Belenois (Belenois) hedyle ianthe ( Doubleday, 1842 )

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-FB49FC9CF9F6

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Plazi

scientific name

Belenois (Belenois) hedyle ianthe ( Doubleday, 1842 )
status

 

27. Belenois (Belenois) hedyle ianthe ( Doubleday, 1842) 

WL: 30mm. Males are bright yellow with black margins and females may be pale yellow or whitish. The species typically flies in dry forest and in forest-savanna mosaic. The present subspecies occurs in Guinea-Bissau, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The host-plants are several Capparaceae  .

Studied material. Quinara: Cantanha ( PNLC), 15- 17.06.2009, 7♂ 1♀ (BS 29266/29267, 29327/29331, 29333); Buba Tombo ( PNLC)  , 18.07.2009, 1♀ (BS 29268). Tombali: Mato de Cambeque, ( PNFC)  , 13.07.2009, 2♂ (BS 29263/29264); Mato de Caiquene ( PNFC), 11.07.2009, 1♂ (BS 29333); Mato de Amidara ( PNFC), 14.07.2009, 1♂ (BS 29265).

Previous references. Regions: Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Talbot (1943), 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: C; CS: LC.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Pieridae

Genus

Belenois