Gnophodes betsimena parmeno (Doubleday, 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: 32

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Gnophodes betsimena parmeno (Doubleday, 1849)


108. Gnophodes betsimena parmeno (Doubleday, 1849) 

WL: 35mm. The species is a forest element known from riparian forest, open forest and dense savanna. The subspecies occurs from Guinea-Bissau to Nigeria, and Cameroon to DRC, Zambia, Uganda, western Tanzania and Kenya, southern Sudan and Ethiopia. The caterpillars feed on several Poaceae  . 

Previous references. Regions: Bafatá, Bolama, Quinara. Authors: Aurivillius (1910), Bacelar (1949), Bivarde-Sousa et al. (2008a). 

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