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Pseudonympha Wallengren, 1857
Pseudonympha Wallengren, 1857; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 31, TS: Papilio hippia Cramer
?Paternympha Henning & Henning, 1997
Pseudonympha, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Paternympha (Satyrini) ; [AfrL]
Pseudonympha (Satyrina) ; [Wahlberg]
Pseudonympha (Satyrini) ; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha hippia (Cramer, [1779])
South Africa. See [About maps] Papilio hippia Cramer, [1779]; Uitl. Kapellen 3 (17-21): 48, pl. 222, figs. C, D
Pseudonympha hippia ; [BOW: pl. 118, f. 15]; [BAFR, 202]; [AfrL]

Larva on Restio cuspidatus, Thamnochortus glaber, Ehrharta erecta [PBSA]


Pseudonympha poetula Trimen, 1891
South Africa. See [About maps] Pseudonympha poetula Trimen, 1891; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1891 (1) : 169
Pseudonympha poetula ; [BAFR, 202]; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha trimenii Butler, 1868
South Africa. See [About maps] Pseudonympha trimenii Butler, 1868; Cat. diurn. Lep. Satyridae Brit. Mus. : 94
Pseudonympha trimeni, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Pseudonympha trimeni ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 118, f. 22]
Pseudonympha trimenii ; [AfrL]

Larva on Danthonia spp., Danthonia stricta [PBSA]

SW.Cape Pseudonympha trimenii trimenii ; [BAFR, 202]; [AfrL]
P. t. nieuwveldensis Dickson, 1966
SW.Cape (Nieuwveld Mts.) Pseudonympha trimenii nieuwveldensis ; [BAFR, 202 (text)]; [AfrL]
P. t. ruthae Dickson, 1966
E.Cape Pseudonympha trimenii ruthae ; [BAFR, 202]; [AfrL]
P. t. namaquana van Son, 1966
N.Cape Pseudonympha trimenii namaquana ; [BAFR, 202 (text)]; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha gaika Riley, 1938
South Africa. See [About maps] Pseudonympha trimenii gaika Riley, 1938; Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 87: 234
Pseudonympha gaika ; [BAFR, 202]; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha paragaika Vári, 1971
Orange Free State Pseudonympha paragaika Vári, 1971; Ann. Transv. Mus. 27 (10) : 212
Pseudonympha paragaika ; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha magus (Fabricius, 1793)
South Africa, Rhodesia. See [About maps] Papilio magus Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 223
Pseudonympha sabacus Butler
Pseudonympha magus, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Pseudonympha magus ; [BOW: pl. 118, f. 13, 17]; [BAFR, 202]; [AfrL]

Larva on Cynodon dactylon, Ehrharta erecta [PBSA]


Pseudonympha magoides van Son, 1955
South Africa. See [About maps] Pseudonympha magoides van Son, 1955; Transv. Mus. Mem. 8: 121
Pseudonympha magoides ; [BAFR, 202]; [AfrL]

Larva on (Grasses) Ehrharta erecta [PBSA]


Pseudonympha varii van Son, 1955
South Africa. See [About maps] Pseudonympha varii van Son, 1955; Transv. Mus. Mem. 8: 123
Pseudonympha varii ; [BAFR, 202]; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha paludis Riley, 1938
South Africa. See [About maps] Pseudonympha magus f. paludis Riley, 1938; Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 87: 237
Pseudonympha paludis ; [BAFR, 202]; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha swanepoeli van Son, 1955
Transvaal. See [About maps] Pseudonympha swanepoeli van Son, 1955; Transv. Mus. Mem. 8: 125
Pseudonympha swanepoeli ; [BAFR, 203 (text)]; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha cyclops van Son, 1955
Rhodesia. See [About maps] Pseudonympha cyclops van Son, 1955; Ann. Transv. Mus. 2: 127
Pseudonympha cyclops ; [BAFR, 203 (text)]; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha arnoldi van Son, 1941
Rhodesia. See [About maps] Pseudonympha arnoldi van Son, 1941; Occ. Pap. natn. Mus. Sth. Rhod. 10 : 20
Pseudonympha arnoldi ; [BAFR, 203 (text)]; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha machacha Riley, 1938
Lesotho. See [About maps] Pseudonympha machacha Riley, 1938; Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 87: 235
Pseudonympha machacha ; [BOW: pl. 118, f. 16]; [BAFR, 203]; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha penningtoni Riley, 1938
Lesotho. See [About maps] Pseudonympha penningtoni Riley, 1938; Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 87: 235
Pseudonympha penningtoni ; [BAFR, 203]; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha southeyi (Pennington, 1953)
South Africa. See [About maps] Melampias southeyi Pennington, 1953; J. ent. Soc. sth. Afr. 16 (2) : 95
Pseudonympha southeyi ; [AfrL]
NE.Cape (Witteberge Mts.) Pseudonympha southeyi southeyi ; [BAFR, 203]; [AfrL]
P. s. wykehami Dickson, 1967
W.Cape (Western Wagenbooms Bergen) Pseudonympha southeyi wykehami Dickson, 1967; Ent. Rec. J. Var. 79 : 93, TL: Karroo hills betw. Matroosberg Railway Station and Eendracht,Cape
Pseudonympha southeyi wykehami ; [BAFR, 203 (text)]; [AfrL]
P. s. kamiesbergensis Dickson, 1967
N.Cape (Kamiesberg Mts.) Pseudonympha southeyi kamiesbergensis Dickson, 1967; Ent. Rec. J. Var. 79 : 95, TL: Kamieskroon, Little Namaqualand
Pseudonympha southeyi kamiesbergensis ; [AfrL]; [BAFR, 203 (text)]

The "paternympha" species-group

Pseudonympha narycia Wallengren, 1857
South Africa, Rhodesia. See [About maps] Pseudonympha narycia Wallengren, 1857; K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 2 (4) : 32
Pseudonympha narycia ; [BOW: pl. 118, f. 21]; [BAFR, 203]
Paternympha narycia ; [AfrL]

Pseudonympha loxophthalma Vári, 1971
Pseudonympha narycia loxophthalma Vári, 1971; Ann. Transv. Mus. 27 (10) : 213
Paternympha loxophthalma ; [AfrL]


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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
[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:
Butler, 1868
A catalogue of diurnal Lepidoptera of the family Satyridae in the collection of the British Museum Cat. diurn. Lep. Satyridae Brit. Mus. : 1-211, pl. 1-5
Cramer, [1779]
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)
Dickson, 1967
Two New Subspecies of _Pseudonympha southeyi (Pennington) (Lepidoptera: Satyridae) from the Western Cape Province Ent. Rec. J. Var. 79 : 93-96
Pennington, 1953
New Species and Subspecies and Other Addtions to the Butterflies of Southern Africa, together with New Records of Little Known Species J. ent. Soc. sth. Afr. 16 (2) : 94-111, pl. 1-2
Riley, 1938
Description of new or little known South Arican Rhopalocera (Lepidoptera) Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 87: 233-245, 2pls
van Son, 1941
A new species of Pseudonympha from Inyanga, Southern Rhodesia (Lepidoptera Rhopalocera, Fam. Satyridae) Occ. Pap. natn. Mus. Sth. Rhod. 10 : 20-21
van Son, 1955
Butterflies of southern Africa. II. Nymphalidae: Danainae and Satyrinae Transv. Mus. Mem. 8: 1-166, 37pls
Trimen, 1891
On some recent additions to the list of South African Butterflies Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1891 (1) : 169-178
Vári, 1971
South African Lepidoptera, 5. Revision of the genus Tarsocera Butler, 1898, and description of new Satyrinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalinae) Ann. Transv. Mus. 27 (10) : 193-223
Wallengren, 1857
Kafferlandets Dag-fjärilar, insamlade ĺren 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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