Sarangesa brigida brigida Pl

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: 53

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Sarangesa brigida brigida Pl


208. Sarangesa brigida brigida Pl  ӧtz, 1879

WL: 16mm. S. brigida  occurs mainly in semi-deciduous forest, but is frequently found along forest trails, clearings and forest margins. The nominate subspecies ranges from Guinea-Bissau to Nigeria and other subspecies are known along Central and East Africa. The host-plants remain unknown.

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

Previous references. Regions: Without a precise location. Authors: Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2007).

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