n African Entomology - Taxonomy, biology, biogeography, evolution and conservation of the genus Trimen (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) : research article

Volume 18, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



The taxonomy of the genus Trimen, 1891 is reviewed. Three species are recognized in the genus : Trimen, 1891, Druce, 1905, and one species which is newly described from South Africa, namely sp. n. Henning & Henning, 2001 is synonymized with Trimen, 1891. Biological information is provided for and . The biogeography, evolution and conservation of the species are discussed.

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