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Tisiphone Hübner, [1819]
Tisiphone Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (4): 60, TS: Oreas zelinde Hübner
Xenica Westwood, [1851]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (2): 387 nota, TS: Papilio abeona Donovan
Tisiphone, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Tysiphone ; Köhler, 1935, Rev. Soc. ent. Arg. 7: 210 (missp.)
Tisiphone ; Godman & Salvin, [1880], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 1: 71
Tisiphone (Hypocystina) ; [Wahlberg]

Tisiphone abeona (Donovan, 1805)
Australia. See [About maps] Sword Grass Brown
Papilio abeona Donovan, 1805; Epitome nat. Hist. Ins. New Holland: pl. 22, f. 1 et explic
Oreas zelinde Hübner, [1808]; Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : pl. [92]
Tisiphone abeona, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Tisiphone abeona, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Tisiphone abeona ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 172, f. 18]

Larva on Gahnia spp. [BAUR], Gahnia clarkei, G. erythrocarpa, G. melanocarpa, G. radula, G. sieberiana, G. spp. K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140)

New South Wales (Hunter River - south) Tisiphone abeona abeona ; [BAUR, 277]
T. a. rawnsleyi (Miskin, 1876)
Queensland (Gympie - Caloundra) Epinephele rawnsleyi Miskin, 1876
Tisiphone abeona rawnsleyi ; [BAUR, 276]
T. a. morrisi Waterhouse, 1914
Queensland (Southport - New South Wales) Tisiphone morrisi Waterhouse, 1914
Tisiphone abeona morrisi ; [BAUR, 276 (text)]

Larva on Gahnia clarkei Dunn, 1995, Victorian Ent. 25 (5): -

T. a. regalis Waterhouse, 1928
New South Wales (Dorrigo Plateau - Barrington Tops) Tisiphone regalis Waterhouse, 1928
Tisiphone abeona regalis ; [BAUR, 276]
T. a. joanna (Butler, 1866)
New South Wales (Port Macquarie) Euodia[sic] joanna Butler, 1866; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3) 17 (100) : 286, TL: Australia
Tisiphone abeona joanna ; [BAUR, 277 (text)]
T. a. aurelia Waterhouse, 1915
New South Wales (Camden Haven - Port Stevens) Tisiphone aurelia Waterhouse, 1915
Tisiphone abeona aurelia ; [BAUR, 277]
T. a. albifascia Waterhouse, 1904
E.Victoria Tisiphone abeona var. albifascia Waterhouse, 1904; Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 29 (3) : 468, TL: Victoria; SE. New South Wales
Tisiphone abeona albifascia ; [BAUR, 277 (text)]
T. a. antoni Tindale, 1947
W.Victoria - SE.Australia Tisiphone antoni Tindale, 1947
Tisiphone abeona antoni ; [BAUR, 277 (text)]

Tisiphone helena (Olliff, 1888)
N.Queensland (Atherton Tableland). See [About maps] Helena Brown
Epinephile helena Olliff, 1888; Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 3 (1) : 395, TL: Mt. Bellenden-Ker, Queensland, ~3000ft
Tisiphone helena, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Tisiphone helena, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Tisiphone helena ; [BOW: pl. 172, f. 19]; [BAUR, 276]

Larva on Gahnia spp., Gahnia sieberiana? K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140)



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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.
[BAUR]
D'Abrera, 1977; Butterflies of the Australian Region (2nd edn)
[BCA]
electronic; BIOLOGIA CENTRALI-AMERICANA
[BHL]
The; Biodiversity Heritage Library; and on; Internet Archive; Note: The linking to the content of Internet Archive is somewhat delicate -- notify me when links break!
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[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
[Wahlberg]
Niklas Wahlberg; The NSG's voucher specimen database; Nymphalidae Systematics Group


Some related literature:
Butler, 1866
Descriptions of some new Species of Diurnal Lepidoptera in the Collection of the British Museum Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3) 17 (100) : 285-287
Donovan, 1805
An Epitome of the Natural History of the Insects of New Holland, New Zealand, New Guinea, Otaheite and other Islands in the Indian, Sothern and Pacific Oceans ... Epitome nat. Hist. Ins. New Holland: 41pls
Westwood, [1851]
The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera, comprising their generic characters, a notice of their habitats and transformations, and a catalogue of the species of each genus; illustrated with 86 plates by W. C. Hewitson Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 1-18, pl. A, 1-4 (1-2) (1846), (1): 19-132, pl. 4*, 5-25, 28 (3-14) (1847), (1): 133-200, pl. 1*, 26, 27, 29, 31-44 (15-23) (1848), (1): 201-242, pl. 30, 45-52, 56-58, 60-62, 64 (24-31) (1849), (1): 243-250 [?], (2): 243-326, pl. 53-55, 63, 65, 66 (32-38) (1850), (2): 327-466, pl. 59, 67-77 (39-50) (1851), (2): 467-534, 143, 144, pl. 78-80 (Index) (51-54) (1852)
Dunn, 1995
Biological notes on some eastern Australian butterflies Victorian Ent. 25 (5): 85-92
K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991
Review of Australian Butterflies: distribution, life history and taxonomy. Pushlished by authors, Melbourne Review Austr. Butts. (1-4):
Godman & Salvin, [1880]
Biologia Centrali-Americana. Rhopalocera. Vol. 1. (1879-1886) Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 1: 1-487, 3: pl. 1-24,24a,25-112
Hübner, [1808]
Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge, Vol. 1 (1806 - [1819]) Samml. exot. Schmett. 1 : [1-4] (1807), : [5-12] (1807-1809), : [13-36] (1823-1824), : pl. [1-2], [5-8], [12], [15], [29], [47] (1806), : pl. [9], [11], [17], [21], [25-27], [32], [35], [43-44], [56], [60], [79], [102], [104], [116], [141], [148], [150-151], [155], [159], [200] (1807), : pl. [19], [39], [57], [73], [82], [114], [157], [167], [170], [173], [187] (1807), : pl. [3], [31], [37], [46], [54], [58], [62], [76], [84], [92], [95], [105], [112-113], [117], [137-138], [146], [154], [158], [180], [209] (1808), : pl. [16], [28], [65], [89], [142], [160], [162], [166], [182], [188], [193] (1809), : pl. [4], [22], [42], [53], [61], [88], [90], [97], [100], [107], [110], [118], [120], [140], [143], [149], [161], [171], [178], [184], [196], [202] (1809), : pl. [10], [18], [30], [41], [51], [80], [144], [172], [189] (1810), : pl. [36], [70], [87], [91], [101], [124], [129], [177], [183], [207], [210] (1811), : pl. [20], [38], [45], [55], [85], [98], [103], [108], [136], [139], [152-153], [156], [163], [179], [186], [190], [205-206] (1812), : pl. [13-14], [40], [48], [50], [67], [74], [86], [119], [121], [130], [135], [175-176], [197-199], [204], [212] (1813), : pl. [72], [75], [77-78], [83], [93], [109], [111], [115], [128], [131], [165], [174], [194] (1813), : pl. [24], [49], [52], [63-64], [66], [68-69], [71], [81], [123], [145], [181], [192] (1814), : pl. [126], [132-134], [168] (1815), : pl. [23], [96], [122], [125], [169], [195] (1816), : pl. [33], [99], [127], [187], [185], [213] (1817), : pl. [59], [106], [147], [164], [208], [211] (1818), : pl. [34], [94], [191], [201] (1819), : (Index Systematicus) [1-4] (1819 - April 1823)
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])
Olliff, 1888
On Rhopalocera from the vicinity of Mt. Bellenden-Ker, Queensland Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 3 (1) : 394-396
Waterhouse, 1904
On a New Species of Heteronympha, and a New Variety of Tisiphone abeona, Don. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 29 (3) : 466-468


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