Thyretes caffra - Bar maiden

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Thyretes caffra

Photo(s): Bart Wursten: Sinamatela Camp, Hwange National Park.

Species details:

Distribution: Known from Gambia, Sierra Leone, Togo, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa so probably widespread throughout Africa.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAcacia karroo (Larval foodplant)

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Caprivi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Thyretes caffra ., retrieved 23 June 2024

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