Appias sylvia sylvia ( Fabricius, 1775 )

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: 16

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-FFE2-FFEC-FF0E-FF58FC6EFDB1

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scientific name

Appias sylvia sylvia ( Fabricius, 1775 )
status

 

29. Appias sylvia sylvia ( Fabricius, 1775) 

WL: 27mm. The species occurs in all types of forest and is occasionally quite common. It ranges from Senegal to Cameroon and northern DRC. Caterpillars feed on Drypetes  and Phyllanthus  ( Euphorbiaceae  ) and on Ritchiea  ( Capparaceae  ). 

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió (JB) 1♀  . Quinara: Buba Tombo ( PNLC), 17.07.2009, 1♂ (BS 29337)  . Tombali: Mato de Lautchande ( PNFC), 0 9.07.2009, 2♂ (BS 29276, 29338). 

Previous references. Regions: Quinara. Authors: Mendes & Bivar-de-Sousa (2006), Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2007).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Pieridae

Genus

Appias