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Pseudopontia gola Sáfián & Mitter, 2011

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Pseudopontia gola Sáfián & Mitter: 156.
Type locality: Sierra Leone, Eastern Province, Gola North Forest Reserve
Type: Holotype : Sierra Leone, Eastern Province, Gola North Forest Reserve, 7.6047°N, 11.0392°W, 26 March 2009, Sáfián. Preserved as mounted wings and frozen tissue #SS-08-SL11. in coll. UM-SI

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


The species is known only from Sierra Leone and Liberia (Mitter et al. 2011).


The species inhabits rainforests (Mitter et al. 2011).

Worth knowing:


Mitter, K. T. et al. 2011. The butterfly subfamily Pseudopontiinae is not monobasic: marked genetic diversity and morphology reveal three new species of Pseudopontia (Lepidoptera: Pieridae). Systematic Entomology 36: 139-163.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2019.08.19
not reviewed