Anthene irumu ( Stempffer, 1948 ) Anthene larydas (Cramer, 1780)

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: 25

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4201.1.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A50287F3-FFF5-FFFB-FF0E-FABAFC95F9A1

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scientific name

Anthene irumu ( Stempffer, 1948 ) Anthene larydas (Cramer, 1780)
status

 

*76. Anthene irumu ( Stempffer, 1948) 

WL: 12mm. This is a small butterfly occurring in all types of forest and open areas along forest margins. It was previously known in West Africa from Guinea (Fouta Djallon) to Nigeria, and is now reported as a new species for Guinea-Bissau. The host-plants remain unknown.

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, common (JB).

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

77. Anthene larydas (Cramer, 1780) 

WL: 13mm. A. larydas  is found in all types of forest, but may extend to Guinea savanna. It ranges along West Africa from Senegal to Nigeria, and also along Central and East Africa. The caterpillars feed on Fabaceae  , usually accompanied by ants of the genera Crematogaster  , Pheidole  and Camponotus  . 

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, frequent (JB)  . Quinara: Buba Tombo ( PNLC), 15- 17.07.2009  , 4♂ (BS 28930, 28938/28939, 28960); Cantanha ( PNLC), 15.07.2009, 2♂ (BS 28946/28947). Tombali: Mato de Canamina ( PNFC)  , 11.07.2009, 5♂ (BS 28940/28943, 28960); Mato de Lautchande ( PNFC), 0 9.07.2009, 5♂ (BS 28944/ 28945, 28958/28959, 28965).

Previous references. Regions: Biombo, Cacheu, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2008).

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

77. Anthene larydas (Cramer, 1780) 

WL: 13mm. A. larydas  is found in all types of forest, but may extend to Guinea savanna. It ranges along West Africa from Senegal to Nigeria, and also along Central and East Africa. The caterpillars feed on Fabaceae  , usually accompanied by ants of the genera Crematogaster  , Pheidole  and Camponotus  . 

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, frequent (JB)  . Quinara: Buba Tombo ( PNLC), 15- 17.07.2009  , 4♂ (BS 28930, 28938/28939, 28960); Cantanha ( PNLC), 15.07.2009, 2♂ (BS 28946/28947). Tombali: Mato de Canamina ( PNFC)  , 11.07.2009, 5♂ (BS 28940/28943, 28960); Mato de Lautchande ( PNFC), 0 9.07.2009, 5♂ (BS 28944/ 28945, 28958/28959, 28965).

Previous references. Regions: Biombo, Cacheu, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2008).

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

77. Anthene larydas (Cramer, 1780) 

WL: 13mm. A. larydas  is found in all types of forest, but may extend to Guinea savanna. It ranges along West Africa from Senegal to Nigeria, and also along Central and East Africa. The caterpillars feed on Fabaceae  , usually accompanied by ants of the genera Crematogaster  , Pheidole  and Camponotus  . 

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, frequent (JB)  . Quinara: Buba Tombo ( PNLC), 15- 17.07.2009  , 4♂ (BS 28930, 28938/28939, 28960); Cantanha ( PNLC), 15.07.2009, 2♂ (BS 28946/28947). Tombali: Mato de Canamina ( PNFC)  , 11.07.2009, 5♂ (BS 28940/28943, 28960); Mato de Lautchande ( PNFC), 0 9.07.2009, 5♂ (BS 28944/ 28945, 28958/28959, 28965).

Previous references. Regions: Biombo, Cacheu, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2008).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lycaenidae

Genus

Anthene

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lycaenidae

Genus

Anthene