Papilio cyproeofila cyproeofila Butler, 1868

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

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

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scientific name

Papilio cyproeofila cyproeofila Butler, 1868
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*6. Papilio cyproeofila cyproeofila Butler, 1868 

WL: 55mm. P. cyproeofila  constitutes a new record for Guinea-Bissau. It was the most common papilionid observed in forest, also leaving this habitat at times. The nominate subspecies is hereafter known from Guinea- Bissau to Nigeria. Other subspecies are known to occur southwards to the nominate one. Caterpillars feed on several species of Piperaceae  .

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió (JB).

Probable abundance and proposed status. AB: R; CS: VU.