Bicyclus dorothea dorothea ( Cramer, 1779 )

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: 33

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Bicyclus dorothea dorothea ( Cramer, 1779 )


116. Bicyclus dorothea dorothea ( Cramer, 1779) 

WL: 19mm. This is one of the most common butterflies of the West African forests. It ranges from Guinea- Bissau to Nigeria, Cameroon, CAR, DRC and northern Angola. The caterpillars feed on a number of Poaceae  . Previous references. Regions: Biombo, Gabú, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2008a). Probable abundance and proposed status. GA: PF; EC: LC.


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