Cyrestis camillus sublineata - African map or -porcelain

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Cyrestis camillus
Cyrestis camillus

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Catapu (left) and Vunduzi River at Mt Bunga, Gorongosa National Park.

Species details:

Note: A high flying canopy species, coming to drink in wet muddy soil.
Distribution: Mozambique, Eastern Zimbabwe and Northeastern South Africa.
Larval food (by plant family):
Moraceae (Food plant)
Larval food (by plant genus):
RhamnaceaeZiziphus (Larval foodplant)
Larval food (by plant species):
MoraceaeFicus exasperata (Larval foodplant)
MoraceaeFicus sur (Food plant)
MoraceaeMilicia excelsa (Larval foodplant)
MoraceaeTrilepisium madagascariense (Larval foodplant)

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: Cyrestis camillus sublineata., retrieved 26 February 2024

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