Acraea (Acraea) alcinoe alcinoe ( Felder & Felder, 1865 )

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: 51

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4201.1.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Acraea (Acraea) alcinoe alcinoe ( Felder & Felder, 1865 )
status

 

199. Acraea (Acraea) alcinoe alcinoe ( Felder & Felder, 1865) 

WL: 35 mm. Described from Guinea-Bissau where it was collected by Ch  . F. Neben (C. & R. Felder, 1865), the nominate subspecies ranges from the southern part of the country to southern Nigeria  . Currently, only one other subspecies is recognized: A. a. nado from Ethiopia ( Pierre & Bernaud, 2013, 2014). The known host-plants are species of Adenia  ( Passifloraceae  ). 

Previous references. Regions: Bissau, Quinara. Authors: C. & R. Felder (1865), Aurivillius (1910), Bivarde-Sousa & Passos-de-Carvalho (1987), Consciência et al. (2008).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Acraea