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Two new species in the genus Andronymus Holland, 1896 (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae)

African Natural History Research Trust, Street Court, Kingsland, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 9QA, UK. Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 1760, CZ-37005 České Budějovice, Czech Republic
Lungotevere di Pietra Papa 21, I-00146 Roma, Italy  Museo della Biodiversita, Parco Nationale della Sila, Loc Cupone, I-87058 Spezzano della Sila, Italy
Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences, Branisovska 31, CZ-37005 České Budějovice, Czech Republic Republic Department of Ecology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Vinicna 7, CZ-12844 Prague, Czech Republic
Lepidoptera Andronymus magma sp. nov. Andronymus fenestra sp. nov. butterflies Mount Cameroon Liberian sub-region West Africa

Abstract

During extensive field work in West Africa (Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone), the authors collected two skipper species in the genus Andronymus (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae), which would not fit the descriptions of any existing taxa. Both are described as new, A. magma sp. nov. is known only from Cameroon, while A. fenestra sp. nov. was found in a few localities in the Liberian sub-region of West Africa.

 

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