Bebearia senegalensis

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Bebearia senegalensis
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In Adalbert Seitz's Fauna Africana
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B. senegalensis
Binomial name
Bebearia senegalensis
Synonyms
  • Euryphene senegalensis Herrich-Schaeffer, 1858
  • Bebearia (Apectinaria) senegalensis
  • Bebearia cocalia senegalensis

Bebearia senegalensis, the Senegal palm forester, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, northern Guinea, northern Sierra Leone and northern Ivory Coast.[2] The habitat consists of dry forests and Guinea savanna.

The larvae feed on Raphia palma-pinus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bebearia Hemming, 1960" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Nymphalidae - Tribe Adoliadini