Euchrysops malathana ( Boisduval, 1833 )

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: 28

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-FFF6-FFF8-FF0E-FB02FC6EFAF6

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Plazi

scientific name

Euchrysops malathana ( Boisduval, 1833 )
status

 

91. Euchrysops malathana ( Boisduval, 1833) 

WL: 14mm. E. malathana  occurs in every type of savanna and ranges along continental Africa , Madagascar and other Indian Ocean islands, as well as in southwestern Arabia. The polyphagous caterpillars feed on several Fabaceae  and Myrtaceae  . 

Previous references. Regions: Bissau. Authors: Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2008).

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