Junonia orithya madagascariensis ( Guenée, 1865 )

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-FDECFC93FC05

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scientific name

Junonia orithya madagascariensis ( Guenée, 1865 )
status

 

148. Junonia orithya madagascariensis ( Guenée, 1865) 

WL: 24mm. J. orithya  is a species of the Sudan savanna, able to inhabit degraded forest areas. Often migratory, it occurs throughout mainland Africa, Madagascar and the Seychelles. The caterpillars are polyphagous, feeding on several Acanthaceae  , Convolvulaceae  , Plantaginaceae  , Scrophulariaceae  and Verbenaceae  .

Studied material. Cacheu  : Cacheu, 27.10.2009, 1 specimen (FR). Caió  , 2 specimens (JB). Cansamanje, woodland, 22.02.2013, 1♀ (SV) (CZ000011010). Gabú: Cumpangol , no date, 1 specimen (FR). 

Previous references. Regions: Bafatá, Bolama, Gabú, Oio. 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: F; CS: LC.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Junonia