Cymothoe capella

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Cymothoe capella
In Adalbert Seitz's Fauna Africana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Cymothoe
Species: C. capella
Binomial name
Cymothoe capella
(Ward, 1871)[1]
  • Harma capella Ward, 1871

Cymothoe capella, the golden glider, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Nigeria (the Cross River loop and the eastern part of the country), Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Tshopo and Sankuru).[2] The habitat consists of primary forests.


  1. ^ "Cymothoe Hübner, [1819]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Nymphalidae - Tribe Limenitidini