Hyalites rahira rahira - Marsh acraea

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Hyalites rahira
Hyalites rahira

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Greystone Park Nature Reserve, Harare (left); caterpillar on Persicaria madagascariensis, Mutoya Camp, Caprivi (right).

Species details:

Note: A species of swamps and marshy areas, where its foodplants occur.
Distribution: From KwaZulu-Natal to Mozambique and Zimbabwe, and westwards through Botswana and N Namibia.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
AsteraceaeErigeron canadensis (Food plant)
PolygonaceaePersicaria madagascariensis (Food plant)

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Hyalites rahira rahira.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400020, retrieved 10 December 2023

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