This introduction to the distribution of African Lepidoptera to the south of latitude 10°S must be limited both by the necessary confines of space and by the wide open field of research still necessary. The general picture of our present knowledge of this fauna’s food requirements and ecology is very inadequate, except perhaps for those of wide distribution or of economic significance. Some suggestions have been kindly proffered by Prof. B. I. Balinsky and Dr. C. B. Cottrell and these are much appreciated (cf. also Balinsky 1962).
KeywordsMigration Miocene Pleistocene Toll Fusca
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