Colotis evippe omphale - Smoky orange tip

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Colotis evippe
Colotis evippe
Colotis evippe
Colotis evippe

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Catapu and rd to Chupanga, Mozambique (left) and Hot Springs, Save Valley (right).

Species details:

Note: The photographs show the male (left) and the female (right).
Distribution: Throughout most of Southern Africa except southwestern Cape and northern and western Zimbabwe.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
CapparaceaeBoscia (Food plant)
CapparaceaeCadaba (Food plant)
CapparaceaeCapparis (Food plant)
CapparaceaeMaerua (Food plant)
Larval food (by plant species):
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: Colotis evippe omphale.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400920, retrieved 17 January 2019

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