Acraea caldarena caldarena - Black-tipped acraea

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Acraea caldarena

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Species details:

Notes: The image shows a female
Distribution: Angola, DRC, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng, Free State, South Africa
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Related plant species:
TurneraceaeTricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum (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. 80.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 84.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, File E Nymphalidae subfamily Heliconiinae, p. 105, Online Encyclopaedia.

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: Acraea caldarena caldarena.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403190, retrieved 24 October 2017

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