Cyrestis camillus camillus ( Fabricius, 1781 )

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

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Cyrestis camillus camillus ( Fabricius, 1781 )


157. Cyrestis camillus camillus ( Fabricius, 1781) 

WL: 38mm. C. camillus  is a sylvicolous butterfly more frequent in secondary than in primary forest. The nominate subspecies is distributed from Senegal to Angola, Zambia, Uganda, western Kenya and Ethiopia. Known host-plants are several Moraceae  ( Morus  , Antiaris, Chlorophora  , Ficus  ). 

Studied material. Quinara: Cantanha ( PNLC), 18.07.2009, 1♂ (BS 28973); Tunani  , 15.07.2006, 1♂ (BS 29177).

Previous references. Regions: Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2008b). 

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