Acraea horta - Garden Acraea

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Acraea horta

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, National Botanic Garden, Pretoria, South Africa.

Species details:

Notes:
Distribution: Swaziland, Lesotho and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, South Africa. Only known from Zimbabwe as an Zimbabwe occasional migrant.
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Related plant species:
AchariaceaeKiggelaria africana (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. 73.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 80.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Nymphalidae subfamily Heliconinae Tribe Acraeini, 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: Acraea horta .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403500, retrieved 29 June 2017

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