Colotis evagore antigone - Small orange tip

Images: Click on each image to see a larger version

Colotis evagore

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Mana Pools National Park.

Species details:

Note: The image shows the male of summer form phlegetonia.
Distribution: Widespread in tropical and South Africa.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 293.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 332.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, File D - Pieridae subfamily Pierinae, Colotis group, Online Encyclopaedia p. 40.

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 evagore antigone.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402320, retrieved 14 November 2019

Site software last modified: 12 February 2018 12:06am
Terms of use