Coeliades pisistratus - Two-pip policeman

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Widespread in Subsaharan Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and SecamonoideaeMarsdenia (Larval foodplant)
CombretaceaeCombretum (Larval foodplant)
CombretaceaeTerminalia (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeCassia (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeCrotalaria (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeIndigofera (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeMillettia (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaePhaseolus (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
MalpighiaceaeTriaspis macropteron subsp. massaiensis (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. 309.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 360.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Coeliadinae, p. 20, 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: Coeliades pisistratus .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403340, retrieved 26 May 2017

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