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Forest Glade Nymph

Aterica galene

Description:

The wingspan is 45-55 mm.

Habitat:

Rainforest. There are 2 species in the genus Aterica - galene which is distributed throughout tropical Africa, and rabena which is endemic to Madagascar.

Notes:

I spotted this beside a stream near Mountain Paradise Lodge in eastern Ghana.

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dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Volta, Ghana

Spotted on Feb 29, 2004
Submitted on May 28, 2011

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