Oboronia guessfeldti ( Dewitz, 1879 )

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-FD50FC6EFC05

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scientific name

Oboronia guessfeldti ( Dewitz, 1879 )
status

 

95. Oboronia guessfeldti ( Dewitz, 1879) 

WL: 15mm. The species is found mainly in dry forest, occurring throughout West Africa from Senegal to Nigeria, in Central Africa in Cameroon, CARAbout CAR, Congo, DRC and Angola, and in East Africa in Zambia, Uganda and western Kenya   . The caterpillars are known on Costus  ( Costaceae  ) and Zinziber  (Zinziberaceae). Previous references. Regions: Bafatá, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2008). Probable abundance and proposed status. AB: NF; CS: LC. 

CAR

Museo de Historia Natural La Salle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lycaenidae

Genus

Oboronia