Stugeta bowkeri tearei - Bowker's sapphire

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Stugeta bowkeri

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Eggardon Hill, Vumba (specimen on the left is Leptotes sp).

Species details:

Note: Upperside metallic purple-blue with broad brown borders and spots.
Distribution: From KwaZulu-Natal and Swaziland to Zimbabwe, Mozambique, northern Botswana and northern Namibia.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
OlacaceaeXimenia americana var. microphylla (Food plant)
OlacaceaeXimenia caffra var. caffra (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: Stugeta bowkeri tearei.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400410, retrieved 21 January 2019

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