Euphaedra janetta

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Euphaedra janetta
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E. janetta
Binomial name
Euphaedra janetta
(Butler, 1871)[1]
Synonyms
  • Romaleosoma janetta Butler, 1871
  • Euphaedra (Euphaedrana) janetta
  • Euphaedra themis ab. reducta Bartel, 1905
  • Euphaedra themis var. janettina Gaede, 1916
  • Euphaedra janetta var. viridis Schultze, 1920
  • Euphaedra janetta f. or Hecq, 1987
  • Euphaedra janetta var. insularis Schultze, 1920
  • Euphaedra campaspe f. campaspoides Hecq, 1982

Euphaedra janetta, the Janetta Themis forester, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] The habitat consists of forests.

Adults are attracted to fallen fruit.

Subspecies[edit]

  • E. j. janetta (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, western Cameroon)
  • E. j. campaspoides Hecq, 1985 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic)
  • E. j. insularis Schultze, 1920 (Bioko)
  • E. j. remota Hecq, 1991 (Democratic Republic of the Congo: Equateur, Central African Republic)

References[edit]

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