Bicyclus evadne

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Bicyclus evadne
Small stately bush brown (Bicyclus evadne elionas).jpg
B. e. elionas, Ghana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Bicyclus
Species: B. evadne
Binomial name
Bicyclus evadne
(Cramer, 1779)[1]
Synonyms
  • Papilio evadne Cramer, 1779
  • Satyrus servatius Godart, 1824
  • Mycalesis elionias Hewitson, 1866
  • Mycalesis noblemairei Janet, 1894
  • Mycalesis subignobilis Strand, 1913
  • Mycalesis alberici Dufrane, 1945

Bicyclus evadne, the small stately bush brown, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] The habitat consists of forests.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Bicyclus evadne evadne (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, western Ivory Coast)
  • Bicyclus evadne elionias (Hewitson, 1866) (eastern Ivory Coast, Ghana, eastern Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

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