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.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
CelastraceaeGymnosporia senegalensis (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeAfzelia quanzensis (Food plant)
UlmaceaeChaetachme aristata (Food plant)
Literature:

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 Caprivi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Charaxes cithaeron cithaeron.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400000, retrieved 12 November 2019

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