Atlas of African Lepidoptera

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LepiMAP:   2243
Province:  
Country:   Swaziland
Locus:   2631DD
Observer:   Webb P.
Date of record:   2008-04-30
Number of photos:   2
Notes:   A warm day, only one seen,flying around the garden.feeding on these daisies about 6 inches off the ground.
Last updated:   2017-08-04 10:19:44
Sp. code:   472101
Species name:   Afrogegenes sp.
Common name:  
Family:   HESPERIIDAE
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=LepiMAP-2243
VM-number: 2243 - photo: 1
VM-number: 2243 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Steve Woodhall
Comment:  
Date:   2009-05-14 15:53:51
Species name:   Afrogegenes letterstedti -- Common hottentot; Geel Hotnot
Species code:   472120
Comment number:   2
By:   Andre Coetzer
Comment:  
Date:   2009-05-14 15:53:51
Species name:   Afrogegenes letterstedti -- Common hottentot; Geel Hotnot
Species code:   472120
Comment number:   3
By:   Steve Woodhall
Comment:   Afrogegenes letterstedti needs reassigning as Afrogegenes sp, Likewise all SABCA Gegenes niso records need to be reassigned as Afrogegenes sp, because unless someone is going to revisit all those collections and examine every Afrogegenes specimen, no-one can say what they are, for sure!
Date:   2017-08-04 10:41:44
Species name:   Afrogegenes sp.
Species code:   472101

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