Acraea oncaea - Window acraea or Rooibok

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Acraea oncaea
Acraea oncaea
Acraea oncaea
Acraea oncaea

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Chitengo (left × 3) and Catapu (right), Mozambique.

Species details:

Note: Photo left shows the male; photos right show the normal brown form and the uncommon grey form of the female.
Distribution: From Natal to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and northern Namibia.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
PassifloraceaeAdenia (Food plant)
Related plant species:
TurneraceaeTricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum (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: Acraea oncaea .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400620, retrieved 20 October 2017

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