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Battling Glider

Cymothoe alcimeda


Wingspan male:40-50 mm Female: 45-55 mm.


Distribution: Coastal and moist Afromontane Forest. Nominate from W Cape to Knysna... Forest edges, mountains.


Flight period: Year-round, mainly summer from Oct, peak Nov and Feb-Apr. Larval food: Kiggelaria africana

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Neilen Joyce
Neilen Joyce 8 years ago

it is, isn't it!!!!

Jared Hersch
Jared Hersch 8 years ago

Its beautiful dude!

Neilen Joyce
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Neilen Joyce

Kou-Kamma Local Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Feb 26, 2013
Submitted on Feb 26, 2013

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