Graphium policenes laurentia - Small striped swordtail

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Graphium policenes

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Aberfoyle Country Club, Honde Valley.

Species details:

Note: Flies from August to April.
Distribution: Eastern Zimbabwe, Mozambique and KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
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Related plant species:
AnnonaceaeArtabotrys monteiroae (Larval foodplant)
AnnonaceaeUvaria caffra (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. 306.

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: Graphium policenes laurentia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=401730, retrieved 23 July 2018

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