Sarangesa motozi - Forest elfin

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Sarangesa motozi
Sarangesa motozi

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Sinamatela Camp, Hwange National Park (left) and Chitengo Camp, Gorongosa National Park (right).

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Ethiopia to Zambia, Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape South Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
AcanthaceaeBarleria (Larval foodplant)
AcanthaceaeJusticia (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
AcanthaceaeDicliptera aculeata (Larval foodplant)
AcanthaceaeJusticia flava (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. 313.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 368.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Pyrginae, p. 102, 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: Sarangesa motozi .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403380, retrieved 27 April 2017

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