Fresna nyassae - Variegated acraea hopper

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Fresna nyassae

Photo(s): Petra Ballings, Val D'Or, Arcturus

Species details:

Note: Throughout the year but more common in spring and summer months. Upperside dark brown with silvery spots in forewing and lighter brown spots in hindwing.
Distribution: Common in woodland in Mozambique and Zimbabwe
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Related plant species:
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeJulbernardia globiflora (Food plant)
Literature:

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Fresna nyassae .
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=401140, retrieved 23 February 2018

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