Charaxes fionae

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Charaxes fionae
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Charaxes
Species: C. fionae
Binomial name
Charaxes fionae
Henning, 1977[1][2]

Charaxes fionae is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in central, southern and eastern Zambia, Malawi and western Tanzania.[3] The habitat consists of Brachystegia woodland.

The larvae feed on Acacia amythethophylla, Dalbergia boehmii and Entada abyssinica.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Charaxes Ochsenheimer, 1816" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Henning, S.F. (1977) Description and biology of a new species of Charaxes Ochsenheimer from central Africa (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Annals of the Transvaal Museum 30 (20):231-238.
  3. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: File H - Charaxinae - Tribe Charaxini

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