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Search Results Official Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society of Africa
1997, Metamorphosis Volume 8, Issue 4: 147 - 159
Publication Date : 1997-12-31
Author/s : Lee D. Miller and Steve C. Collins
Title :

A review of the genus Gamia Holland, 1896 (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Hesperinae), with the description of a new species



Abstract :

The Afrotropical hesperiid genus Gamia is reviewed briefly, and a revised key is provided to better characterize the species than previously (Evans 1937).  A new species, Gamia abri is described and characterized.  New and more accurate figures are given for both the male and female genitalia of the members of Gamia.  The systematic position of Gamia is discussed.


Search Results Official Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society of Africa
1997, Metamorphosis Volume 8, Issue 4: 160 - 163
Publication Date : 1997-12-31
Author/s : Stephen E. Woodhall
Title :

Little corners of paradise safari to Mpaphuli Cycad Reserve and Entabeni forest, Northern Province, South Africa, 30/31 August 1997


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Search Results Official Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society of Africa
1997, Metamorphosis Volume 8, Issue 4: 167 - 171
Publication Date : 1997-12-31
Author/s : Ernest L. Pringle and Mike J. Schlosz
Title :

Description of a new subspecies of Kedestes niveostriga (Trimen) (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) from the Greyton District of the south-western Cape


Abstract :

Kedestes niveostriga scholszi ssp. n. is described.  A brief account of the life history is presented and illustrated.


Search Results Official Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society of Africa
1997, Metamorphosis Volume 8, Issue 4: 172 - 182
Publication Date : 1997-12-31
Author/s : Torben B. Larsen
Title :

A revision of the Hypolycaena lebona group of African Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera), with description of two new species and a new subspecies


Abstract :

The Hypolycaena lebona group (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) is revised.  Two new species, H. clenchi sp. n. and H. kakumi sp. n. are is described. One new sub-species, H. lebona davenporti ssp. n., is described.  A key to the species-group is given.  The distribution of the species is discussed.


Search Results Official Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society of Africa
1997, Metamorphosis Volume 8, Issue 4: 183 - 190
Publication Date : 1997-12-31
Author/s : Michel Libert and Steve C. Collins
Title :

A new species of Cymothoe Hübner from Cameroon (Lepidoptera: Nymphlidae)


Abstract :

Cymothoe alticola, a new species close to Cymothoe caenis, is described.  It has been observed on five different summits of the Cameroon Highlands, always at an altitude above 1500m, and can thus be considered as orophilic.  Its affinities to C. caenis and East African Cymothoe species are briefly discussed.  


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