Mylothris chloris chloris ( Fabricius, 1775 )

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: 17

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A50287F3-FFFD-FFF3-FF0E-FBE4FC93FA19

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scientific name

Mylothris chloris chloris ( Fabricius, 1775 )
status

 

36. Mylothris chloris chloris ( Fabricius, 1775) 

WL: 30mm. This subspecies is almost ubiquitous across West and Central Africa, flying from Senegal to the DRC and Sudan. The caterpillars feed on Loranthaceae  and Santalaceae  . 

Studied material. Bafatá: Bangacia, no date, 1♂ (FR); Gafati , cashew, 31.01.2013, 1♂ (SV) (CZ000010954)  . Cacheu: Caió, common (JB)  . Gabú: Pataque, 1♀ (JG 10) (CZ 5899); Fasadji , cashew, 18.02.2013, 1♀ (SV) (CZ000010953); Biricunda, woodland, 0 3.03.2013, 1♂ (SV) (CZ000010955)  . Tombali: Jemberem ( PNFC), 10- 11.07.2009, 1♂ 2♀ (BS 29275, 29334, 29335); the specimens from this village were flying close to a Loranthaceae  . 

Previous references. Regions: Biombo, Bissau, Oio, Quinara. Authors: Aurivillius (1910), Bacelar (1949), Bivar-de-Sousa & Mendes (1999), Larsen (2005), Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2007).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Pieridae

Genus

Mylothris