Dapidodigma hymen ( 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: 20

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-FFFE-FFF0-FF0E-FDA4FC95FCB4

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Dapidodigma hymen ( Fabricius, 1775 )
status

 

48. Dapidodigma hymen ( Fabricius, 1775) 

WL: 17mm. Found mainly in semi-deciduous forests, D. hymen  is distributed from Senegal to Cameroon. The caterpillars feed on several species of Alchornea  ( Euphorbiaceae  ), typically colonized by Oecophylla  ants.

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió (JB), several specimens. 

Previous references. Regions: Without a precise location. Authors: Libert (2004a), Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2008).

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