Borbo fanta ( Evans, 1937 )

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: 58

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-FFD4-FFDA-FF0E-FB03FC6EFAF4

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Plazi

scientific name

Borbo fanta ( Evans, 1937 )
status

 

*237. Borbo fanta ( Evans, 1937) 

WL: 18mm. This is a savanna skipper that ranges along most of Africa from Gambia to Angola, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe to Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. Its occurrence in Guinea-Bissau, reported here for the first time, was thus expected. The caterpillars feed on Poaceae  . 

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, frequent (JB).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Hesperiidae

Genus

Borbo