Anthene amarah amarah - Black-striped hairtail

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Anthene amarah
Anthene amarah
Anthene amarah

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Casa Banana rd and Chitengo (upperside), Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.

Species details:

Note: Particularly common during the warmer months, favouring flat terrain, where Acacias are present.
Distribution: Acacia woodland throughout most of tropical Africa and South Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAcacia gerrardii var. gerrardii (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAcacia karroo (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAcacia sieberiana var. woodii (Food plant)
Literature:

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Botswana: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Anthene amarah amarah.
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400490, retrieved 12 December 2017

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