Bicyclus safitza safitza f. evenus - Common bush brown (dry season form)

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Bicyclus safitza
Bicyclus safitza

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Road to Pungwe River, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.

Species details:

Notes: This dry season form differs in having only the main "eye-spot" on the forewing conspicuous; the other spots are small and inconspicuous or lacking altogether.
Distribution: Very common in forested areas throughout Southern Africa.
Related plant families:
Poaceae (Food plant)
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
PoaceaeEhrharta erecta (Food plant)

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Bicyclus safitza safitza f. evenus., retrieved 10 June 2023

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