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Euryphurana Hecq 1992

Euryphurana nobilis (Staudinger 1891)

the Noble Commander

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Adoliadini


A monotypic west African genus. Larsen (2005) states that Hecq separated this species from Euryphura because of differences in genitalic morphology and the lack of sexual dimorphism present in the remainder of the latter.

Other Names for Euryphurana nobilis (Staudinger 1891)


Ackery, P. R., Smith, C. R. & Vane-Wright, R. I. (ed.) 1995 Carcasson's African butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.

Larsen, T. B. 2005 Butterflies of West Africa. Stenstrup, Denmark: Apollo Books.

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