oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Revisional notes on Lepidochrysops (Lycaenidae : Lampidinae) of Kenya and Uganda, with descriptions of new species and subspecies



It is a great honour to me to be asked to contribute a short paper to the special number in tribute to the outstanding work of that great Entomologist Prof. A. J. T. Janse, and I have much pleasure in naming one of the new species descriptionbed herein in his honour. The last comprehensive survey of the species falling within the African Genus Lepidochrysops Hedicke, as now defined and generally accepted, was that by Aurivillius, in Seitz, published in 1925, under the two groups Neochrysops and Euchrysops of his comprehensive Genus CUPIDO. This review included all the species mentioned by Bethune-Baker in his 'Monograph of the Genus Catochrysops Boisduval, Trans. ent. Soc. London, 1922, parts 3, 4 ..


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