Azanus isis ( Drury, 1773 )

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

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-FFFE-FF0E-FF11FC93FE52

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Azanus isis ( Drury, 1773 )
status

 

99. Azanus isis ( Drury, 1773) 

WL: 14mm. A. isis  is a butterfly known mainly in dry forest and forest-savanna mosaic. It ranges from Senegal to Nigeria, Cameroon, Congo, Angola, DRC, northwestern Zambia and Ethiopia (Larsen, 2005). The caterpillars feed on several Fabaceae  , especially on Dichrostachys cinerea  .

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, common (JB)  . Gabú: Beli, 0 3.07.2009, 2♂ (BS28961, 29347)  . Quinara: Cantanha ( PNLC)  , 15.07.2009, 1♀ (BS 29366); Buba Tombo ( PNLC), 17.07.2009, 3♂ (BS 29210/29212). Tombali: ( PNFC), Mato de Cambeque ( PNFC)  , 12.07.2009, 1♀ (BS 29213).

Previous references. Regions: Biombo, Cacheu, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Bivar-de-Sousa & Passos-de- Carvalho (1986), Bivar-de-Sousa & Mendes (1999), Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2008).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lycaenidae

Genus

Azanus