Atlas of African Lepidoptera

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LepiMAP:   43736
Province:   Eastern Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3325CC
Observer:   Darling Desire ; Gregg Darling
Date of record:   2014-04-13
Number of photos:   1
Last updated:   2020-03-31 16:23:40
Sp. code:   472101
Species name:   Afrogegenes sp.
Common name:  
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Macomo Ranger
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 43736 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Steve Woodhall
Comment:   Compare the pattern of pale spots with the female niso on p 413 of the field guide, with macomo on p 393
Date:   2014-04-15 18:38:53
Species name:   Afrogegenes letterstedti -- Common hottentot; Geel Hotnot
Species code:   472120
Comment number:   2
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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