Acraea oncaea - Window acraea or Rooibok

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Acraea oncaea
Acraea oncaea
Acraea oncaea
Acraea oncaea

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Chitengo (left × 3) and Catapu (right), Mozambique.

Species details:

Note: Photo left shows the male; photos right show the normal brown form and the uncommon grey form of the female.
Distribution: From Natal to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and northern Namibia.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
TurneraceaeTricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum (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: Acraea oncaea .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400620, retrieved 20 August 2019

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