Abantis tettensis - Spotted velvet paradise skipper.

Species details:

Notes:
Distribution: Angola, Shaba-DRC, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Gauteng, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape South Africa.
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Related plant species:
Malvaceae subfamily GrewioideaeGrewia flava (Larval foodplant)
Malvaceae subfamily GrewioideaeGrewia monticola (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. 315.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 370.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Hesperiidae subfamily Pyrginae, p. 139, Online Encyclopaedia.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Abantis tettensis .
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403270, retrieved 30 May 2020

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