Euphaedra neophron neophron - Gold-banded forester

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Euphaedra neophron
Euphaedra neophron
Euphaedra neophron
Euphaedra neophron

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Maforga Mission, Gondola (left) and Catapu, Sofala, Mozambique.

Species details:

Note: Sexes similar but female considerably larger than male.
Distribution: Very common in the low-altitude shaded forest areas of Mozambique and eastern Zimbabwe, south to KwaZulu-Natal.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
SapindaceaeBlighia unijugata (Food plant)
SapindaceaeLecaniodiscus fraxinifolius (Food plant)

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Caprivi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Euphaedra neophron neophron., retrieved 18 July 2024

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