Bebearia demetra

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Bebearia demetra
Euriphene soemis.JPG
Euriphene soemis1.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Bebearia
Species: B. demetra
Binomial name
Bebearia demetra
(Godart, 1824)[1]
  • Nymphalis demetra Godart, 1824
  • Bebearia (Bebearia) demetra
  • Euryphene soemis Hewitson, 1864
  • Euryphene leonina Staudinger, 1891
  • Euryphene demetra obsolescens Talbot, 1928

Bebearia demetra, the grey forester, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon and the Central African Republic.[2] The habitat consists of wet forests.


  • Bebearia demetra demetra (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, western Nigeria)
  • Bebearia demetra obsolescens (Talbot, 1928) (Cameroon, Gabon, Central African Republic)


  1. ^ "Bebearia Hemming, 1960" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Nymphalidae - Tribe Adoliadini