Deudorix antalus - Brown playboy

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Deudorix antalus

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Rimiti West, Odzi-Save Valley.

Species details:

Note: Throughout the year. Upperside brown with a deep purple-blue metallic sheen; female much paler.
Distribution: Common throughout southern Africa.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeFaidherbia albida (Food plant)
MyrtaceaeSyzygium guineense subsp. guineense (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: Deudorix antalus .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400440, retrieved 22 November 2019

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