Belenois thysa thysa - False dotted border

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Belenois thysa
Belenois thysa
Belenois thysa

Photo(s): Bart Wursten (2x left) and Alan Gardiner (right), Catapu, Mozambique.

Species details:

Note: The two photographs show the male, together with Papilio nireus lyaeus (Left in the centre photo).
Distribution: Fairly common along the lower parts of eastern South Africa, Mozambique and the eastern border of Zimbabwe.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
CapparaceaeCapparis (Food plant)
CapparaceaeMaerua (Food plant)
Related plant species:
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: Belenois thysa thysa.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400390, retrieved 25 April 2017

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