Pseudarcraea boisduvalii trimenii - Boisduval's false Acraea

Species details:

Note: Mimics certain species of Acraea.
Distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland and Limpopo , Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape South Africa.
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Related plant species:
SapotaceaeChrysophyllum viridifolium (Larval foodplant)
SapotaceaeEnglerophytum magalismontanum (Larval foodplant)
SapotaceaeEnglerophytum natalense (Larval foodplant)
SapotaceaeManilkara discolor (Larval foodplant)
SapotaceaeMimusops zeyheri (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. 107.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 120.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Nymphalidae subfamily Limenitinae, p. 76, 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: Pseudarcraea boisduvalii trimenii.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403550, retrieved 22 January 2019

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