Euphaedra neophron neophron - Gold-banded forester

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Euphaedra neophron
Euphaedra neophron
Euphaedra neophron
Euphaedra neophron

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Maforga Mission, Gondola (left) and Catapu, Sofala, Mozambique.

Species details:

Note: Sexes similar but female considerably larger than male.
Distribution: Very common in the low-altitude shaded forest areas of Mozambique and eastern Zimbabwe, south to KwaZulu-Natal.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
SapindaceaeBlighia unijugata (Food plant)
SapindaceaeDeinbollia xanthocarpa (Food plant)
SapindaceaeLecaniodiscus fraxinifolius (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: Euphaedra neophron neophron.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400060, retrieved 21 January 2018

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