Charaxes boueti boueti Feisthamel, 1850

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: 36

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Charaxes boueti boueti Feisthamel, 1850


129. Charaxes boueti boueti Feisthamel, 1850  

WL: 38mm. This species is typical of forest-savanna mosaic, particularly where bamboo is prevalent. The nominate subspecies ranges from Senegal to Nigeria in West Africa. The host-plants are several bamboo species belonging to the genera Arundinaria   and Oxytenanthera   ( Poaceae   ).

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió , 3 specimens (JB)   . Tombali: Coli , 12.07.2006, 1♂ (BS 28680).  

Previous references. Regions: Oio, Quinara, Tombali. Authors: van Someren (1970), Plantrou (1983), Bivarde-Sousa & Passos-de-Carvalho (1987), Larsen (2005), Bivar-de-Sousa et al. (2008a).

Probable abundance and proposed status. AB: F; CS: LC.