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Gorgyra mocquerysii Holland (Fig. 39, 8 genitalia)
Gorgyra mocquerysii Holland, 1896: 33; pi. 5, fig. 10 (French Congo).
With respect to its genitalia mocquerysii is the most distinctive member of the genus; the foreshortened uncus cannot be confused. It was recorded by Evans (1937: 93) from Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Angola and Uganda; Berger (1962: 452) reported a specimen from Ivory Coast.
Liberian records: Liberia, W. Africa, 1 c5 (Naysmith); Harbel, 1 8, III (Fox).
There is one other specimen in Carnegie Museum from 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

Gorgyra mocquerysii

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Gorgyra mocquerysii, or Mocquery's leaf sitter, 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, Angola, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, western Kenya, western Tanzania and northern Zambia.[2] The habitat consists of forests and riparian vegetation.

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Gorgyra mocquerysii: Brief Summary

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Gorgyra mocquerysii, or Mocquery's leaf sitter, 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, Angola, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, western Kenya, western Tanzania and northern Zambia. The habitat consists of forests and riparian vegetation.

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