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Antanartia Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
African Red Admirals
Antanartia Rothschild & Jordan, 1903; Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 508, TS: Papilio delius Drury
Antanartia, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Antanartia (Nymphalini) ; [Wahlberg]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Antanartia delius (Drury, [1782])
-. See [About maps] Orange Admiral
Papilio delius Drury, [1782]; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3: index, : 18, pl. 14, f. 5, 6
Papilio eurocilia Fabricius, 1793
Vanessa demonica Godart, 1819
Hypanartia delius nigrescens Suffert, 1904; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 108, TL: Togo[?]
Antanartia delius f. kamitugensis Dufrane, 1945
Antanartia delius, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Antanartia delius ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 92, f. 2]; [AfrL]

Larva on Australina, Pouzolzia, Urtica [BK]

Senegal, Sierra Leone - Angola, Zaire, Uganda, W.Tanzania Antanartia delius delius ; [BAFR, 239]; [BK, 354, pl. 51]; [AfrL]
A. d. guineensis Howarth, 1966
Fernando Póo Antanartia delius guineensis ; [BAFR, 239 (text)]; [AfrL]

Antanartia schaeneia (Trimen, 1879)
-. See [About maps] Long Tail Admiral
Eurema schaeneia Trimen, 1879; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1879 (4) : 329, TL: S.Africa
Hypanartia commixta Butler, 1880
Antanartia schaeneia, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Antanartia schaeneia ; [BOW: pl. 92, f. 4]; [AfrL]

Larva on Fleurya capensis, Boehmeria nivea [PBSA], Australina, Boehmeria, Pouzolzia, Urtica [BK]

Cape, Natal, Transvaal Antanartia schaeneia schaeneia ; [BAFR, 239 (text)]; [AfrL]
A. s. dubia Howarth, 1966
E.Rhodesia - Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, E.Zaire Antanartia schaeneia dubia Howarth, 1966; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (2): (?21-43)
Antanartia schaeneia dubia ; [BAFR, 239]; [BK, 353, pl. 51]; [AfrL]
A. s. diluta Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
Ethiopia Antanartia schaeneia diluta Rothschild & Jordan, 1903; Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 510, TL: Kaffa
Antanartia schaeneia diluta ; [BAFR, 239]; [AfrL]

Antanartia borbonica (Oberthür, 1879)
Vanessa borbonica Oberthür, 1879
Antanartia borbonica, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Antanartia borbonica ; [EBW, (name only)]; [AfrL]
Réunion I. Antanartia borbonica borbonica ; [BAFR, 239]; [AfrL]
A. b. mauritiana Manders, 1908
Mauritius Antanartia hippomene mauritiana Manders, 1908
Antanartia borbonica mauritiana ; [BAFR, 239 (text)]; [AfrL]

Antanartia hippomene (Hübner, [1823])
-. See [About maps] Hypanartia hippomene Hübner, [1823]; Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl. 25
Antanartia hippomene ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 92, f. 3]; [AfrL]

Larva on Urtica mitis, Fleurya capensis [PBSA]

S.Cape (Knysna) - Natal - Transvaal Antanartia hippomene hippomene ; [BAFR, 239]; [AfrL]
A. h. madegassorum (Aurivillius, 1899)
Madagascar Hypanartia hippomene var. madegassorum Aurivillius, 1899
Antanartia hippomene madegassorum ; [BAFR, 239 (text)]; [MadL]; [AfrL]

Antanartia dimorphica Howarth, 1966
-. See [About maps] Dimorphic Admiral
Antanartia dimorphica Howarth, 1966; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (2) : 33, pl. 4, f. 28-33
Antanartia dimorphica ; [AfrL]

Larva on Carduus [PBSA]

highlands (E.Zaire, Uganda, Kenya), Tanzania, Malawi, E.Rhodesia, N.Transvaal Antanartia dimorphica dimorphica ; [BAFR, 240 (text)]; [BK, 354, pl. 51]; [AfrL]
A. d. aethiopica Howarth, 1966
Antanartia dimorphica aethiopica Howarth, 1966; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (2) : 35, pl. 5, f. 34-35, TL: Ethiopia, Djem Djem Forest, 8000-9000ft
Antanartia dimorphica aethiopica ; [AfrL]
A. d. comoroica Howarth, 1966
Grand Comoro I. Antanartia dimorphica comoroica Howarth, 1966; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (2) : 35, pl. 5, f. 40-41, TL: Grand Comoro Is.
Antanartia dimorphica comoroica ; [BAFR, 240 (text)]; [AfrL]
A. d. mortoni Howarth, 1966
highlands (E.Nigeria, W.Cameroun), Fernando Póo Antanartia dimorphica mortoni ; [BAFR, 240]; [AfrL]


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References:
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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
[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
[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.
[PBSA]
Dickson, C.G.C (ed.), Kroon, D.M.; Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa; AD. DONKER 1978
[Wahlberg]
Niklas Wahlberg; The NSG's voucher specimen database; Nymphalidae Systematics Group


Some related literature:
Drury, [1782]
Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : 1-76, pl. 1-50
Howarth, 1966
Revisional notes on the genus Antanartia (Lepidoptera; Nymphalidae) Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 18 (2) : 21-43, pl. 1-5
Hübner, [1823]
Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge, Vol. 2 ([1819] - [1827]) Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl. [90], [180], [223] (1819), : pl. [2], [12], [16], [78], [141], [182] (1820), : pl. [11], [13], [24], [77], [83], [97], [102-103], [108-109], [116-117], [122], [147], [150], [164], [183], [195], [197], [212-214] (1821), : pl. [14], [18-19], [26], [38-39], [43], [68], [70-71], [74], [84], [86], [92], [94-95], [106], [114], [121], [161], [169], [174], [177-178], [184], [194], [200], [204-205], [207-208], [210] (1821), : pl. [33], [72], [76], [115], [131], [138-139], [153], [198], [211], [218], [220] (1822), : pl. [32], [75], [81], [93], [105], [129] (1822), : pl. [1], [6], [22-23], [25], [27], [29-31], [34-37], [40-42], [48], [50-53], [56], [58-59], [64-66], [69], [73], [87], [89], [91], [96], [98-101], [110], [124], [128], [130], [132-137], [142], [155-158], [160], [162-163], [165-167], [170-173], [175-176], [187-188], [196], [199], [201-202], [206], [215-216], [219], [222], [224] (1823), : pl. [54], [118], [143], [149], [159] [179], [181], [185], [203], [217] (1824), : pl. [3-5], [8-10], [15], [20], [45], [49], [55], [60], [62-63], [67], [79-80], [88], [104], [111-113], [120], [125], [127], [140], [144-146], [148], [151-152], [154], [168], [189-193], [221], [225] (1825), : pl. [7], [17], [21], [28], [44], [46-47], [57], [61], [82], [123], [126] (1826), : pl. [85], [119], [186], [209] (1827), : (Index Systematicus) [1-4] (1827-1832)
Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
Lepidoptera collected by Oscar Neumann in north-east Africa Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 491-542, 12: 175-191
Suffert, 1904
Neue Nymphaliden aus Africa Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 17 (1) : 108-123
Trimen, 1879
On some hitherto undescribed Butterflies inhabiting Southern Africa Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1879 (4) : 323-346


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