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Salamis augustina vinsoni


Species Authority
Le Cerf, 1922:287
Salamis vinsoni Le Cerf, 1922:287; Salamis angustina vinsoni Le Cerf, 1922:287
Common Name
Mauritian Mother-of-Pearl (butterfly)
Last Record
August 1929 (Davis & Barnes, 1991:150); 1957 (Henning, 2015:20)
IUCN status
Not evaluated
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[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
Le Cerf. (1922). [description of [i]Salamis augustina vinsoni[/i]]. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 1922: 287-288.
[b]Species Bibliography[/b]
d'Abrera, Bernard. (1980). Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region. Melbourne : Lansdowne Editions in association with E.W. Classey.
Davis, P. M. H. and Barnes, M. J. C. (1991). [url=]The Butterflies of Mauritius[/url]. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 30(3-4): 145-161.
Henning, Graham. (2015). [url=]Lepidoptera conservation in South Africa - part 2[/url]. Babbel Blues 3: 18-23.
Lees, D.C., Kremen, C. and Raharitsimba, H. 2003 in S.M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar; Classification, Diversity and Endemism of the Butterflies (Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea): A Revised Species Checklist: : pp. 762-793; University of Chicago Press. 1709 pp.
Pyrcz, Tomasz W. (2017). [url=]Mauritius butterflies revisited: short faunal survey reveals a new record for the Mascarene fauna – [i]Leptotes jeanneli[/i] (Stempffer)[/i]. Metamorphosis 28: 16-21.
Trimen, R. (1866). Notes on the butterflies of Mauritius. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. (3rd Ser.) 5(4): 329-344.
Vinson, J. M. (1938). A catalogue of the Lepidoptera of the Mascarene Islands. Mauritius Inst. Bull. 1938: 1-69.
Williams, J. R. (1989). Butterflies of Mauritius. Precigraph, Pailles. 44 pp.
Reference I can't find:
Viette (1995)