Hypolimnas deceptor deceptor - Deceptive Diadem

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Hypolimnas deceptor
Hypolimnas deceptor

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Species details:

Note: This species mimics the Novice, Amauris ochlea.
Distribution: (this race) Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
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Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 115.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 130.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Nymphalidae, Junoniini, Online Encyclopaedia p. 99.

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: Hypolimnas deceptor deceptor.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402710, retrieved 28 March 2017

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