Deudorix dinochares - Apricot playboy

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Deudorix dinochares
Deudorix dinochares

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Painted Dog Conservation Centre, Hwange

Species details:

Distribution: From Saudi Arabia along the eastern side of Africa to Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland and northern South Africa. Also in Madagascar.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
CombretaceaeCombretum zeyheri (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeBurkea africana (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeBobgunnia madagascariensis (Larval foodplant)
MyrtaceaeSyzygium cordatum (Larval foodplant)
PhyllanthaceaePseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia (Larval foodplant)
RubiaceaeGardenia volkensii subsp. spatulifolia (Larval foodplant)
RubiaceaeGardenia volkensii subsp. volkensii var. volkensii (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. 166.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 180.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Caprivi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Deudorix dinochares ., retrieved 12 August 2020

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