Oxylides faunus faunus ( 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: 19-20

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-FFFF-FFF0-FF0E-F808FC93FE2E

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scientific name

Oxylides faunus faunus ( Drury, 1773 )
status

 

47. Oxylides faunus faunus ( Drury, 1773) 

WL: 16mm. This is a frequent forest species in some restricted areas such as the Mato de Cambeque in Cantanhez. The nominate subspecies occurs throughout the West African forests from Guinea-Bissau to eastern Nigeria , while O. f. camerunica is found in the Cross River Loop ( Nigeria) and Cameroon. The host-plants are unknown. 

Studied material. Quinara: Mato de Cambeque ( PNFC), 10  - 13.07.2009 10♂ 4♀ (BS 28849/28851, 28854/ 28855, 28857/28859, 28922, 28948/28950, 29215, 29424); Mato de Canamina ( PNFC), 10- 13.07.2009, 3♂ 1♀ (BS 28852, 28931, 28951); Mato de Lautchande ( PNFC) 9- 12.07.2009, 2♂ 1♀ (BS 28853, 28856, 29214). Previous references. Regions: Bolama. Authors: Libert (2004a), Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2008). Probable abundance and proposed status. AB: F; CS: LC. 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lycaenidae

Genus

Oxylides