Meza indusiata ( Mabille, 1891 )

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: 55-56

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-FFDB-FFD4-FF0E-F85EFCBAFE99

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Meza indusiata ( Mabille, 1891 )
status

 

222. Meza indusiata ( Mabille, 1891)  WL: 17mm. This is an uncommon skipper that inhabits all types of forest and is known from Senegal to Angola and Uganda. The caterpillars feed on Hugonia  ( Linaceae  ). 

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, rare (JB). 

Previous references. Regions: Without a precise location. Authors: Larsen (2005).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Hesperiidae

Genus

Meza