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Ornipholidotos Bethune-Baker 1914

The Glasswings

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Pentilini


A large African genus with many new species described by Libert (2000, 2005).

Other Names for Ornipholidotos Bethune-Baker 1914


Ackery PR, Smith CR, and Vane-Wright RI eds. 1995. Carcasson's African butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.

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

Libert, M. 2000 Le genre Ornipholidotos Bethune-Baker au Cameroun. Description du genre Torbenia n. gen. Et onze nouvelles especes (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique de France 105, 433-466.

Libert, M., 2005. – Révision des genres Ornipholidotos Bethune-Baker et Torbenia (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). ABRI – Lambillionea, 174 p., 6 pl. coul.

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Scientific Name Ornipholidotos irwinii
Location Cameroun
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Identified By Torben Larsen
Life Cycle Stage adult
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