Coeliades pisistratus - Two-pip policeman

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Widespread in Subsaharan Africa.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and SecamonoideaeMarsdenia (Larval foodplant)
CombretaceaeCombretum (Larval foodplant)
CombretaceaeTerminalia (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeCassia (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeCrotalaria (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeIndigofera (Larval foodplant)
MalvaceaeGossypium (Larval foodplant)
Larval food (by plant species):
MalpighiaceaeSphedamnocarpus pruriens var. pruriens (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. 309.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 360.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Coeliadinae, p. 20, 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: Coeliades pisistratus .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403340, retrieved 17 January 2019

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