Acraea (Acraea) pseudegina Westwood, 1852

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: 49-50

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-FFDD-FFD2-FF0E-F888FC93FF5E

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scientific name

Acraea (Acraea) pseudegina Westwood, 1852
status

 

192. Acraea (Acraea) pseudegina Westwood, 1852 

WL: 34mm. A. pseudegina  occurs more frequently in savanna, though it may also colonize forest and agricultural areas. It ranges from Senegal to Angola, Uganda, northwestern Tanzania , western Kenya, Ethiopia and southern Sudan. The caterpillars are known on some species of Passifloraceae  . 

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, rarely seen (JB).

Previous references. Regions: Bafatá, Biombo, Bissau, Gabú, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Aurivillius (1910), Bacelar (1948, 1949), Bivar-de-Sousa & Passos-de-Carvalho (1987), Larsen (2005), Consciência et al. (2008).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Acraea