Eurema brigitta ( Lepidoptera: Pieridae) – a new record of butterfly for Socotra

Faltýnek Fric Zdeněk, Rindoš Michal, Hula Vladimír
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 57(supplementum): 221-225, 2017
Published online: 31st December 2017
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Abstract: Eurema brigitta (Stoll, 1780) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) is recorded for the first time from the Socotra Island (Yemen). The specimen represents either a wet season form of a subspecies originating from Africa or a form with its usual occurrence in Madagascar, Mascarenes, Aldabra and Comoros. The current number of butterfly species known for Socotra is now 27.
Key words: Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera, Papilionoidea, Pieridae, Eurema brigitta, new record, Socotra, Yemen