Cacyreus palemon palemon - Water bronze

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Cacyreus palemon

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Mt Gorongosa, Mozambique.

Species details:

Note: Flies during most of the year from sea level to mountainous areas in grassland and along streambanks.
Distribution: from KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho to Eastern Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Larval food (by plant family):
Geraniaceae (Food plant)
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):

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: Cacyreus palemon palemon., retrieved 28 March 2023

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