Dixeia orbona orbona ( Geyer, 1837 )

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: 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-FFE3-FFED-FF0E-F96CFC6EF87D

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Dixeia orbona orbona ( Geyer, 1837 )
status

 

28. Dixeia orbona orbona ( Geyer, 1837) 

WL: 22mm. The species is uncommon in Guinea-Bissau, and flies mainly in dense savanna and in dry forest. The nominate subspecies ranges from Senegal to Nigeria. The host-plants are Capparis  spp. ( Capparaceae  ).

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió , 1 specimen (JB). 

Previous references. Regions: Biombo, Bissau, Bolama, Quinara. Authors: Aurivillius (1910), Bacelar (1949), Bivar-de-Sousa & Passos-de-Carvalho (1987), Larsen (2005), 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

Dixeia