Ypthima asterope asterope (Klug, 1832)

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-FF58FC6EFDB1

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scientific name

Ypthima asterope asterope (Klug, 1832)
status

 

123. Ypthima asterope asterope (Klug, 1832) 

WL: 14mm. Y. asterope  is typical of savanna and flies from Senegal to Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Djibouti. The species is also present in the eastern Mediterranean and from the Middle East to India. The hostplants consist of several species of Poaceae  . 

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, locally common (JB)  . Gabú: Taibata , woodland, 24.02.2013, 1♂ (SV) (CZ000010987); Fasadji, woodland  , 19.02.2013, 1♂ (SV) (CZ000010988); Cansamanje, woodland, 21.02.2013, 1♂ (SV) (CZ000010989).

Previous references. Regions: Bissau, Tombali. Authors: Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2008a).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Ypthima