Graphium morania - Small white-lady swordtail

Species details:

Note: Flying from September to May.
Similar but smaller than G. angolanus (Angola white-lady) and less common.
Distribution: Northern Namibia, northern Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Eswatini and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
AnnonaceaeAnnona senegalensis subsp. senegalensis (Larval foodplant)
AnnonaceaeArtabotrys brachypetalus (Larval foodplant)
AnnonaceaeArtabotrys monteiroae (Larval foodplant)
AnnonaceaeHexalobus monopetalus (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. 305.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 354.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Graphium morania ., retrieved 29 March 2023

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