Artitropa erinnys nyasae - Bush nightfighter

Species details:

Distribution: Subsp. nyasae is known from the border mountains of Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Subsp. erinnys and 3 other subspp. are restricted to South Africa.
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Related plant species:
DracaenaceaeDracaena fragrans (Larval foodplant)
DracaenaceaeDracaena steudneri (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Henning, G.A., Henning, S.F., Joannou, J.G. & Woodhall, S.E. (1997), Living Butterflies of Southern Africa, Volume 1, Umdaus Press, Hatfield, South Africa, p. 170.
Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 330.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Artitropa erinnys nyasae., retrieved 24 May 2024

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