Neptis melicerta ( Drury, 1773 )

Bivar-De-Sousa, António, Vasconcelos, Sasha, Mendes, Luís F., Larsen, Torben B., Baker, Jon & Guilherme, João L., 2016, Butterflies of Guinea-Bissau: VIII. New data, new reports, corrections and biodiversity (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea), Zootaxa 4201 (1), pp. 1-77: 45

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4201.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3EB08193-954B-49BF-A989-1E73AC070E6B

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A50287F3-FFC1-FFCF-FF0E-FF11FC93FE2E

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Neptis melicerta ( Drury, 1773 )
status

 

170. Neptis melicerta ( Drury, 1773) 

WL: 22mm. N. melicerta  is known to fly in all forest types, ranging from Guinea-Bissau to Nigeria and through equatorial Africa to western Uganda. The known host-plants are species of Fabaceae  and Sapindaceae  . 

Studied material. Tombali: Mato de Lautchande ( PNFC), 12.07.2009, 1♂ (BS 29142). 

Previous references. Regions: Bafatá, Biombo, Bolama, Gabú, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Bacelar (1949), Villiers (1949), Larsen (2005), Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2008b).

Probable abundance and proposed status. AB: F; CS: LC.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Neptis