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Dira Hübner, [1819]
Dira Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (4): 60, TS: Papilio clytus Linnaeus
Leptoneura Wallengren, 1857; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 31, TS: Papilio clytus Linnaeus
Dira, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Dira (Dirina) ; [Wahlberg]; [AfrL]

Dira clytus (Linnaeus, 1764)
South Africa. See [About maps] Papilio clytus Linnaeus, 1764; Mus. Lud. Ulr.: 268
Dira clytus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Leptoneura clytus ; [BOW: pl. 116, f. 12]
Dira clytus ; [AfrL]

Larva on (various grasses) Panicum deustum, Ehrharta erecta, Stipa dregeana, Stenotaphrum glabrum [PBSA]

SW.Cape Dira clytus clytus ; [BAFR, 205]; [AfrL]
D. c. eurina Quickelberge, 1978
S.Cape Dira clytus eurina ; [BAFR, 205 (text)]; [AfrL]

Dira oxylus (Trimen, 1881)
Transkei. See [About maps] Leptoneura oxylus Trimen, 1881; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1881 (3) : 437
Leptoneura oxylus ; [BOW: pl. 116, f. 15]
Dira oxylus ; [BAFR, 205]; [AfrL]

Larva on Ehrharta erecta [PBSA]


Dira swanepoeli (van Son, 1939)
South Africa. See [About maps] Leptoneura swanepoeli van Son, 1939; Ann. Transv. Mus. 20 : 47
Leptoneura swanepoeli ; [BOW: pl. 116, f. 14]
Dira swanepoeli ; [AfrL]

Larva on Eragrostis aspera, Ehrharta erecta [PBSA]

N.Transvaal Dira swanepoeli swanepoeli ; [BAFR, 205]; [AfrL]
D. s. isolata van Son, 1955
N.Transvaal (Blaauwberg Range) Dira swanepoeli isolata ; [AfrL]; [BAFR, 205 (text)]

Dira jansei (Swierstra, 1909)
Transvaal. See [About maps] Leptoneura jansei Swierstra, 1909; Ann. Transv. Mus. 1 (3) : 175, TL: Warmberg, nr Pietersburg, Zoutpansberg
Dira jansei ; [BAFR, 205]; [AfrL]

Larva on (grasses) Ehrharta erecta [PBSA]



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References:
[AJA]
African Journal Archive
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[AfrL]
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
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[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
[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:
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])
Linnaeus, 1764
Museum S'ae R'ae M'tis Ludovicae Ulricae Reginae Svecorum, Gothorum, Vandalorumque Mus. Lud. Ulr.: vi + 720 + [2]
van Son, 1939
A new species of the genus Leptoneura Wallengren (Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) from the Zoutpansberg District Ann. Transv. Mus. 20 : 47-51
Swierstra, 1909
Descriptions of three new species of Lepidoptera Rhopalocera in the Transvaal Museum Ann. Transv. Mus. 1 (3) : 175-176
Trimen, 1881
On some new species of Rhopalocera from Southern Africa Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1881 (3) : 433-445
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


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