Gegenes niso brevicornis (Plötz, 1884), Plotz, 1884

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 : 59

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4201.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3EB08193-954B-49BF-A989-1E73AC070E6B

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6068415

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/A50287F3-FFD7-FFD9-FF0E-FB22FCBAFA03

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Gegenes niso brevicornis (Plötz, 1884)
status

 

243. Gegenes niso brevicornis (Plötz, 1884)

WL: 13mm. This is a savanna skipper that frequently flies in degraded forests and open areas. The present subspecies occurs throughout Africa, except for Botswana and South Africa where the nominate subspecies is known.

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, rare (JB).

Previous references. Regions: Oio, Quinara. Authors: Bivar-de-Sousa & Passos-de-Carvalho (1987), Larsen (2005), Mendes et al. (2007).

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Hesperiidae

Genus

Gegenes