Pardaleodes edipus Stoll, 1781

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

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Pardaleodes edipus Stoll, 1781


217. Pardaleodes edipus Stoll, 1781 

WL: 16mm. According to Larsen (2005), this species is the most common of the skippers occurring in West African forests, though it does not appear to be abundant or widespread in Guinea-Bissau  . It is found across West Africa from Senegal to DRC. Host-plants are still unknown. 

Previous references. Regions: Quinara. Authors: Bivar-de-Sousa & Mendes (1999), Mendes et al. (2007).

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