Belenois (Anaphaeis) aurota aurota ( Fabricius, 1793 )

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: 14-15

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-FFE0-FFED-FF0E-F943FC9CFF5E

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scientific name

Belenois (Anaphaeis) aurota aurota ( Fabricius, 1793 )
status

 

23. Belenois (Anaphaeis) aurota aurota ( Fabricius, 1793) 

WL: 27mm. The species ranges throughout Africa, Madagascar and the Oriental Region. Despite occurring primarily in savanna, it can also be found in disturbed forest. The caterpillars feed on Capparaceae  ( Maerua  , Capparis  and Boscia  ).

Studied material. Bafatá: Bambadinca , woodland, 11.03.2013, 1♂ (SV) (CZ0000109599); Bangacia, no date  , 1 specimen (FR); Dulombi , cashew, 28.02.2013  , 1♂ (SV) (CZ000010957). Cacheu: Caió, from mid- November, not before (JB)  . Gabú: Cansamanje , woodland, 22.02.2013, 1♂ (SV) (CZ000010958); Sintchã- Dembel, cashew, 0 7.03.2013  , 1♂ (SV) (CZ000010960);

Previous references. Regions: Biombo, Bissau, Oio. Authors: Aurivillius (1910), Larsen (2005), Bivar-de- Sousa et al. (2007).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Pieridae

Genus

Belenois