Zophopetes cerymica ( Hewitson, 1867 )

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 cerymica ( Hewitson, 1867 )


225. Zophopetes cerymica ( Hewitson, 1867) 

WL: 27mm. Z. cerymica  is a crepuscular species distributed from Senegal to Angola and eastern DRC. Its distribution follows that of its host-plants - several palm species including coconut trees ( Arecaceae  ).

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió , common (JB), in the ABRI. 

Previous references. Regions: Cacheu, Oio. Authors: Bivar-de-Sousa & Passos-de-Carvalho (1987), Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2007).

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