Ariadne actisanes

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Ariadne actisanes
In Adalbert Seitz's Fauna Africana
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Ariadne
A. actisanes
Binomial name
Ariadne actisanes
(Hewitson, 1875)[1]
  • Ergolis actisanes Hewitson, 1875

Ariadne actisanes, the large castor, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] The habitat consists of disturbed areas in forests.


  1. ^ "Ariadne Horsfield, [1829]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ "Afrotropical Butterflies: Nymphalidae - Tribe Biblidini". Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved 2012-06-18.