Celaenorrhinus bettoni

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Celaenorrhinus bettoni
Celaenorrhinus bettoni figure 48
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Celaenorrhinus
Species: C. bettoni
Binomial name
Celaenorrhinus bettoni
Butler, 1902[1]
  • Celaenorrhinus obscuripennis Strand, 1913
  • Celaenorrhinus modestus Rebel, 1914
  • Sarangesa hypoxanthina Mabille & Boullet, 1916

Celaenorrhinus bettoni, Betton's sprite or Betton's flat, is a butterfly in the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Nigeria, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique and eastern Zimbabwe.[2] The habitat consists of forests.

Adult males mud-puddle.[2]


  1. ^ "Celaenorrhinus Hübner, [1819]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ a b Afrotropical Butterflies: Hesperiidae - Subfamily Pyrginae