Fresna netopha ( Hewitson, 1878 )

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: 57

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-FFD5-FFDB-FF0E-FF11FC9CFEC2

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Fresna netopha ( Hewitson, 1878 )
status

 

*228. Fresna netopha ( Hewitson, 1878) 

WL: 17mm. This species occurs mainly in the transition between forest and Guinea savanna, and is distributed from Guinea-Bissau - from where it is reported as a faunistic novelty—to DRC, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and northeastern Zambia . The caterpillars feed on Pericopsis  ( Fabaceae  ). 

Studied material. Quinara: Buba ( ABRI, seen by Larsen). 

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Hesperiidae

Genus

Fresna