Observations on the biology of Afrotropical Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera). Part 6. Hesperiinae incertae sedis: palm feeders.

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Partial life histories for 12 Hesperiinae incertae sedis that feed on palms (Arecaceae) are described and illustrated. The genera dealt with are: Perrotia (part), Ploetzia, Zophopetes, Gretna (part), Pteroteinon, Leona, and Caenides (part) (all from Evans' Ploetzia genera group). Although Gamia spp. have been reported to feed on palms, these records are… (More)
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3831.1.1

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@article{Cock2014ObservationsOT, title={Observations on the biology of Afrotropical Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera). Part 6. Hesperiinae incertae sedis: palm feeders.}, author={Matthew J W Cock and T Colin E Congdon and Steve C Collins}, journal={Zootaxa}, year={2014}, volume={3831}, pages={1-61} }