W. John Tennent

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W. John Tennent

British Entomologist.

  • Department of Life Sciences, Terrestrial Invertebrates Division, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, England.

Authored taxa[edit]

(List may be incomplete)

Works Include[edit]




  • Tennent, W.J., 2001a. Twenty new butterflies from the Solomon Islands (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae; Lycaenidae; Nymphalinae; Satyrinae; Danainae). British Journal of Entomology and Natural History, 14: 1-27. reference page 
  • Tennent, W.J., 2001b. A new species of Ionolyce Toxopeus, from the Solomon Islands (Santa Cruz Group) and Vanuatu (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Australian Entomologist, 28(2): 41-44. reference page 
  • Tennent, W.J., 2001c. Notes on bochus group species of the genus Jamides Hübner in the Santa Cruz islands (Solomon Islands), with description of a new subspecies of Jamides amarauge Druce (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Australian Entomologist 28(2): 45-48, 1 pl., 4 figs. reference page 
  • Tennent, W.J., 2001d. What is Nacaduba mallicolo markira Tite? A new species of Nacaduba Moore from the Solomon Islands (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Australian Entomologist, 28(3): 85-90. reference page 
  • Tennent, W.J., 2001e. Three new Hypochrysops C. & R. Felder, 1860 taxa from the Solomon Islands, including a new species from the Santa Cruz Group (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Australian Entomologist, 28(3): 91-96. reference page 
  • Tennent, W.J., 2001f. Further notes on the Deudorix affinis group in the south pacific (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Australian Entomologist, 28(4): 137-140. reference page 



  • Tennent, W.J., 2003. Three new butterfly subspecies from northern Vanuatu (Lepidoptera; Lycaenidae). Futao 45: 22-24. reference page 
  • Tennent, W.J., 2003b. Two elusive new Prosotas Druce, 1891 (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) from the New Hebrides archipelago (Solomon Islands and Vanuatu). Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 36: 39-44. reference page 
  • Tennent, W.J., 2003. On the identity of New Hebrides (Vanuatu) Deudorix Hewitson, including description of a new subspecies of D. mathewi Druce (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 36: 45-49. Reference page. 




  • Tennent, W.J., 2008. A new Deudorix Hewitson, 1863, from New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 50: 19-23. Reference page. 
  • Tennent, W.J., 2008. Citation of the contents of The Fruhstorfer Collection of Butterflies: Catalogue of Types... published in the 1920s. Entomologist's Gazette: 59: 41-53. Reference page.