Coeliades sejuncta - Coast policeman; Ochreous-banded policeman

Species details:

Notes: The only known foodplant is Acridocarpus zanzibaricum which has not been recorded from our region.
Distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and a single record from Zimbabwe.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
MalpighiaceaeAcridocarpus (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 310.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Coeliadinae, p. 23, 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: Coeliades sejuncta .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403350, retrieved 29 April 2017

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