Abantis arctomarginata - Tricoloured paradise skipper.

Species details:

Note: Southern populations formerly included under this name are known as a separate species called Abantis bamptoni.
Distribution: Known from Tanzania and Malawi.
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Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 316. Including Abantis bamptonib
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Pyrginae, p. 124, 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 arctomarginata .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403300, retrieved 14 November 2019

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