Colotis antevippe gavisa - Red tip

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Colotis antevippe
Colotis antevippe

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve.

Species details:

Note: The photographs show female. The male has deep orange-red tips and a black "moustach" on the forewings only.
Distribution: Common throughout the savanna areas and coastal bush of Southern Africa.
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Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
CapparaceaeBoscia albitrunca (Food plant)
CapparaceaeCapparis sepiaria var. subglabra (Food plant)
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: Colotis antevippe gavisa.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400500, retrieved 24 October 2017

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