oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Notes on some rare Butterflies and some Sphingids from Southern Rhodesia
|Article Title||Notes on some rare Butterflies and some Sphingids from Southern Rhodesia|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Publication Date||Dec 1954|
|Pages||171 - 174|
|Keyword(s)||Apaturopsis, Deudorix, Epamera, Lycaenidae, Mimacraea, Neptis, Nymphalidae, Pentila, Rare butterflies, Sphingidae and Sphingids|
My son, D. M. Cookson, and I made a collecting trip to Southern Rhodesia from mid-February to mid-March 1954 and the following notes deal with some of the rarer butterflies caught on that trip. A list of Sphingidae taken at a Mercury Vapour lamp and netted at dusk is also given.
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