Afrotropical Butterflies


 

Angola

1,246 700 square km

Endemic Butterflies [21 species]
 

Acraea bellona Weymer, 1908
Acraea lapidorum Pierre, 1988
Acraea onerata Trimen, 1891
Alaena rosei Vane-Wright, 1980
Aloeides angolensis Tite & Dickson, 1973
Bebearia hassoni Hecq, 1998
Charaxes loandae van Someren, 1969
Deloneura barca (Grose-Smith, 1901)
Falcuna lacteata Stempffer & Bennett, 1963
Heteropsis angolensis Kielland, 1994
Heteropsis ochracea Lathy, 1906
Lachnocnema angolanus Libert, 1996
Lachnocnema bamptoni Libert, 1996
Lepidochrysops flavisquamosa Tite, 1959
Lepidochrysops fulvescens Tite, 1961
Lepidochrysops hawkeri (Talbot, 1929)
Lepidochrysops nacrescens Tite, 1961
Lepidochrysops reichenowi (Dewitz, 1879)
Papilio chitondensis Bivar de Sousa & Fernandes, 1966
Pentila amenaida Hewitson, 1873
Zeritis krystyna d’Abrera, 1980
 

Butterfly checklists for protected areas:
None known to me.

Protected areas:

Bikuar (= Bicvari?) National Park (790 000 ha) [15,14S – 14,45E] (1964)
Bufalo Partial Reserve
Chimalavera Regional Nature Park
Cuando Cubango Public Park. Situated in the extreme south-east of the country
Ilheu dos Passaros Integral Nature Reserve
Iona National Park (1 515 000 ha) [16,38S – 12,19E] (1964). Situated in the exteme south-west of the country; western half is Namib Desert and eastern half is Karoo shrubland.
Kameia (= Cameia) National Park (1 445 000 ha) [11,54S – 21, 38E] (1938)
Kangandala National Park (63 000 ha) [9,52S – 16,44E] (1970)
Kisama National Park (950 000 ha) [9,45S – 13,37E] (1957)
Luando Integral Nature Reserve
Luiana Partial Reserve
Mavinga Partial Reserve
Mocamedes Partial Reserve
Mupa National Park (660 000 ha) [15,50S – 15,29E] (1964)
Quiçama National Park (Just south of Luanda; coastal forest?)

 


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