Junonia chorimene Guérin-Méneville, 1844

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: 41

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-FFC5-FFCB-FF0E-FBE2FC9CFA66

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scientific name

Junonia chorimene Guérin-Méneville, 1844
status

 

154. Junonia chorimene Guérin-Méneville, 1844 

WL: 26mm. This species is typical of Guinea savanna and is distributed along the dry areas of Gambia to Ethiopia, northern Kenya and southwestern Arabia. The known host-plants belong to the genera Asystasia  , Barleria  , Hypoestes, Paulowilhelmia  and Ruellia  ( Acanthaceae  ). 

Studied material. Bafatá: Tabandinto , woodland, 10.02.2013, 1♂ (SV) (CZ000011022); Brincasse, cashew, 0 6.02.2013, 1♀ (SV) (CZ000011024)  . Cacheu: Caió, several specimens (JB)  . Gabú: Biricunda, woodland, 0 4.03.2013, 1♂ (SV) (CZ000011021); Cansamanje , woodland, 21.02.2013, 1♀ (SV) (CZ000011023). 

Previous references. Regions: Biombo, Bolama, Tombali. Authors: Aurivillius (1910), Bacelar (1949), 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

Junonia