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Andronymus hero Evans
Andronymus hero Evans, 1937: 131; pi. 5, fig. 70 (Sierra Leone).
This species was described from Sierra Leone and occurs as far south and east as Angola and the Congo (Evans, 1937: 131), but it has not been previously recorded from Liberia.
The following specimens are the first from Liberia: Ganta, 1 8 , XII, and Wanau Forest, 1 9 , X (Fox).
Carnegie Museum has other specimens from Cameroon and Gabon.
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Fox, R.M., Lindsey, A.W., Clench, H.K., Miller, L.D. 1965. The Butterflies of Liberia. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society vol. 19. Philadelphia, USA

Andronymus hero

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Andronymus hero, the scarce dart, is a butterfly in the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, western Tanzania and north-western and north-eastern Zambia.[2] The habitat consists of forests.

The larvae feed on Combretum cuspidum, Anthonota macrophylla and Anthonota crassifolia.

References

  1. ^ Andronymus at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Hesperiidae - Subfamily Hesperiinae
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Andronymus hero: Brief Summary

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Andronymus hero, the scarce dart, is a butterfly in the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, western Tanzania and north-western and north-eastern Zambia. The habitat consists of forests.

The larvae feed on Combretum cuspidum, Anthonota macrophylla and Anthonota crassifolia.

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