Fresna netopha

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Fresna netopha
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Fresna
Species: F. netopha
Binomial name
Fresna netopha
(Hewitson, 1878)[1]
Synonyms
  • Hesperia netopha Hewitson, 1878

Fresna netopha, the common Acraea skipper, is a butterfly in the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, western Kenya, Tanzania and north-eastern Zambia.[2] The habitat consists of drier, open forests and the transitional zone between forests and Guinea savanna.

Adults are attracted to flowers.

The larvae feed on Afrormosia laxiflora.

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