Precis archesia archesia - Garden commodore, Garden inspector

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Precis archesia
Precis archesia
Precis archesia

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Domboshawa (2x left) and Eastern Chimanimani Mts (right).

Species details:

Note: specimen in the photos left and centre shows the brighter coloured wet season form: f. pelasgis Godart
Distribution: Very common on grassy and rocky hillsides in Zimbabwe and elsewhere in wetter areas of Southern Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
LamiaceaePlectranthus (Food plant)
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Literature:

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Precis archesia archesia.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400290, retrieved 29 April 2017

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