Charaxes cithaeron cithaeron - Blue-spotted charaxes

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Charaxes cithaeron

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Catapu, Mozambique

Species details:

Note: In the photo shown together with Bicyclus safitza (right).
Distribution: From the East coast of South Africa to Mozambique and eastern Zimbabwe.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
CelastraceaeGymnosporia senegalensis (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeAfzelia quanzensis (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAlbizia adianthifolia (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeCraibia brevicaudata subsp. baptistarum (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeDalbergia lactea (Food plant)
LinaceaeHugonia orientalis (Food plant)
UlmaceaeCeltis africana (Food plant)
UlmaceaeChaetachme aristata (Food plant)
UlmaceaeTrema orientalis (Food plant)
Literature:

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Charaxes cithaeron cithaeron.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400000, retrieved 24 January 2018

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