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Orange-streak Acraea

Acraea bonasia

Description:

Acraea bonasia, the Bonasia Acraea, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. There are 228 Acraea species, of which 223 are Afrotropical in distribution. The majority are found in the forests and savannahs of East Africa, Adult males mud puddle and visit patches of urine and animal excrement.

Habitat:

On a dirt road that ran through the center of Kibale forest. Here patches of sun penetrated the forest and there were many butterflies.

Notes:

Kibale National Park (pronounced Chibale) is a national park in South Uganda protecting moist evergreen rain forest. It is 766 km² in size and is located between 1,100–1,600 meters in elevation. Kibale is one of the last remaining expanses to contain both lowland and montane forests. In East Africa, it sustains the last significant expanse of pre-montane forest.

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Kamwenge, Uganda

Spotted on Jul 12, 2014
Submitted on Aug 7, 2014

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