Abantis venosa - Veined skipper

Images: Click on each image to see a larger version

Abantis venosa

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Bela Vista, Gorongosa National Park.

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Southern DRC. Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaePterocarpus brenanii (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaePterocarpus rotundifolius subsp. rotundifolius (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. 317.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 372.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Pyrginae, p. 140, Online Encyclopaedia.

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: Abantis venosa .
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403280, retrieved 19 January 2018

Site software last modified: 26 December 2016 8:46pm
Terms of use