Azanus jesous Guérin-Méneville, 1849

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: 29

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-FFF1-FFFF-FF0E-FBB1FC6EFA8E

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Plazi

scientific name

Azanus jesous Guérin-Méneville, 1849
status

 

*96. Azanus jesous Guérin-Méneville, 1849 

WL: 12m. Widely distributed along the African savannas, A. jesous  also occurs in the drier areas of the Eastern Mediterranean, Morocco, Arabian Peninsula and part of the Oriental Region, namely India and Sri Lanka  ; it is now assigned to Guinea-Bissau, although Larsen (2005) already suspected its presence in the country. The caterpillars feed on several species of Fabaceae  .

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió (JB).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lycaenidae

Genus

Azanus