Leucochitonea levubu - White-cloaked skipper

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Leucochitonea levubu
Leucochitonea levubu

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Chesa forest land.

Species details:

Notes:
Distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland and South Africa.
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Related plant species:
TiliaceaeGrewia 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. 315.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 270.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Pyrginae, Online Encyclopaedia p. 122.

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: Leucochitonea levubu .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402250, retrieved 27 July 2017

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