Acraea caldarena caldarena - Black-tipped acraea

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Acraea caldarena

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Species details:

Note: The image shows a female
Distribution: Angola, DRC, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng, Free State, South Africa
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TurneraceaeTricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 80.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 84.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, File E Nymphalidae subfamily Heliconiinae, p. 105, Online Encyclopaedia.

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 caldarena caldarena.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403190, retrieved 24 November 2017

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