Charaxes richelmanni

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Charaxes richelmanni
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Charaxes
Species: C. richelmanni
Binomial name
Charaxes richelmanni
Röber, 1936[1]
  • Charaxes fallax Richelmann, 1913
  • Charaxes orientalis Scheven, 1975 (preocc.)

Charaxes richelmanni is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania.[2] The habitat consists of lowland evergreen forests.


  • C. r. richelmanni (southern Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • C. r. ducarmei Plantrou, 1982 (Democratic Republic of Congo: Kivu) – may be a full species
  • C. r. scheveni Ackery, 1995 (Tanzania)


The members of the Charaxes jasius group are:


  • Victor Gurney Logan Van Someren, 1970 Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Part VI. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) (Entomology)197-250.[1]

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