62 Mr. F. Moore's 3Ionograph III. A Monograph of the Genus Adolias, a Genus of Diurnal Lepidoptera belonging to the Family Nympha-lidse. By Frederic Moore, Esq., Assist. Museum, Hon. East Ind. Company. [Read Oct. 5th, 1857.] Being engaged upon the present genus in the compilation of a descriptive " Catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Hon. East India Company," and knowing that many of the species of Adolias described by the earlier authors have not been thoroughly worked out, I have endeavoured in the following pages to supply descriptions of some of those which have, hitherto, been imperfectly identified, and also of the new species contained in the various collections in this country, viz., from the Collections of the British Museum, Hon. East India Company, Entomological Society of London, Hopean Collection at Oxford, W. W. Saunders, Esq., J. O. Westwood, Esq., and W. C. Hewitson, Esq., to whom my best thanks are due for the kindness in allowing their specimens to be described in the fol-lowing monograph. Genus Adolias, Boisduval. Adolias, Boisd. Spec. Gen. Lep. Planches, p. 2, t. 3, f. 2 (1836); Westwood, in Doubleday and Hewitson's Di-urnal Lep. p. 289. Aconthea, Horsfield, Catal. Lep. Mus. East India Comp. t. 8, f. 6 (1829). Symphcedra, Eidhalia, Cymothoe (pt.), Hiibner. Nymphnlis (pt.), Godart. Itaiius, E. Doubleday, MS. (1847). 1. Adolias Aconthea, Cramer. S 2 Papilio Aconthea, Cramer, Pap. Exot, ii. t. 134, f. D. E. ^ F. G. 2 (1779). Nymphalis Aconthea, Godart, Enc. Meih. ix. p. 383. Cymolhu'e Aconthea, Hiibner, Verz. bek. Schmett. p. 39. Adolias Aconthea, Boisduval, Spec. Gen. Lep. Planches, p. 2, t. 3, f. 2 (1836); E. Doubleday, List Lep. Brit. Mus. pt. i. p. 103 ; Westwood, in Doubleday and Hewitson's Diurnal Lep. p. 291, n. \.