Charaxes gallagheri

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Charaxes gallagheri
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Charaxes
Species: C. gallagheri
Binomial name
Charaxes gallagheri
van Son, 1962[1]

Charaxes gallagheri, the Gallagher's charaxes, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in central and eastern Zimbabwe and Zambia.[2] The habitat consists of granite-boulder hills in savanna.

There are two generations per year with adults on wing from November to December and again from late February to April.

The larvae feed on Diospyros natalensis.


Charaxes gallagheri is a member of the large species group Charaxes etheocles.


  • Victor Gurney Logan Van Someren, 1966 Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Part III. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) (Entomology) 45-101.[1]

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