Cacyreus palemon palemon - Water bronze

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Cacyreus palemon

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Mt Gorongosa, Mozambique.

Species details:

Note: Flies during most of the year from sea level to mountainous areas in grassland and along streambanks.
Distribution: from KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho to Eastern Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Related plant families:
Geraniaceae (Food plant)
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
GeraniaceaeGeranium incanum subsp. nyassense (Food plant)
GeraniaceaePelargonium luridum (Food plant)
GeraniaceaePelargonium mossambicense (Food plant)

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: Cacyreus palemon palemon., retrieved 24 March 2018

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