Leptosia hybrida hybrida Bernardi, 1952

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: 16-17

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-FFF3-FF0E-F8B7FC9BFF72

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Leptosia hybrida hybrida Bernardi, 1952
status

 

33. Leptosia hybrida hybrida Bernardi, 1952 

WL: 24mm. This is a forest species. The black apical margin on the forewing is more developed than that of similar L. alcesta  , and the black subapical spot does not surpass space 3. The species is known along West Africa from Guinea-Bissau to DRC. The caterpillars feed on various species of Capparis  ( Capparaceae  ). Studied material  . Cacheu: Caió , 1 specimen (JB). 

Previous references. Regions: Quinara. Authors: Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2007). Probable abundance and proposed status. AB: R; CS: VU.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Pieridae

Genus

Leptosia