Hyalites igola - Dusky-veined Acraea

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Hyalites igola
Hyalites igola
Hyalites igola
Hyalites igola
Hyalites igola

Photo(s): Steve Woodhall, South Africa

Species details:

Note: Images showing eggs, young caterpillars and adult on its main foodplant Urera trinervis.
Distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
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Related plant species:
UrticaceaeUrera trinervis (Food plant)
Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 75.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, File E, Nymphalidae subfamily Heliconiinae, Online Encyclopaedia, p. 275.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 94.

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: Hyalites igola .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402220, retrieved 30 May 2017

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