Precis archesia archesia - Garden commodore, Garden inspector

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Precis archesia
Precis archesia
Precis archesia

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Domboshawa (2x left) and Eastern Chimanimani Mts (right).

Species details:

Note: specimen in the photos left and centre shows the brighter coloured wet season form: f. pelasgis Godart
Distribution: Very common on grassy and rocky hillsides in Zimbabwe and elsewhere in wetter areas of Southern Africa.
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Caprivi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Precis archesia archesia., retrieved 11 December 2023

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