Myrina subornata subornata Lathy, 1903

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

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-FFFF-FFF1-FF0E-F9A1FC9BF952

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scientific name

Myrina subornata subornata Lathy, 1903
status

 

46. Myrina subornata subornata Lathy, 1903 

WL: 15mm. This species also occurs in Guinea savanna and is similar to M. silenus  , but it is somewhat smaller and lacks the chestnut wing tips. The nominate subspecies ranges from Senegal to Nigeria, Cameroon, Congo and Uganda, while M. s. nuba flies in Sudan. The caterpillars also feed on Ficus  ( Moraceae  ). 

Previous references. Regions: Without a precise location. Authors: 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

Myrina