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Cloanthe Pirate

Catacroptera cloanthe cloanthe

Description:

Catacroptera is a monotypic butterfly genus of the subfamily Nymphalinae in the family Nymphalidae found in sub-Saharan Africa

Habitat:

Spotted near a river bed - . The habitat consists of grassland and savanna.

Notes:

Adults are on wing year round, but from September to April in cooler areas.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago
The Pirate
Catachroptera cloanthe cloanthe File:Pirate 2017 09 03 7060.jpg - Wikipedia


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3 Comments

Stephen Wain
Stephen Wain 2 years ago

Thank you bayucca - really appreciate this

krgrant627
krgrant627 2 years ago

That's a beautiful butterfly

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

I checked some Precis, only to learn, that it is not a Precis! It is Catachroptera cloanthe cloanthe. I finally found it in my local museum library! Nice one!
https://www.flickr.com/photos/149893775@...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catacropte...
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https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/sear...

Stephen Wain
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Stephen Wain

Muchinga Province, Zambia

Spotted on Jun 12, 2019
Submitted on Jul 12, 2019

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