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The R.C. Dening Collection

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Lepidoptera and Odonata collected by R.C. (Tim) Dening from all around the world throughout a lifetime of travel and natural history interest from 1930 to 2000. The collection, amounting to more than 70 cases, is now held in the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, in Scotland. It features a  large number of Zambian butterflies and moths.


Case 20: Colotis spp.

The names of the butterflies in the cases are listed beneath the pictures, with the country of collection under the name.

You can click on the pictures to go to a higher resolution image.

The numbers next to the names relate to the collector's original hand written notes. The numbers represent species/subspecies, rather than individual specimen numbers. You can access these original species notes by clicking on the underlined names. This will open a PDF document of the relevant page of notes. Locate the correct number on the page to access information on dates and places of collection of that particular species.

Explanations to help the reader to interpret the Collector's Notes are available here.


Colotis spp.

137 Colotis vesta
ssp. rhodesinus
1094 Colotis halimede
ssp. maxima
1100 Colotis chrysonome
575 Colotis hildebrandti
1096 Colotis vesta
ssp. vesta
583 Colotis amata
ssp. calais
573 Colotis aurigineus
125 Colotis celimene
ssp. amina
1101 Colotis vesta
ssp. vesta
1102 Colotis amata
ssp. amata
1099 Colotis protomedia
1103 Colotis amata
ssp. modesta
(Sri Lanka)







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Website Copyright B.Corker 2008     Images Copyright SJ Lawson 2008