Eurema (Eurema) brigitta brigitta ( Stoll, 1780 )

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: 13

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-FFE1-FFEF-FF0E-FDC1FC6BFBB6

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Eurema (Eurema) brigitta brigitta ( Stoll, 1780 )
status

 

16. Eurema (Eurema) brigitta brigitta ( Stoll, 1780) 

WL: 18mm. A savanna species centred on the Guinea savanna and common in Guinea-Bissau. The nominate subspecies occurs throughout most of sub-Saharan Africa and south-western Arabia. The caterpillars are polyphagous, feeding on several Hypericaceae  and Fabaceae  .

Studied material. Bafatá: Tabandinto , woodland, 0 9.02.2013, 1♂ (SV) (CZ000010962)  . Biombo: Quinhamel , 22.07.2009, 4♂ 1♀ (BS 29441/29444, 29524)  . Cacheu: Caió, very common (JB)  . Gabú: Canjadude, 0 2.07.2009, 4♂ 1♀ (BS 29436/ 29437, 29482/29483, 29522); Petaqui , 04- 07.07.2009, 4♂ (BS 29438/29440, 29523); Beli, 2♀ (JG 2, 31) (CZ 5896); Dongol Quebube, 1♀ (JG 26) (CZ 5897); Taibata  , 25.02.2013, 1♂ (SV) (CZ000010963).

Previous references. Regions: Biombo, Bissau, Bolama, Cacheu, Gabú, Oio, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Bacelar (1949), Bivar-de-Sousa & Passos-de-Carvalho (1987), Bivar-de-Sousa & Mendes (1999), Larsen (2005), Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2007).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Pieridae

Genus

Eurema