Afrotropical Butterflies


 

Nigeria

923,768 square km

Endemic Butterflies [50 species]
 

Acraea actinotina (Lathy, 1903) Lepidochrysops dunni Larsen & Collins, 2003
Acraea kaduna Pierre, 1993 Lepidochrysops vera Tite, 1961
Alaena exotica Collins & Larsen, 2005 Liptena bassae Bethune-Baker, 1926
Bebearia denticula Hecq, 2000 Liptena ilaro Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974
Capys stuarti Collins & Larsen, 2000 Liptena priscilla Larsen, 1995
Ceratrichia lewisi Collins & Larsen, 2000 Mylothris eximia Hecq, 2005
Cerautola legeri Libert, 1999 Mylothris knoopi Hecq, 2005
Charaxes chevroti Collins & Larsen, 2005 Mylothris lucens Hecq, 2005
Eresina schmitti Larsen, 2005 Mylothris primulina Butler, 1897
Eresiomera cornesi (Stempffer, 1969) Neptis carlsbergi Collins & Larsen, 2005
Eresiomera nigeriana (Stempffer, 1962) Ornipholidotos boormani Libert, 2005
Euphaedra athena Hecq & Joly, 2003 Paradeudorix boormani (Larsen, 1996)
Euphaedra knoopiana Hecq, 1995 Pentila nigeriana Stempffer & Bennett, 1961
Euphaedra larseni Hecq, 2005 Pseudaletis cornesi Collins & Libert, 2007
Euphaedra luteolucens Hecq, 1995 Pseudathyma legeri Larsen & Boorman, 1995
Euphaedra nigrocilia Lathy, 1903 Stempfferia boormani Libert, 1999
Euphaedra wojtusiaki Hecq, 1993 Stempfferia francisci Libert, 1999
Euptera knoopi Libert & Chovet , 1998 Stempfferia ife Libert, 1999
Euptera nigeriensis Chovet, 1998 Stempfferia katherinae (Poulton, 1929)
Euriphene kiki Bernardi & Larsen, 1980 Stempfferia subtumescens Libert, 1999
Euriphene paralysandra D’Abrera, 2004 Stempfferia uniformis (Kirby, 1887)
Falcuna gitte Bennett, 1969 Telipna rothi (Grose-Smith, 1898)
Geritola frankdaveyi Libert, 1999 Telipna rufilla (Grose-Smith, 1901)
Hypophytala nigrescens (Jackson, 1964) Tetrarhanis onitshae (Stempffer, 1962)
Iolaus newporti Larsen, 1994 Tumerepedes flava Bethune-Baker, 1913
 

Butterfly checklists for protected areas:
Cross River National Park (Larsen, 1996i; 1997f)
Gashaka-Gumpti National Park (Knoop, 1995; 1998)
Kagora Forest (Dike, 1988; Wilkinson & Beecroft, 1988)
Okumo Nature Sanctuary (Hecq & Larsen, 1997)

Protected areas:

Akure Strict Nature Reserve
Bam Ngelzarma Strict Nature Reserve
Baturiya Wetlands Game Reserve
Bonu Strict Nature Reserve
Chad Basin National Park
Cross River National Park
Dagida Game Reserve
Falgore (Kogin Kano) Game Reserve
Gashaka-Gumti National Park
Gilli-Gilli Game Reserve
Kainji Lake National Park
Kambari Game Reserve
Kashimbila Game Reserve
Kwale Game Reserve
Lame-Burra Game Reserve
Lekki Strict Nature Reserve
Margadu-Kabak Wetlands Game Reserve
Milliken Hill Strict Nature Reserve
Nguru/Adiani Wetlands Game Reserve
Old Oyo National Park
Ologbo Game Reserve
Omo Strict Nature Reserve
Orle River Game Reserve
Pandam Game Reserve
Ribako Strict Nature Reserve
Urhonigbe Strict Nature Reserve
Yankari National Park

 


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