel, 1907
Lepidopteren aus Südarabien und von der Insel Sokótra Lepid. Südarabien u. Insel Sokotra : 1-100
Rebel, 1914
Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Expedition R. Grauernach. Zentralafrika. 1909-1911. Lepidoptera Ann. k.k. naturh. Hofmus. Wien. 28 : 219-294, pl. 17-24
Ribbe, 1889
Zwei neue Tagschmetterlinge aus Afrika Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (1) : 181-182, pl. 4
Riley, 1921
Notes on the Rhopalocera of the Dollman Collection Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1921 (1-2) : 234-259, pl. 4-7
Rogenhofer, 1889
Afrikanische Schmetterling des k. k. naturhist. Hofmuseums Ann. Mus. Wien. 4 : 547-554, pl. 23
Rogenhofer, 1891
Diagnosen neuer Schmetterlinge des k. k. naturhistorischen Hofmuseums Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 41 : 563-566
Rogenhofer, 1891
Afrikanische Schmetterlinge des k. k. naturhist. Hofmuseums Ann. Mus. Wien 6 : 455-466, pl. 15
Rogenhofer, 1892
Neue Lepidopteren des k. k. naturhistorischen Hofmuseums Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 42 : 571-575
Rothschild, 1902
New N.E. African Lepidoptera discovered by Oscar Neumann Novit. Zool. 9 : 595-598
Rothschild & Jordan, 1893
Two new Species of Lepidoptera from German New Guinea Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 12 (72) : 455-457
Rothschild & Jordan, 1905
Lepidoptera collected by Oscar Neumann in north-east Africa Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 491-542, 12: 175-191
Röber, 1885
Zur ostindischen Schmetterlings-Fauna Corr.-Bl. Ent. Ver. Iris 1 (2) : 19-23
Saalmüller, 1878
Mittheilungen über Madagaskar; seine Lepidoptera-Fauna mit besonderen Berücksichtigung der dieser angehörigen, im Senckenbergischen Museum befindlichen Arten Jb. Senckenb. naturf. Ges. 1877-1878 : 71-96 (?-126) (1978)
Saalmüller, 1880
Neue Lepidopteren aus Madagascar, die sich im Museum der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft befinden (veröffentlicht Anfang November 1880) Jb. Senckenb. naturf. Ges. 1880 : 258-310 (1880)
Schouteden, 1919
La faune des Acraeides du Congo Belge Rev. Zool. afr. 6 (2) : 145-162
Schultze, 1912
Neue Rhopaloceren aus dem tropischen Westafrika Ent. Rundsch. 29 (14) : 91-93
Schultze, 1917
Weitere neue Rhopaloceren aus der Ausbeute der II. Inner-Afrika-Expedition des Herzogs Adolf Friedrich zu Meclenburg Archiv Naturg. 82 A (3) : 34-39
Schultze & Aurivillius, 1923
Lepidoptera (3) Ergebn. D.Z.-Afr. 2tn. Exp. 1 (17) : 1113-1242
Sharpe, 1890
Descriptions of new Species of East-African Butterflies Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 5 (28) : 335-336
Sharpe, 1890
Further Descriptions of Butterflies and Moths collected by Mr. F. J. Jackson in Eastern Africa Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 5 (30) : 440-443
Sharpe, 1891; Sharpe, 1892
Descriptions of New Butterflies collected by Mr. F. J. Jackson, F.Z.S:, in British East Africa, during his recent Expedition. - Part I & II Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1891 : 187-194, pl. 16-17, : 633-638, pl. 48
Sharpe, 1893
Descriptions of new Species of Butterflies from the Island of St. Thomas, West Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 (3) : 553-558
Sharpe, 1894
List of Butterflies collected by Capt. J. W. Pringle, R.E., on the March from Teita to Uganda, in British E. Africa Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1894 (3) : 334-353, pl. 19
Sharpe, 1897
Descripions of some new species of Acraeidae collected by Mr. F. L. Jackson at Ntebi, Uganda Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 19 : 581-582
Sharpe, 1899
Description of Two new Butterflies collected by Major E. M. Woodward in Nandi, Equatorial Africa Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 3 (15) : 243-244
Sharpe, 1901
On the collections of insecta obtained by Dr. Donaldson Smith in Somali Land Entomologist 34 (Suppl.) : 1-8
Sharpe, 1902
Descriptions of three new butterflies from East Africa Entomologist 35 : 40-42
Sharpe, 1902
Descriptions of two new species of the genus Planema from the Uganda Protectorate Entomologist 35 : 135
Sharpe, 1902
On the butterflies collected in equatorial Africa by captain Clement Sykes Entomologist 35 : 276-280, : 308-311
Sharpe, 1904
On new species of Butterflies from Equatorial Africa Entomologist 37 : 131-134
Sharpe, 1904
Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from Equatorial Africa Entomologist 37 : 181-183
Sharpe, 1906
Descriptions of Two new Species of Acraeidae from Entebbe, Uganda Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 18 : 75-76
van Someren, 1925
Butterflies of Kenya and Uganda II (Acraeinae) J. E.Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 23[?]: 105-145
van Son, 1963
The Butterflies of Southern Africa 3. Nymphalidae: Acraeinae Transv. Mus. Mem. 14: 1-130
Staudinger, 1885
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, 1896
Neue exotische Tagfalter Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 193-224, pl. 1-2 (July 1896), (2): 225-240, pl. 5 (Jan. 1897)
Stevenson, 1934
New South African butterflies Occ. Pap. Rhod. Mus. 1 (3) : 10-28, (1pl)
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, 1936
Variation in African Lepidoptera, and new species and forms of African Acraeae Bull. Stoneham Mus. (28): 1-2
Stoneham, 1943
Variation in African lepidoptera. New species, races and forms of African Acraeae Bull. Stoneham Mus. (45): 1-4
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, 1911
Neue afrikanische Pierididen und Nymphalididen gesammelt von Herrn Prof. Dr. J. Vosseler Int. Ent. Zs. 4 (41): 219-220, (42): 226-227
Strand, 1914
Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition des Herrn G. Tessmann nach Süd-Kamerun und Spanisch Guinea. VII (Nymphalidae) Archiv Naturg. 79 A (12) : 97-125
Suffert, 1904
Neue afrikansche Tagfalter aus dem kön. zool. Museum, Berlin, und meiner Sammlung Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 12-107, pl. 1-3
Suffert, 1904
Neue Tagfalter aus Deutsch-Ost-Afrika Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 124-132
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
Thurau, 1903
Neue Lepidopteren aus Ost- und Central-Afrika, im Königl. zoologischen Museum zu Berlin Berl. ent. Z. 48 : 301-314
Trimen, 1866
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, 1868
On some undescribed Species of South Africa Butterflies, including a new Genus of Lycaenidae Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1868 (1) : 69-96, pl. 5-6
Trimen, 1881
On some new species of Rhopalocera from Southern Africa Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1881 (3) : 433-445
Trimen, 1889
South-African Butterflies: a monograph of the extra-tropical species. Vol. 3 South-African Butts 3 : 1-438, pl. 10-12
Trimen, 1891
On Butterflies collected in tropical South-Western Africa, by Mr. A. W. Eriksson Proc. zool. soc. Lond. 1891 : 59-107, pl. 8-9
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
Trimen, 1895
On some new species of Butterflies from Tropical and Extra Tropical S. Africa Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 181-194, pl. 5
Trimen, 1898
On some new or little-known Species of African Butterflies Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1898 (1) : 1-16, pl. 1
Trimen, 1909
Description of new forms of British East African butterflies in the Hope Department, Oxford University Museum, chiefly collected by the Rev. K. St. Aubyn Rogers, M.A., F.E.S. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1908 (3) : 547-556
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
Vollenhoven, 1869
Description des espèces nouvelles de coléoptères, orthoptères, lépidoptères et hémiptères, mentionees dans da liste précédente Faune Madag. 5 (Ins.) : 7-24, pl. 1-2
Vuillot, 1891
[notes, communiques] Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1891 : lxxviii-lxxix,[78-79], : xcvi-xcvii,[96-97], : ci-cii,[101-102], : cxv-cxvi,[115-116]
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
Wallengren, 1860
Lepidopterologische Mittheilungen (1-3) Wien ent. Monats. 4: 33-46,161-176 (1860), 7: 137-151 (1863)
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, 1872
Descriptions of new species of African diurnal Lepidoptera Ent. mon. Mag. 9 : 147-148
Ward, 1873
Descriptions of new species of African Lepidoptera Ent. mon. Mag. 9: 209-210, 10: 59-60
Ward, 1873
Descriptions of new species of African diurnal Lepidoptera Ent. mon. Mag. 10 : 151-152
Weymer, 1892
Exotische Lepidopteren VI Stettin ent. Ztg 53 (4-6) : 79-125
Weymer, 1901
Beitrag zur Lepidopterenfauna von Angola Ent. Zs. 15 (16): 61-64, (17): 65-67, (18): 69-70
Weymer, 1903
Einige afrikanische Lepidopteren Dt. ent. Z. Iris 16 (1) : 221-235
Weymer, 1908
Einige neue Lepidopteren des Deutschen Entom. National-Museums, gesammelt von Dr. F. Cr. Wellman in Benguella Dt. Ent. Zs. 1908 (6) : 728-735
Wichgraf, 1908
Beschreibung neuer Former der Gattung Acraea F. aus Rhodesia, Mashunaland und Angola Berl. Ent. Z. 53 : 240-247
Wichgraf, 1918
Neue afrikanische Lepidopteren Int. Ent. Z. 12 (4) : 25-30


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