Sarangesa motozi - Forest elfin

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Sarangesa motozi
Sarangesa motozi

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Sinamatela Camp, Hwange National Park (left) and Chitengo Camp, Gorongosa National Park (right).

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Ethiopia to Zambia, Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape South Africa.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
AcanthaceaeBarleria (Larval foodplant)
AcanthaceaeJusticia (Larval foodplant)
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. 313.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 368.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Pyrginae, p. 102, 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: Sarangesa motozi .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403380, retrieved 17 January 2019

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