Afrotropical Butterflies


 

Central African Republic

622,984 square km

Endemic Butterflies [19 species]
 

Acraea atatis Pierre, 2004
Acraea peetersi Pierre, 1992
Bebearia pulchella Hecq, 2006
Cephetola chari Libert & Collins, 1999
Cephetola godarti Libert & Collins, 1999
Cephetola karinae Bouyer & Libert, 1999
Cephetola oubanguensis Libert & Collins, 1999
Charaxes bernardii Minig, 1978
Charaxes fuscus Plantrou, 1967
Charaxes octavus Minig, 1972
Eresiomera phillipi Collins & Larsen, 1998
Euphaedra camiadei Hecq, 2004
Euphaedra sangbae Hecq, 1996
Euptera collinsi Chovet & Libert, 1998
Gamia abri Miller & Collins, 1997
Graphium abri Smith & Vane-Wright, 2001
Hypolimnas macarthuri Neidhoefer, 1972
Ornipholidotos jax Collins & Larsen, 1998
Syrmoptera caritas Libert, 2004
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Butterfly checklists for protected areas:
Dzangu-Ndoki National Park (Noss, 1998)
Dzangu-Sangha Special Reserve (Noss, 1998)
Northern National Parks (Hecq, 2000a)
Parc de la Sangba (Hecq & Peeters, 1992; Bernaud, 2000b)

Protected areas:
Reviewed by Blom, A., Yamindou, J., & Prins, H.H.T. 2003 (online). Status of the protected areas of the Central African Republic. Biological Conservation (Article in press)

NAME IUCN CAR YEAR GAZETTED SIZE (km2)
Andre Felix II PN 1960  1 700
Aouk-Aoukale IV RF 1939  3 300
Avakaba   IV PP 1980  2 500
Bamingui-Bangoran II PN 1933 10 700
Basse Lobaye    VI RB 1977     146
Dzanga-Ndoki (Dzanga sector) II PN 1990     495
Dzanga-Ndoki (Ndoki sector) II PN 1990     725
Dzanga-Sangha    VI RS 1990  3 359
Gribingui-Bamingui IV RF 1940  4 500
Koukourou-Bamingui IV RF 1940  1 100
Manovo-Gounda-St. Floris II PN 1933 17 400
Nana-Barya IV RF 1960  2 300
Ouandjia-Vakaga    IV RF 1925  4 800
Vassako-Bolo    Ia RI 1960    860
Yata-Ngaya IV RF 1960  4 200
Zemongo IV RF 1925 10 100
TOTAL AREA 68 185
RI = Reserve Integrale; PN = Parc National; PP = Parc Presidentiel; RF = Reserve de Faune; RS = Reserve Speciale; RB = Reserve de Biosphere.


 


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