Charaxes zoolina zoolina - Club-tailed charaxes

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Charaxes zoolina

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Catapu, Mozambique

Species details:

Note: The dry season form (see photo) is very different from the russet-brown wet season form
Distribution: From eastern South Africa to Mozambique and Zimbabwe, northern Botswana and the Caprivi.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAcacia nilotica subsp. kraussiana (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAcacia pentagona (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAcacia schweinfurthii (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeEntada abyssinica (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: Charaxes zoolina zoolina., retrieved 14 April 2024

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