Abantis bamptoni - Bampton’s paradise skipper.

Species details:

Note: This species has only fairly recently been separated from Abantis arctomarginata (1994).
Distribution: Shaba-DRC, Tanzania, Zambia Zimbabwe and adjacent areas in Mozambique.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
PhyllanthaceaeUapaca kirkiana var. kirkiana (Larval foodplant)
PhyllanthaceaeUapaca nitida var. nitida (Larval foodplant)
PhyllanthaceaeUapaca sansibarica (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Pyrginae, p. 126, 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: Abantis bamptoni .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403260, retrieved 26 September 2017

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