Gegenes hottentota Latreille, 1824

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: 59-60

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4201.1.1

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scientific name

Gegenes hottentota Latreille, 1824
status

 

*244. Gegenes hottentota Latreille, 1824 

WL: 14mm. G. hottentota  occurs primarily in dry forest, although it may also fly in herbaceous exposed areas and in forest clearings. This species was not previously known from Guinea-Bissau although it is distributed throughout Africa and in southwestern Arabia. The caterpillars feed on several Poaceae  .

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, not frequent (JB).

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

List of species with a high probability of occurring in Guinea-Bissau, but which have not yet been observed in the country (species whose known range extends from Gambia or Senegal to other West African countries) 

Family Lycaenidae  Subfamily Miletinae 

Lachnocnema emperamus ( Snellen, 1872) 

Lachnocnema vuattouxi Libert, 1996 

Subfamily Theclinae 

Iolaus (Iolaphilus) iulus (Hewitson, 1869) 

Stugeta marmoreus marmoreus (Butler, 1866) 

Subfamily Polyommatinae 

Triclema nigeriae ( Aurivillius, 1905) 

Family Nymphalidae 

Subfamily Charaxinae 

Euxanthe eurinome eurinome ( Cramer, 1775) 

Palla decius ( Cramer, 1777) 

Subfamily Limenitidinae 

Euryphura chalcis (Felder & Felder, 1860) 

Neptis alta Overlaet, 1955 

Subfamily Heliconiinae 

Acraea (Acraea) vesperalis Grose-Smith, 1890 

Family Hesperiidae 

Subfamily Pyrginae

Eagris denuba denuba (Plötz, 1879) 

Eretis lugens ( Rogenhofer, 1891) 

Triskelionia tricerata ( Mabille, 1891) 

Subfamily Hesperiinae 

Andronymus neander neander (Plötz, 1884) 

Artitropa comus (Stoll, 1782) 

Borbo fallax ( Gaede, 1916) 

Borbo micans  ( Holland, 1896)

Borbo perobscura ( Druce, 1912) 

Caenides dacela ( Hewitson, 1876) 

Celaenorrhinus galenus ( Fabricius, 1793) 

Gegenes pumilio gambica ( Mabille, 1878) 

Hypoleucis ophiusa ophiusa (Hewitson, 1866) 

Leona halma ( Evans, 1937) 

Monza alberti  ( Holland, 1896)

Parosmodes morantii axis Evans, 1937 

Platylesches chamaeleon ( Mabille, 1891) 

Platylesches morigambia ( Larsen, 2013) 

Semalea arela ( Mabille, 1891) 

Species reported from the forests of Guinea may also occur in Guinea-Bissau’s southern Tombali region (Cantanhez and Cacine forests) and on the border between the southeastern Boé sector and Guinea  . Those known from dry savanna in Mauritania, Mali and southern Senegal (Basse Casamance), may also extend to the drier areas of northern Guinea-Bissau   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Hesperiidae

Genus

Gegenes

Loc

Gegenes hottentota Latreille, 1824

Bivar-De-Sousa, António, Vasconcelos, Sasha, Mendes, Luís F., Larsen, Torben B., Baker, Jon & Guilherme, João L. 2016

2016
Loc

Platylesches morigambia (

Larsen 2013

2013
Loc

Lachnocnema vuattouxi

Libert 1996

1996
Loc

Neptis alta

Overlaet 1955

1955
Loc

Leona halma (

Evans 1937

1937
Loc

Parosmodes morantii axis

Evans 1937

1937
Loc

Borbo fallax (

Gaede 1916

1916
Loc

Borbo perobscura (

Druce 1912

1912
Loc

Triclema nigeriae (

Aurivillius 1905

1905
Loc

Eretis lugens (

Rogenhofer 1891

1891
Loc

Triskelionia tricerata (

Mabille 1891

1891
Loc

Platylesches chamaeleon (

Mabille 1891

1891
Loc

Semalea arela (

Mabille 1891

1891
Loc

Acraea (Acraea) vesperalis

Grose-Smith 1890

1890
Loc

Eagris denuba denuba (Plötz, 1879)

Plotz 1879

1879
Loc

Gegenes pumilio gambica (

Mabille 1878

1878
Loc

Caenides dacela (

Hewitson 1876

1876
Loc

Lachnocnema emperamus (

Snellen 1872

1872
Loc

Hypoleucis ophiusa ophiusa

Hewitson 1866

1866
Loc

Euryphura chalcis

Felder & Felder 1860

1860
Loc

Celaenorrhinus galenus (

Fabricius 1793

1793
Loc

Palla decius (

Cramer 1777

1777
Loc

Euxanthe eurinome eurinome (

Cramer 1775

1775