Deudorix antalus - Brown playboy

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Deudorix antalus

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Rimiti West, Odzi-Save Valley.

Species details:

Notes: Throughout the year. Upperside brown with a deep purple-blue metallic sheen; female much paler.
Distribution: Common throughout southern Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeFaidherbia albida (Food plant)
MyrtaceaeSyzygium guineense subsp. guineense (Food plant)
OlacaceaeXimenia caffra var. caffra (Food plant)
SapindaceaeCardiospermum grandiflorum (Food plant)
Literature:

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Deudorix antalus .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400440, retrieved 24 July 2016

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