Catuna oberthueri

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Catuna oberthueri
Catuna oberthueri male.jpg
Male – Mbalmayo, Cameroon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Catuna
Species: C. oberthueri
Binomial name
Catuna oberthueri
Karsch, 1894[1]

Catuna oberthueri, or Oberthür's pathfinder, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family, named after the French entomologist Charles Oberthür. It is found in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and western Tanzania.[2] The habitat consists of forests.

In Adalbert Seitz's Fauna Africana


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

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