Acraea (Acraea) neobule neobule Doubleday, 1847

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

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-FFD2-FF0E-F9B1FCBAF8C9

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scientific name

Acraea (Acraea) neobule neobule Doubleday, 1847
status

 

196. Acraea (Acraea) neobule neobule Doubleday, 1847 

WL: 23mm. The species is known to occur in savanna and cultivated areas throughout the Afrotropical Region. A. n. seis, described from Gambia and reported to extend from Senegal to Nigeria, is presently considered in the nominate subspecies synonymy as a somewhat darker morph (Larsen, 2005); subspecies A. n. arabica occurs in southwest Arabia and A. n. legrandi in the Seychelles. Caterpillars feed on species of Passifloraceae  , Tiliaceae  , Malvaceae  and Convolvulaceae  .

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

Previous references. Regions: Without a precise location. Authors: Larsen (2005), Consciência et al. (2008).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Acraea