Iolaus menas menas Druce, 1890

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: 21-22

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-FFF9-FFF6-FF0E-F81AFCBAFEBA

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scientific name

Iolaus menas menas Druce, 1890
status

 

*56. Iolaus menas menas Druce, 1890 

WL: 19mm. I. menas  is a new record for Guinea-Bissau, though its presence in the country was previously suggested (Larsen, 2005). The species occurs mainly in savanna and the nominate subspecies ranges from Senegal to Cameroon, Sudan and Ethiopia. The caterpillars feed on some species of Loranthaceae  . Studied material. Cacheu: Caió , 1 specimen (JB). 

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lycaenidae

Genus

Iolaus