Catuna niji

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Catuna niji
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Catuna
Species: C. niji
Binomial name
Catuna niji
Fox, 1965[1]
  • Catuna rectecostata Büttikofer, 1890

Catuna niji, or Fox's pathfinder, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, western Ghana, western Cameroon, Gabon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the Mayoumbe region).[2] The habitat consists of forests.

The larvae feed on Manilkara, Englerophytum, Vincentella and Afrosersalisia species.


  1. ^ "Catuna Kirby, 1871" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Nymphalidae - Tribe Adoliadini