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Euryphura Staudinger, [1891]
Euryphura Staudinger, [1891]; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris, 4 (1) : 105, TS: Euryphene porphyrion Ward
Crenidomimas Karsch, 1894; Ent. Nachr. 20 (17) : 258, TS: Harma concordia Hopffer
Metacrenis Butler, 1895; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 259, TS: Harma concordia Hopffer
Euryphurana Hecq, 1992
Euryphura, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Euryphurana (Adoliadini) ; [AfrL]
Euryphura (Adoliadini) ; [Wahlberg]; [AfrL]

The prophyrion species-group

Euryphura porphyrion (Ward, 1871)
Ghana - Cameroons. See [About maps] Euryphene porphyrion Ward, 1871; Ent. mon. Mag. 8 : 118, TL: Cameroons
Euryphura porphyrion ; [BOW: pl. 103, f. 2]
Euryphura (Euryphura) porphyrion ; [AfrL]
Cameroun, Nigeria Euryphura porphyrion porphyrion ; [BAFR, 283]
Euryphura (Euryphura) porphyrion porphyrion ; [AfrL]
E. p. grassei Bernardi, 1965
SW.Zaire, Gabon porphyrion grassei Bernardi, 1965; Biol. Gabonica 1 : 309, TL: Gabon
Euryphura porphyrion grassei ; [BAFR, 283 (text)]
Euryphura (Euryphura) porphyrion grassei ; [AfrL]
E. p. congoensis Joicey & Talbot, 1921
NE.Zaire (Ituri) Euryphura porphyrion congoensis Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 63, pl. 11, f. 21-24, TL: Upper Kasai Distr; Ituri Fores, NW.Beni
Euryphura porphyrion congoensis ; [BAFR, 283]
Euryphura (Euryphura) porphyrion congoensis ; [AfrL]
E. p. fontainei Hecq, 1990
Euryphura (Euryphura) porphyrion fontainei ; [AfrL]

Euryphura togoensis Suffert, 1904
Ghana, Togo, Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Euryphura porphyrion togoensis Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 114, TL: Togo
Euryphura togoensis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Euryphura porphyrion togoensis ; [BAFR, 283]
Euryphura (Euryphura) togoensis ; [AfrL]

The achlys species-group

Euryphura achlys (Hopffer, 1855)
Kenya (coast) - Moçambique. See [About maps] Mottled Green
Harma achlys Hopffer, 1855; Ber. Verh. Akad. Berlin 1855 : 641, TL: Mozambique
Euryphura achlys ; [BOW: pl. 102, f. 20]; [BAFR, 283]; [BK: 306, pl. 41, f. 507]
Euryphura (Euryphura) achlys ; [AfrL]

Larva on Chrysophyllum sp. [PBSA], Deinbollia [BK]


Euryphura chalcis (C. & R. Felder, 1860)
Ivory Coast - E.Zaire (Ubangi R.). See [About maps] Harma chalcis C. & R. Felder, 1860; Wien. ent. Monats. 4 (8): 234, TL: Guinea
Euryphura chalcis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Euryphura chalcis ; [EBW]; [BAFR, 284]
Euryphura achlys chalcis ;
Euryphura (Euryphura) chalcis ; [AfrL]
Euryphura (Euryphura) chalcis chalcis ; [AfrL]
E. c. kiellandi Hecq, 1990
Euryphura (Euryphura) chalcis kiellandi ; [AfrL]

Euryphura plautilla (Hewitson, 1865)
Sierra Leone - Zaire, Angola, Uganda. See [About maps] Euryphene plautilla Hewitson, 1865; Ill. exot. Butts [3] (Euryphene III Aterica): [39], pl. [20], f. 14-15, TL: Old Calabar
Harma claudianus Druce, 1874; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1874 (1) : 157, TL: Cameroons
= ; [NHM]
Cymothoe lisidora Aurivillius, 1891; Ent. Tidskr. 12 : 214, TL: Cameroons
= ; [NHM]
Euriphura (Euriphene) plautilla var. (ab.) albofasciata Staudinger, 1896; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 9 (1): 213, TL: Cameroons
= ; [NHM]
Euryphura plautilla aurimarginata Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 114, TL: Camerun, Barombi-Station
versicolora Schultze, 1920; Ergeb. 2tn. Dt. Zent. Afrika Exp. 1 (14): 703, TL: Cameroons
= ; [NHM]
Euryphura plantilla[sic] ; [BOW: pl. 103, f. 1 (spell.?)]
Euryphura plautilla ; [BAFR, 284]
Euryphura (Euryphura) plautilla ; [AfrL]

Euryphura isuka Stoneham, 1935
Uganda. See [About maps] Euryphura isuka Stoneham, 1935; Bull. Stoneham Mus. (25) : 1, TL: Kenya
= Euryphura plautilla albimargo ; [NHM]
Euryphura isuka ; [BOW: pl. 102, f. 22]; [BAFR, 283]
Euryphura (Euryphura) isuka ; [AfrL]

Euryphura albimargo Joicey & Talbot, 1921
Uganda, W.Kenya. See [About maps] ?Euryphura plautilla f. albimargo Joicey & Talbot, 1921; Bull. Hill Mus. 1 (1) : 63, pl. 11, f. 20, TL: Itoa River, Ituri Forest
?ithako Stoneham, 1935; Bull. Stoneham Mus. (25) : 2, TL: Kenya
= ; [NHM]
?neo-oliva van Someren, 1939; J. E.Afr. Uganda nat. Hist. Soc. 14 (65) : 62, TL: Uganda
= ; [NHM]
?neo-albofasciata van Someren, 1939; J. E.Afr. Uganda nat. Hist. Soc. 14 (65) : 62, TL: Uganda
= ; [NHM]
?conformis van Someren, 1939; J. E.Afr. Uganda nat. Hist. Soc. 14 (65) : 62, TL: Uganda
= ; [NHM]
?neo-athymoides van Someren, 1939; J. E.Afr. Uganda nat. Hist. Soc. 14 (65) : 64, TL: Uganda
= ; [NHM]
?bicolor van Someren, 1939; J. E.Afr. Uganda nat. Hist. Soc. 14 (65) : 64, TL: Uganda
= ; [NHM]
Euryphura albimargo ; [BK: 306, pl. 41, f. 508]

Larva on Chrysophyllum [BK]


 

Euryphura athymoides Berger, 1981
?athymoides Schultze, 1920; Ergeb. 2tn. Dt. Zent. Afrika Exp. 1 (14): 703, TL: Cameroons
Euryphura (Euryphura) athymoides ; [AfrL]

Euryphura ducarmei Hecq, 1990
Euryphura (Euryphura) ducarmei ; [AfrL]

 

Euryphura concordia (Hopffer, 1855)
Rhodesia, Mozambique, Malawi, S.Tanzania, Zambia, S.Zaire, E.Angola. See [About maps] Harma concordia Hopffer, 1855; Ber. Verh. Akad. Berlin 1855 : 641, TL: Mozabigue
Crenidomimas concordia, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Crenidomimas concordia ; [BAFR, 298]
Euryphura (Crenidomimas) concordia ; [AfrL]

 

Euryphura nobilis Staudinger, 1891
Sierra Leone - Ivory Coast. See [About maps] Euryphura (Euryphene) nobilis Staudinger, 1891; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris, 4 (1) : 107, pl. 1, f. 3, TL: Sierra Leone
Euryphura nobilis ; [BOW: pl. 102, f. 23]; [BAFR, 283]
Euryphurana nobilis ; [AfrL]
E. n. nobilis Staudinger, 1891
Euryphurana nobilis nobilis ; [AfrL]
E. n. viridis Hancock, 1990²
nobilis viridis Hancock, 1990²
Euryphurana nobilis viridis ; [AfrL]

The ? species-group

Euryphura oliva Suffert, 1904
Togo - Cameroun. See [About maps] Euryphura oliva Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 112, TL: Togo
Euryphura oliva ; [BAFR, 284]
E. o. albula Suffert, 1904
Sierra Leone Euryphura oliva albula Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 113, TL: Togo
Euryphura albula ; [BOW: pl. 102, f. 21]

Euryphura ochracea Bartel, 1905
Nigeria - C.Zaire. See [About maps] Euryphura ochracea Bartel, 1905; Novit. Zool. 12 : 146, TL: Congo, Mukenge
Euryphura ochracea ; [BAFR, 285]

Euryphura vansomereni Jackson, 1956
SW.Uganda (Rutenga Forest). See [About maps] vansomereni Jackson, 1956; J. E Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 23 : 68, TL: Uganda
Euryphura vansomereni ; [BAFR, 284]

Euryphura aurantiaca Aurivillius, 1898
NW.Zaire (Umangi). See [About maps] Euryphura aurantiaca Aurivillius, 1898; Ent. Tidskr. 19 : 179, TL: Umangi
Euryphura aurantiaca ; [BAFR, 284]
?Euryphura plautilla aurantiaca ;

Euryphura euthalioides Schultze, 1916
Cameroun. See [About maps] Euryphura euthalioides Schultze, 1916; Archiv Naturg. 81 A (7) (7): 160, TL: NW.Cameroun
Euryphura euthalioides ; [BAFR, 284 (text)]


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Euryphura fulminia Bartel, 1905; Novit. Zool. 12 : 147, TL: West Africa
Euryphura fulminea[?] ; [NHM]

Euryphene doralice Hewitson, 1865; Ill. exot. Butts [3] (Euryphene IV): [42], pl. [21], f. 18-20, TL: Old Calabar
Euryphura doralice ; [NHM]


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[AfrL]
Mark C. Williams; Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperoidea; Compiled by Mark C. Williams, 7th ed. (2008) (April 2007); Afrototropical Butterflies; e-mail: Mark C. Williams
[BAFR]
D'Abrera, 1980; Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region
[BK]
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[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
[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Aurivillius, 1891
Verzeichniss einer vom Herrn Fritz Theorin aus Gabun und dem Gebiete des Camerunflusses heimgebrachten Schmetterlings-sammlung Ent. Tidskr. 12 : 193-228, pl. 1-3
Aurivillius, 1898
Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Afrika Ent. Tidskr. 19 : 177-186
Bartel, 1905
Neue Aethiopische Rhopalocera des Kgl. Museums für Naturkunde in Berlin Novit. Zool. 12 : 129-152
Bernardi, 1965
La variation géographique de l'Euryphura porphyrion Ward (Lep. Nymphalidae) Biol. Gabonica 1 : 305-312
Butler, 1895
On collections of Lepidoptera from British Central Africa and Lake Tanganyika Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (2) : 250-270, pl. 15-16
Druce, 1874
Descriptions of Fifteen new species of Diurnal Lepidoptera, chiefly from South America Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1874 (1) : 155-160
C. & R. Felder, 1860
Lepidopterologische Fragmente. V-VI Wien. ent. Monats. 4 (4): 97-112, pl. 1-2, (8): 225-251, pl. 3-4
Hewitson, 1865
Illustrations of new species of exotic Butterflies selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson Ill. exot. Butts [3] : (Systematic Index) III, (Callithea): [1-2], pl. [1] (1857), (Callithea Agrias II): [3-4], pl. [2] (1870), (Epicalia & Myscelia I): [5-6], pl. [3] (1851), (Epicalia II): [7-8], pl. [4] (1852), (Timetes): [9-10], pl. [5] (1852), (Neptis): [11-12], pl. [6] (1868), (Limenitis I-II): [13-16], pl. [7-8] (1859), (Heterochroa): [17-18], pl. [9] (1867), (Diadema): [19-20], pl. [10] (1863), (Diadema II): [21-22], pl. [11] (1865), (Diadema III): [23-24], pl. [12] (1868), (Amechania): [25-26], pl. [13] (1861), (Romaleosoma): [27-28], pl. [14] (1864), (Romaleosoma II-III): [29-32], pl. [15-16] (1865), (Romaleosoma IV): [33-34], pl. [17] (1866), (Euryphene): [35-36], pl. [18] (1864), (Euryphene II): [37-38], pl. [19] (1865), (Euryphene III Aterica): [39-40], pl. [20] (1865), (Euryphene IV): [41-42], pl. [21] (1865), (Aterica & Euryphene V-VI): [43-46], pl. [22-23] (1866), (Euryphene VII): [47-48], pl. [24] (1871), (Euryphene VIII & Aterica): [49-50], pl. [25] (1871), (Euryphene IX): [51-52], pl. [26] (1874), (Aterica & Harma): [53-54], pl. [27] (1866), (Harma): [55-56], pl. [28] (1864), (Harma II): [57-58], pl. [29] (1866), (Harma III-IV): [59-60], pl. [30-31] (1869), (Harma V-VI & Euryphene X): [61-62], pl. [32-33] (1874), (Adolias): [63-64], pl. [34] (1861), (Adolias II): [65-66], pl. [35] (1862), (Adolias III): [67-68], pl. [36] (1863), (Adolias IV): [69-70], pl. [37] (1875), (Agrias): [71-72], pl. [38] (1860), (Agrias & Nymphalis): [73-74], pl. [39] (1855), (Agrias & Siderone): [75-76], pl. [40] (1854), (Prepona): [77-78], pl. [41] (1859), (Prepona II & Agrias): [79-80], pl. [42] (1876), (Pandora & Prepona): [81-82], pl. [43] (1854), (Apatura): [83-84], pl. [44] (1869), (Nymphalis): [85-86], pl. [45] (1854), (Nymphalis II): [87-88], pl. [46] (1859), (Charaxes III): [89-90], pl. [47] (1863), (Charaxes IV): [91-92], pl. [48] (1874), (Charaxes V): [93-94], pl. [49] (1876), (Paphia II): [95-96], pl. [50] (1869), (Paphia & Siderone): [97-98], pl. [51] (1856), (Siderone): [99-100], pl. [52] (1860), (Zeuxidia & Aemona): [101-102], pl. [53] (1868), : iv
Hopffer, 1855
[Lepidoptera Diurna] Ber. Verh. Akad. Berlin 1855 : 639-643
Jackson, 1956
Notes on the Rhopalocera of the Kigezi District of Uganda with descriptions of new species and subspecies J. E Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 23 : 63-102, 13pls
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
Karsch, 1894
Ueber die seltene Nymphalide Harma concordia Hopff Ent. Nachr. 20 (17) : 257-259
Schultze, 1916
Neue Rhopaloceren aus Kamerun Archiv Naturg. 81 A (7) (7): 159-167, (11): 110-112
Schultze, 1920
Lepidoptera (1 & 2) Ergeb. 2tn. Dt. Zent. Afrika Exp. 1 (12): 511-597, pl. 25-26 (1917), (14): 639-829 (1920)
van Someren, 1939
Butterflies of Kenya and Uganda. [Suppl. 3] J. E.Afr. Uganda nat. Hist. Soc. 14 (65) : 15-100
Staudinger, 1891
Neue exotische Lepidopteren Dt. Ent. Z. Iris, 4 (1) : 61-157, pl. 1-2
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)
Stoneham, 1935
New forms of Euryphura, etc., from Uganda Protectorate and Kenya Colony, Brithish East and Central Africa Bull. Stoneham Mus. (25) : 1-2
Suffert, 1904
Neue Nymphaliden aus Africa Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 108-123
Ward, 1871
Descriptions of new species of African diurnal Lepidoptera Ent. mon. Mag. 8 : 34-36, 58-60, 81-82, 118-122


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