Eurytela alinda

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Eurytela alinda
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In Adalbert Seitz's Fauna Africana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Eurytela
Species: E. alinda
Binomial name
Eurytela alinda
Mabille, 1893[1]

Eurytela alinda, the forest golden piper, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Nigeria (the southern part of the country and the Cross River loop), Cameroon, Bioko, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[2] The habitat consists of clearings and secondary growth near forests.

The larvae feed on Tetracarpidium conophorum.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eurytela at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Nymphalidae - Tribe Biblidini