Aphnaeus orcas ( Drury, 1782 )

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: 20

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-FFFE-FFF0-FF0E-FC2BFC9BFBF3

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scientific name

Aphnaeus orcas ( Drury, 1782 )
status

 

49. Aphnaeus orcas ( Drury, 1782) 

WL: 17mm. This is a forest species that ranges throughout tropical African forests. The caterpillars occur on host-plants of quite distinct families and are associated with ants belonging to several genera. Previous references. Regions: Bolama. Authors: Aurivillius (1910), Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2008). Probable abundance and proposed status. AB: R; CS: VU.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lycaenidae

Genus

Aphnaeus