Charaxes kheili

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Charaxes kheili
Charaxes kheili MHNT dos.jpg
Dorsal side
Charaxes kheili MHNT ventre.jpg
Ventral side
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Charaxes
Species: C. kheili
Binomial name
Charaxes kheili
Staudinger, 1896[1]
  • Charaxes kheili f. curvilinea Basquin and Turlin, 1986
  • Charaxes kheili f. flavimacula Basquin and Turlin, 1986
  • Charaxes kheili f. caeruleolinea Basquin and Turlin, 1986

Charaxes kheili is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Cameroon, Gabon, the Central African Republic and the north-western part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] The habitat consists of woodland savanna.


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


Afrotropical ecozone


  • Victor Gurney Logan Van Someren, 1969 Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Part V. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) (Entomology)75-166.[1]

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