Anthene princeps Butler, 1876 Anthene amarah amarah ( 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: 25

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

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scientific name

Anthene princeps Butler, 1876 Anthene amarah amarah ( Guérin-Méneville, 1849 )
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73. Anthene princeps Butler, 1876 

WL: 13mm. A. princeps  is a Guinea savanna element distributed in West Africa from Senegal to Nigeria, and extending south to most of the continent. Libert (2010) reports the species from Guinea-Bissau, explicitly from Cantanha, Coli and Cumbijã. The caterpillars feed on several Fabaceae  of the genera Millettia  , Entada  and Albizia  . Previous references. Regions: Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Mendes et al. (2008), Libert (2010). Probable abundance and proposed status. AB: NF; CS: I.

74. Anthene amarah amarah ( Guérin-Méneville, 1849) 

WL: 12mm. The species is typical of Sudan savanna and is known all along West Africa. The caterpillars also feed on several Fabaceae  , and are reported to be associated with ants of the genera Crematogaster  , Pheidole, Myrmicaria and Acantholepsis. 

Studied material. Biombo: Quinhamel , 22.07.2009, 1♀ (BS 28937)  . Cacheu: Caió, frequent (JB)  . Gabú: Beli , 03- 05.07.2009, 1♂ 1♀ (BS 28871, 28936). 

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

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

74. Anthene amarah amarah ( Guérin-Méneville, 1849) 

WL: 12mm. The species is typical of Sudan savanna and is known all along West Africa. The caterpillars also feed on several Fabaceae  , and are reported to be associated with ants of the genera Crematogaster  , Pheidole, Myrmicaria and Acantholepsis. 

Studied material. Biombo: Quinhamel , 22.07.2009, 1♀ (BS 28937)  . Cacheu: Caió, frequent (JB)  . Gabú: Beli , 03- 05.07.2009, 1♂ 1♀ (BS 28871, 28936). 

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

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

74. Anthene amarah amarah ( Guérin-Méneville, 1849) 

WL: 12mm. The species is typical of Sudan savanna and is known all along West Africa. The caterpillars also feed on several Fabaceae  , and are reported to be associated with ants of the genera Crematogaster  , Pheidole, Myrmicaria and Acantholepsis. 

Studied material. Biombo: Quinhamel , 22.07.2009, 1♀ (BS 28937)  . Cacheu: Caió, frequent (JB)  . Gabú: Beli , 03- 05.07.2009, 1♂ 1♀ (BS 28871, 28936). 

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

Probable abundance and proposed status. AB: F; 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