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Najas absolon absolon

Comprehensive Description

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Najas absolon absolon (Fabricius)
Papilio absolon Fabricius, 1793 [1792-1799], 3: 56 (Western Africa).
The nominate subspecies occurs in the Guinean Subregion, with another subspecies in Uganda. The series recorded below does not seem to differ from the good representation in Carnegie Museum from Cameroons, Gabon and the Congo.
Liberia: Ganta, 1 $ , VI, 1 8 , VII; Wanau Forest, 1 2 , II, 1 $ , X: Yendamalahoun, 3 9 , IV (Fox); Diyala, 1 $ , V (Condamin, 1951).
Figs. 143-150. Fig. 143, upperside, fig. 144, underside, Najas tentyris winifredae new subspecies, holotype male, Wanau Forest, Liberia. Fig. 145, upperside, fig.
146, underside, Najas tentyris tentyris (Hewitson), male, Metet, Cameroons. Fig.
147, upperside, fig. 148, underside, Najas tentyris winifredae new subspecies, allotype female, Yendamalahoun, Liberia. Fig. 149, upperside, fig. 150, underside, Najas tentyris tentyris (Hewitson) , female, Lolodorf, Cameroons. All natural size.
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bibliographic citation
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