Amauris ochlea ochlea - Novice

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Amauris ochlea
Amauris ochlea

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Maforga Mission, Gondola, Mozambique

Species details:

Notes: Flies throughout the year but most common during summer.
Distribution: Mostly in forested areas from KwaZulu-Natal to Mozambique. Uncommon 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. 49.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 38.

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 ochlea ochlea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400860, retrieved 25 March 2017

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