Atlas of African Lepidoptera

Record details

LepiMAP:   610299
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3418BB
Observer:   du Toit Corrie
Date of record:   2016-12-08
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
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:   Common Hottentot Skipper - gegenes niso niso
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=LepiMAP-610299
VM-number: 610299 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Fanie Rautenbach
Comment:  
Date:   2016-12-13 21:05:54
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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