Bicyclus milyas (Hewitson, 1864)

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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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4201.1.1

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scientific name

Bicyclus milyas (Hewitson, 1864)
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113. Bicyclus milyas (Hewitson, 1864) 

WL: 22mm. The species ranges from Senegal to DRC, northwestern Kenya, Sudan and Ethiopia. The natural host-plants are unknown, but caterpillars have been bred on Imperata cylindrica  and Pennisetum purpureum  ( Poaceae  ).

Studied material. Gabú: Beli , 0 3.07.2009, 4♂ 3♀ (BS 28980/28981, 28986/28988, 29350, 29364/29365); Sintchã-Dembel, woodland, 0 7.03.2013  , 1♀ (SV) (CZ000011003).

Previous references. Regions: Biombo, Bissau, Gabú, Oio. Authors: Bacelar (1949), Larsen (2005), Bivarde-Sousa et al. (2008a).

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