Coenyropsis natalii

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Coenyropsis natalii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Coenyropsis
Species: C. natalii
Binomial name
Coenyropsis natalii
(Boisduval, 1847)[1]
Synonyms
  • Satyrus natalii Boisduval, 1847
  • Pseudonympha schultzei Grünberg, 1910

Coenyropsis natalii, the Natal brown, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found in South Africa.

The wingspan is 34–38 mm for males and 36–38 mm for females. Adults are on wing from late October to May (with a peak in mid-summer). There is a single extended generation per year.[2]

The larvae probably feed on Poaceae grasses.

Subspecies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coenyropsis van Son, 1958" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik. ISBN 978-1-86872-724-7.