Abantis tettensis - Spotted velvet paradise skipper.

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Angola, Shaba-DRC, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape South Africa.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
TiliaceaeGrewia flava (Larval foodplant)
TiliaceaeGrewia monticola (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 315.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 370.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Pyrginae, p. 139, Online Encyclopaedia.

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: Abantis tettensis .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403270, retrieved 20 March 2019

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