Junonia oenone oenone ( Linnaeus, 1758 )

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: 40

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-FFCA-FFC4-FF0E-FC54FC9CFAF5

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scientific name

Junonia oenone oenone ( Linnaeus, 1758 )
status

 

149. Junonia oenone oenone ( Linnaeus, 1758) 

WL: 26mm. This is a ubiquitous butterfly found primarily in savanna, but also occurring in degraded forest areas and clearings. It is known throughout most of sub-Saharan Africa and southern Arabia. Host-plants consist of several species of Acanthaceae  .

Studied material. Cacheu: Banhinda ( PNTC), 25.07.2009, 1♂ (BS 29131); Caió, several specimens (JB)  . Gabú: Biricunda, 0 3.03.2013, 1♀ SV (CZ000011017)  . Tombali: Mato de Caiquene ( PNFC), 11.07.2009, 1♂ 1♀ (BS 29087, 29230). 

Previous references. Regions: Bafatá, Biombo, Bolama, Cacheu, Gabú, Oio, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Aurivillius (1910) and Bacelar (1948) —both as Precis clelia  –, Bivar-de-Sousa & Passos-de-Carvalho (1987), Bivar-de-Sousa & Mendes (1999), 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