Junonia oenone oenone - Blue pansy

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Junonia oenone
Junonia oenone
Junonia oenone

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Bomponi, Burma Valley (left); Catapu, Mozambique (centre) and outside Natural History Museum, Bulawayo (right).

Species details:

Note: Flies throughout the year.
Distribution: Common and widespread in Zimbawe and throughout Subsaharan Africa, particularly in woodland areas.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
AcanthaceaeAsystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha (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: Junonia oenone oenone.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400250, retrieved 20 August 2019

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