Semalea pulvina

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

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-FFD5-FF0E-F9B2FE6EF8E1

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Semalea pulvina
status

 

221. Semalea pulvina  (Plӧtz, 1879)

WL: 16mm. This species inhabits forests and occurs along most of tropical Africa from Senegal to Angola, Uganda, Kenya and Mozambique. Caterpillars reportedly feed on Zingiberaceae  . 

Previous references. Regions: Bolama, Gabú. Authors: Aurivillius (1910), Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2007).

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

Obs.: As previously mentioned, the PNLC references to this species by Mendes et al. (2007), actually concern Astictopterus abjecta  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Hesperiidae

Genus

Semalea