Ypthima doleta ( Kirby, 1880 )

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

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-FFCF-FFC1-FF0E-FDC0FC93FC05

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scientific name

Ypthima doleta ( Kirby, 1880 )
status

 

124. Ypthima doleta ( Kirby, 1880) 

WL: 18mm. The species is common in degraded forest areas. It is distributed in West Africa from Senegal to Nigeria, but extends to Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, CAR, DRC, Uganda and southern Sudan . The caterpillars feed on grasses ( Poaceae  ). 

Studied material. Bafatá: Gafati , cashew and woodland, 31.01.2013 and 0 2.02.2013, 1♂ 1♀ (SV) (CZ000010985/000010986)  . Gabú: Canjadude , 0 2.07.2009, 1♂ (BS 28974); Beli, 0 3.07.2009, 2♂ (BS 29875/ 29876); ibid, 1♂ (JG 18) (CZ 5896); Pataque, 1♂ (JG 3) (CZ 5899). 

Previous references. Regions: Bolama, Gabú, Oio, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Aurivillius (1910), Bacelar (1949), Bivar-de-Sousa & Mendes (1999), Larsen (2005), Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2008a).

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

CAR

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Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Ypthima