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, CARAbout 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

Museo de Historia Natural La Salle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Ypthima