Zophopetes ganda Evans, 1937

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

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-FFDA-FFD4-FF0E-FD7CFC8DFBA8

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scientific name

Zophopetes ganda Evans, 1937
status

 

*224. Zophopetes ganda Evans, 1937 

WL: 20mm. Z. ganda  is assigned for the first time to Guinea-Bissau, which now constitutes the northernmost geographical limit of its known range. This species is known by rare specimens from West Africa ( Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin and Nigeria), Cameroon, Gabon, CARAbout CAR, Uganda and Tanzania (Larsen, 2005). The caterpillars feed on Arecaceae  , frequent in the area of Cantanhez, where most of the production of palm-oil ( Elaeis guineensis  ) in the country is carried out.

Studied material. Tombali: Jemberem ( PNFC), 14.07.2009, 1♀ (BS 29526). 

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

CAR

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