Acraea acuta

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Acraea acuta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Acraea
Species: A. acuta
Binomial name
Acraea acuta
Howarth, 1969[1]
Synonyms
  • Acraea ansorgei acuta Howarth, 1969
  • Acraea (Actinote) acuta
  • Acraea ansorgei acuta f. flava Howarth, 1969
  • Acraea ansorgei acuta f. alba Howarth, 1969
  • Acraea ansorgei acuta f. chrysippina Howarth, 1969
  • Acraea ansorgei acuta f. handmani Howarth, 1969
  • Acraea ansorgei acuta f. cottrelli Howarth, 1969
  • Acraea ansorgei acuta f. australis Howarth, 1969
  • Acraea ansorgei acuta f. reducta Howarth, 1969
  • Acraea ansorgei acuta f. radiata Howarth, 1969
  • Acraea ansorgei acuta f. rubrobasalis Howarth, 1969

Acraea acuta is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.[2] The habitat consists of montane forests and mountain summits with evergreen shrubs.

The larvae probably feed on Urera species.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Acraea acuta acuta (Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia)
  • Acraea acuta ngorongoro Kielland, 1990 (northern Tanzania)
  • Acraea acuta nigromaculata Kielland, 1990 (north-eastern Tanzania)
  • Acraea acuta rubrobasalis Kielland, 1990 (north-eastern Tanzania)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Acraea Fabricius, 1807" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Nymphalidae - Tribe Acraeini

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