Byblia anvatara crameri Aurivillius, 1894

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: 42

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-FFC4-FFCA-FF0E-FB6BFC9CF934

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scientific name

Byblia anvatara crameri Aurivillius, 1894
status

 

158. Byblia anvatara crameri Aurivillius, 1894 

WL: 24mm. B. anvatara  occurs in almost all types of habitats, but mainly in Guinea savanna in West Africa  . The present subspecies is found in West and Central Africa, from Gambia to Angola and Uganda. The nominate subspecies is endemic to Madagascar, Comoro and Glorieuse Islands   . B. a. acheloia flies from South Africa to southern Ethiopia and Sudan along East Africa, and B. a. boydi is endemic to Socotra Island. The host-plants belong to the genera Tragia  and Dalechampia  ( Euphorbiaceae  ). 

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, not frequent (JB)  . Gabú: Kobolo , 0 2.07.2009, 1♂ (BS 29135); Canjadude, 0 1.07.2009  , 1♂ (BS 29154); Beli, 3-5.07.2009, 3♂ 1♀ (BS 29140, 29209, 29485/29486); ibid, 1♀ (JG 9) (CZ 5896).

Previous references. Regions: Bolama, Gabú, Oio, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Aurivillius (1910), Bacelar (1949), Bivar-de-Sousa & Passos-de-Carvalho (1987), Larsen (2005), Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2008b).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Byblia