Charaxes varanes vologeses Mabille, 1876

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: 35

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Charaxes varanes vologeses Mabille, 1876
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126. Charaxes varanes vologeses Mabille, 1876 

WL: 43mm. This species typically flies in dry forest and dense savanna. Subspecies C. v. vologeses  occurs throughout tropical Africa, while the nominate subspecies flies in Southern Africa. The caterpillars feed on a number of species of Sapindaceae  and Anacardiaceae  .

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió , 45 specimens (JB)  . Gabú: Beli, 0 5.07.2009, 1♂ 2♀ (BS 28675, 29163/ 29165). Quinar a: Buba Tombo ( PNLC), 18.07.2009, 4♂ 1♀ (BS 29145/29146, 29157/ 29158, 29198). Cantanha ( PNLC), 0 6.08. 2006, 4♂ (BS 2874, 28676/28678)  . Tombali: Coli , 12.07.2006, 1♂ (BS 28679). 

Previous references. Regions: Biombo, Oio, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Bivar-de-Sousa & Passos-de- Carvalho (1987), Larsen (2005), Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2008a).

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