Zophopetes quaternata (Mabille, 1876)

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: 56

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Zophopetes quaternata (Mabille, 1876)


*226. Zophopetes quaternata (Mabille, 1876) 

WL: 22mm. As in the previous species, Z. quaternata  is distributed according to the occurrence of its hostplant Phoenix reclinata  ( Arecaceae  ), but was known only from Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Ghana. It is reported for the first time from Guinea-Bissau.

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió , 1 specimen (JB) at ABRI. 

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