Comoro friar

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Comoro friar
Amauris comorana depicted in Seitz Fauna Africana
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Amauris
A. comorana
Binomial name
Amauris comorana
Oberthür, 1897

The Comoro friar (Amauris comorana) is a species of nymphalid butterfly in the Danainae subfamily. It is endemic to the Comoros, where it is only found on the island of Grand Comore.[1]



  • Lepidoptera Specialist Group (1996). "Amauris comorana". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1996: e.T1001A3153377. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T1001A3153377.en. Retrieved 20 December 2017.

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