Coeliades anchises anchises - One-pip policeman

Species details:

Note: A rare butterfly in Southern Africa.
Distribution: Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa. Also in Yemen.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
MalpighiaceaeAcridocarpus (Larval foodplant)
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Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 308.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 358.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Coeliadinae, p. 5, Online Encyclopaedia.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Coeliades anchises anchises.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403330, retrieved 26 March 2019

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