Gynanisa maja - Speckled emperor

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Gynanisa maja

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Mt Bunga, Gorongosa National Park

Species details:

Notes:
Distribution: Senegal, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Chad, Nigeria, DRCongo, Uganda, Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Angola, Namibia and South Africa,
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeSchotia (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaePterocarpus (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeCassia abbreviata (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeColophospermum mopane (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeJulbernardia globiflora (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaePeltophorum africanum (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAcacia karroo (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAcacia mearnsii (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeRobinia pseudo-acacia (Larval foodplant)
FagaceaeQuercus robur (Larval foodplant)
Literature:

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: Gynanisa maja .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402960, retrieved 22 August 2017

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