Bicyclus dentata

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Bicyclus dentata
Dentate bush brown (Bicyclus dentata).jpg
Queen Elizabeth Park, Uganda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Bicyclus
Species: B. dentata
Binomial name
Bicyclus dentata
(Sharpe, 1898)[1]
  • Mycalesis dentata Sharpe, 1898
  • Mycalesis fluviatilis Grose-Smith, 1898

Bicyclus dentata, the dentate bush brown, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in western and central Kenya, western Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] The habitat consists of semi-montane and montane forests.

Adults are attracted to fermenting fruit.