Acraea (Acraea) quirina quirina ( Fabricius, 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: 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-FB72FC9CF9AE

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Acraea (Acraea) quirina quirina ( Fabricius, 1781 )
status

 

195. Acraea (Acraea) quirina quirina ( Fabricius, 1781) 

WL: 21mm. This is a forest species that may also occur in the forest transition to Guinea savanna. It is known from Senegal to Angola, eastwards to western Kenya and Tanzania and south Sudan . A second subspecies  , A. q. rosa, is known from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania east of the Rift valley and Malawi. Known host-plants are species of Rinorea  ( Violaceae  ) and Drypetes  ( Euphorbiaceae  ). 

Studied material. Tombali: Mato de Lautchande ( PNFC), 0 9.07.2009, 2♂ (BS 29121/29122). 

Previous references. Regions: Bafatá, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Consciência et al. (2008).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Acraea