Zizina antanossa (Mabille, 1877)

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: 30-31

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-FFF0-FFFD-FF0E-F81CFC9CFEE6

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Zizina antanossa (Mabille, 1877)
status

 

*103. Zizina antanossa (Mabille, 1877) 

WL: 12mm. Z. antanossa  is typical of the Guinea savanna, distributed along all the favourable biotopes of Africa and in southwestern Arabia   . The species is a faunistic novelty for Guinea-Bissau, although Larsen (2005) already suspected its occurrence in the country. Known host-plants are Desmodium incanum  and species of Indigofera  ( Fabaceae  ).

Studied material. Gabú: Sintchã-Manga , woodland, 0 5.04.2013, 1♀ (SV) (CZ000011054). Probable abundance and proposed status. AB: R; CS: LC. 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lycaenidae

Genus

Zizina