Amauris niavius niavius ( Linnaeus, 1758 )

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: 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-FFF3-FFFD-FF0E-F98BFCBAF95B

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Amauris niavius niavius ( Linnaeus, 1758 )
status

 

106. Amauris niavius niavius ( Linnaeus, 1758) 

WL: 45mm. The species occurs in degraded damp forest, dry forest and dense savanna. The nominate subspecies flies from Guinea-Bissau to Nigeria, extending through equatorial and Central Africa to Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya. The caterpillars feed on Asclepiadaceae  . 

Previous references. Regions: Tombali. Authors: Aurivillius (1910), Larsen (2005), Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2008a).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Amauris