Charaxes cithaeron cithaeron - Blue-spotted charaxes

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Charaxes cithaeron

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Catapu, Mozambique

Species details:

Note: In the photo shown together with Bicyclus safitza (right).
Distribution: From the East coast of South Africa to Mozambique and eastern Zimbabwe.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
CannabaceaeCeltis africana (Food plant)
CannabaceaeChaetachme aristata (Food plant)
CannabaceaeTrema orientale (Food plant)
CelastraceaeGymnosporia senegalensis (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeAfzelia quanzensis (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAlbizia adianthifolia var. adianthifolia (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeCraibia brevicaudata subsp. baptistarum (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeDalbergia lactea (Food plant)
LinaceaeHugonia orientalis (Food plant)
Literature:

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Charaxes cithaeron cithaeron.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400000, retrieved 23 April 2024

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