Amauris nossima 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Lepidoptera Nymphalidae

Scientific Name: Amauris nossima
Species Authority: (Ward, 1870)
Common Name(s):
English Madagascan Friar

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Lepidoptera Specialist Group
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Rare (R)
1990 Rare (R)
1988 Rare (R)
1986 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Apparently still common on the extensively altered island of Mayotte. Localities in northern and north-west Madagascar are few- its main stronghold appears to be in the Massif d'Ambre, but it does occur in four other scattered areas further South. (Vane-Wright, 1996)
Countries occurrence:
Comoros; Madagascar; Mayotte
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Lepidoptera Specialist Group. 1996. Amauris nossima. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T1002A3154368. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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