Colotis antevippe gavisa - Red tip

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Colotis antevippe
Colotis antevippe

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve.

Species details:

Note: The photographs show female. The male has deep orange-red tips and a black "moustach" on the forewings only.
Distribution: Common throughout the savanna areas and coastal bush of Southern Africa.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
CapparaceaeBoscia albitrunca (Food plant)
CapparaceaeMaerua juncea (Food plant)

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: Colotis antevippe gavisa., retrieved 3 December 2023

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