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Catacroptera Karsch, 1894
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Catacroptera Karsch, 1894; Berl. ent. Z. 39 : 2, TS: Papilio cloanthe Stoll
Catacroptera, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Catacroptera (Kallimini) ; [Wahlberg]; [AfrL]

Catacroptera cloanthe (Stoll, [1781])
South Africa, Rhodesia, E.Africa, Abyssinia. See [About maps] Papilio cloanthe Stoll, [1781]; in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (29-31): 93, pl. 338, f. A, B
Catacroptera cloanthe intermedia Rothschild, 1918; Novit. Zool. 25 : 344, TL: Mazanguli, Luabala Valley
Catacroptera cloanthe, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Catacroptera cloanthe ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 94, f. 3]; [AfrL]

Larva on Justicia pulegioides, Ruellia cordata, (Gomphocarpus sp.?) [PBSA] Barleria [BK]

Catacroptera cloanthe cloanthe ; [BAFR, 238]; [BK, 351, pl. 50]; [AfrL]
C. c. ligata Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
Senegal - Cameroun Catacroptera cloanthe ligata Rothschild & Jordan, 1903; Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 520, TL: Sierra Leone
Catacroptera cloanthe ligata f. ligata Rothschild & Jordan, 1903; Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 520, TL: Sierra Leone
Catacroptera cloanthe ligata f. fuscata Rothschild & Jordan, 1903; Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 520, TL: R. Gambia
Catacroptera cloanthe ligata ; [BAFR, 238 (text)]; [AfrL]


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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
[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:
Karsch, 1894
Ueber einige neue oder ungenügend bekannte, durch Herrn G. Zenker auf der deutschen Forschungsstation Yaśnde im Hinterlande von Kamerun gesammelte Nymphaliden Berl. ent. Z. 39 : 1-10
Rothschild, 1918
Some Apparently New Forms of African Nymphalidae Novit. Zool. 25 : 338-345
Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
Lepidoptera collected by Oscar Neumann in north-east Africa Novit. Zool. 10 (3): 491-542, 12: 175-191
Stoll, [1781]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (26b-28): 29-90, pl. 305-336 (1780), (29-31): 91-164, pl. 337-372 (1781), (32-32): 165-252, 1-29, pl. 373-400 (1782)


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