Graphium angolanus baronis ( Ungemach, 1932 )

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: 10-11

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4201.1.1

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scientific name

Graphium angolanus baronis ( Ungemach, 1932 )
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7. Graphium angolanus baronis ( Ungemach, 1932) 

WL: 40mm. This is a typical savanna species and is quite common in Guinea-Bissau. The present subspecies flies from Mauritania to Cameroon, Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya. The caterpillars feed mainly on Annonaceae  : Annona senegalensis  , A. squamosa  , Hexalobus monopetalus  , although they are also known on Apocynaceae  : Landolphia  spp. and on Malpighiaceae  : Sphedamnocarpus pruriens  . 

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, common (JB)  . Gabú: Canjadude, 02- 06.07.2009, 2♀ (BS 29612, 29618); Kobolo, 02  - 06.07.2009, 2♂ (BS 29819, 29536); Ché Ché, 02- 04.07.2009, 4♂ (BS 29671, 29832, 29535, 29611); Ché Ché, margin of the Corubal river , several specimens (JG). 

Previous references. Regions: Bafatá, Biombo, Bissau, Oio, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Bacelar (1949), Villiers (1949), Bivar-de-Sousa & Mendes (1999), Smith & Vane-Wright (2001), Larsen (2005), Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2007).

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