Anthene sylvanus sylvanus ( Drury, 1773 )

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: 24

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-FFFA-FFF4-FF0E-FA40FC9CF935

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Plazi

scientific name

Anthene sylvanus sylvanus ( Drury, 1773 )
status

 

71. Anthene sylvanus sylvanus ( Drury, 1773) 

WL: 15mm. A. sylvanus  is a forest species whose nominate subspecies is known along all West African countries, from Senegal to Nigeria, and eastwards from Cameroon to Congo. The caterpillars are probably polyphagous and are associated with ants of the Pheidole  and Camponotus  genera.

Previous references. Regions: Without a precise location. Authors: Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2008).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lycaenidae

Genus

Anthene