Bicyclus angulosus angulosus (Butler, 1868)

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: 34

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Bicyclus angulosus angulosus (Butler, 1868)


119. Bicyclus angulosus angulosus (Butler, 1868) 

WL: 20mm. The nominate subspecies occurs in dense savanna and ranges from Senegal to Nigeria, Cameroon, CAR, DRC, Sudan, Uganda, western Kenya and Ethiopia. The host-plants are unknown, but are very likely Poaceae  .

Studied material. Bafatá: Afia , woodland, 12.4.2013, 2♂ (SV) (CZ000010998/CZ000010999); Tabandinto, woodland  , 10.02.2013 2♀ (SV) (CZ000011001/CZ000011002); Dulombi, woodland, 27.02.2013, 1♀ (SV) (CZ000011000).

Previous references. Regions: Without a precise location. Authors: Larsen (2005), Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2008a).

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


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