Amauris echeria lobengula - Chief

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Amauris echeria
Amauris echeria

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Maleme Rest Camp, Matobo National Park

Species details:

Notes: Differs from the nominate race in having a more extensive yellow band on the hindwing
Distribution: replaces the Southern African nominate race in Zimbabwe
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Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and SecamonoideaeTylophora anomala (Food plant)
Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 50.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Amauris echeria lobengula.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400730, retrieved 29 April 2017

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