Atlas of African Lepidoptera

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LepiMAP:   2286
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2930DD
Observer:   Aiston G.
Date of record:   2008-05-04
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Single butterfly in the garden sitting on Plumbago.
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-2286
VM-number: 2286 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Andre Coetzer
Comment:   Not 100% sure because it is a very tatty specimen.
Date:   2009-05-14 15:53:51
Species name:   Afrogegenes letterstedti -- Common hottentot; Geel Hotnot
Species code:   472120
Comment number:   2
By:   Steve Woodhall
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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