Cupidopsis cissus cissus,

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: 28

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Cupidopsis cissus cissus


90. Cupidopsis cissus cissus  (Godart, [1824])

WL: 16mm. The species occurs in Guinea savanna, and sometimes in degraded forests, but is absent from the Sudan savanna; it is also found near bogs and swampy areas. Known host-plants are species of Eriosema  and Rhynchosia  ( Fabaceae  ).

Studied material. Cacheu: Caió, locally common (JB)  . Gabú: Beli , 1♀ (JG 15) (CZ 5896). 

Previous references. Regions: Quinara, Tombali. Authors: Mendes et al. (2008). 

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