Acraea utengulensis

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Acraea utengulensis
Acraea acrita utengulensis figure 9
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Acraea
Species: A. utengulensis
Binomial name
Acraea utengulensis
Thurau, 1903[1]
  • Acraea acrita var. utengulensis Thurau, 1903
  • Acraea (Acraea) utengulensis
  • Acraea (acrita) manca f. taborensis Le Doux, 1931

Acraea utengulensis, the Tanzanian fiery acraea, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in northern and central Tanzania and Zambia.[2]


Acraea utengulensis is a member of the Acraea acrita species group. The clade members are:

Treated as a form of Acraea pudorina by Per Olof Christopher Aurivillius in Adalbert Seitz's Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde (in English: The Macrolepidoptera of the World) (1907).


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

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