Neptis sappho (Pallas, 1771)

Franeta, Filip, 2018, Checklist of the butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea) of Montenegro, Zootaxa 4392 (1), pp. 128-148: 141

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4392.1.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:ED61AE1A-FF8A-4B49-8A78-7E5EE7296A77

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F24A64-0132-A941-FF39-AEC8FC3EFA8A

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Neptis sappho (Pallas, 1771)
status

 

Neptis sappho (Pallas, 1771)  

—A widespread species in forest ecosystems in the Balkans, yet exceedingly rare in Montenegro, with no published records. Mostly worn males were observed by the author in the vicinity of Bijelo Polje near the border with Serbia on August 18th 2006 ( Fig. 6 View FIGURE 6 ), and several specimens in the Đalovića gorge   , also in the vicinity of Bijelo Polje, on June 10th 2017. The status of this species in Montenegro needs further investigation, but it is possibly present in more localities in the north of the country.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Nymphalidae

Genus

Neptis