Charaxes viola viola Butler, 1866

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: 38

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Charaxes viola viola Butler, 1866
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140. Charaxes viola viola Butler, 1866 

WL: 31mm. A typical savanna species whose nominate subspecies occurs from Senegal to Cameroon and Chad. The caterpillars feed on Acacia  , Albizia  and Entada  ( Fabaceae  ). 

Studied material. Bafatá: Dulombi , woodland, 28.02.2013, 1♂ (SV) (CZ000011013)  . Cacheu: Caió , 8 specimens (JB)  . Tombali: Coli , 0 6.07.2006, 2♂ 1♀ (BS 28667, 28669). 

Previous references. Regions: Bafatá, Biombo, Oio, Tombali. Authors: Bivar-de-Sousa & Passos-de- Carvalho (1987), Larsen (2005), Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2008a).

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