Zeritis neriene ( Boisduval, 1836 )

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

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-FFF7-FF0E-FD08FC66FC05

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Zeritis neriene ( Boisduval, 1836 )
status

 

53. Zeritis neriene ( Boisduval, 1836) 

WL: 14mm. The species is known from the semi-arid biotopes of the Sudan savanna and Sahel, though it may extend southwards during drier periods. It is known to occur in small, localized colonies and occurs from Senegal to Cameroon, CARAbout CAR, Uganda, southern Sudan and western Kenya. The host-plants remain unknown. 

Studied material. Bafatá: Afia , tabanca, 11.04.2013, 2♂ (SV) (CZ000011049, 000011050)  . Cacheu: Caió (JB), several specimens  . Gabú: Beli , 0 3.07.2009, 1♀ (BS 28866). 

Previous references. Regions: Quinara. Authors: Mendes et al. (2008).

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

CAR

Museo de Historia Natural La Salle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lycaenidae

Genus

Zeritis