Sarangesa motozi - Forest elfin

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Sarangesa motozi
Sarangesa motozi

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Sinamatela Camp, Hwange National Park (left) and Chitengo Camp, Gorongosa National Park (right).

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Ethiopia to Zambia, Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape South Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
AcanthaceaeBarleria (Larval foodplant)
AcanthaceaeJusticia (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
AcanthaceaeDicliptera aculeata (Larval foodplant)
AcanthaceaeJusticia flava (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. 313.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 368.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Pyrginae, p. 102, 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: Sarangesa motozi .
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403380, retrieved 22 August 2019

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