Heteropsis phaea

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Heteropsis phaea
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In Adalbert Seitz's Fauna Africana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Heteropsis
Species: H. phaea
Binomial name
Heteropsis phaea
(Karsch, 1894)[1]
Synonyms
  • Mycalesis phaea Karsch, 1894
  • Henotesia phaea
  • Henotesia phaea katangensis Overlaet, 1955
  • Henotesia phaea katangensis f. albata Overlaet, 1955
  • Henotesia phaea ignota Libert, 2006

Heteropsis phaea is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia.[2] The habitat consists of open Brachystegia woodland.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Heteropsis phaea phaea (Angola, eastern and southern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, north-western Tanzania, western Kenya, Zambia)
  • Heteropsis phaea ignota (Libert, 2006) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

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