Atlas of African Lepidoptera

Record details

LepiMAP:   5963
Province:   Gauteng
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2528CC
Observer:   Webb P.
Date of record:   2009-04-19
Number of photos:   2
Notes:   A very warm day, Plenty of skippers on purple flowers..
Last updated:   2017-08-04 10:19:44
Sp. code:   472101
Species name:   Afrogegenes sp.
Common name:  
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 5963 - photo: 1
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Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Steve Woodhall
Date:   2009-06-13 16:08:17
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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