Acraea (Acraea) camaena ( Drury, 1773 )

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: 50-51

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-FFDC-FFD1-FF0E-F826FC9CFEC2

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Acraea (Acraea) camaena ( Drury, 1773 )
status

 

197. Acraea (Acraea) camaena ( Drury, 1773) 

WL: 32mm. This species flies in dry forest, usually in small numbers, though population explosions may occur. It ranges from Senegal to Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo and Angola. The caterpillars are known to feed on Passifloraceae  and Verbenacaeae.

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

Previous references. Regions: Tombali. Authors: Ackery et al. (1995), D’Abrera (1997), Larsen (2005), Consciência et al. (2008).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Acraea