Acleros ploetzi Mabille, 1890

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-FCE3FC93FBDC

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Acleros ploetzi Mabille, 1890
status

 

219. Acleros ploetzi Mabille, 1890 

WL: 15mm. A. ploetzi  is widely distributed in forest biotopes but is also present in secondary vegetation. It is known from Senegal to Angola, western Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique. The caterpillars are known to feed on Vigna unguiculata  ( Fabaceae  ). 

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

Previous references. Regions: Bolama, Quinara. Authors: Aurivillius (1910), Bivar-de-Sousa & Passos-de- Carvalho (1987), Bivar-de-Sousa & Mendes (1997), Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2007).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Hesperiidae

Genus

Acleros