Acraea cerasa, the tree top acraea, is a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found in most of south-eastern Africa.
The wingspan is 32–38 mm for males and 37–45 mm for females. Adults are on wing year round, with a peak from October to April. It is very scarce in dry months.
The larvae feed on Rawsonia lucida and Drypetes gerrardii.
- Acraea cerasa cerasa (KwaZulu-Natal to Kenya east of Rift Valley)
- Acraea cerasa cerita Sharpe, 1906 Uganda and possibly north-western Tanzania and eastern Zaire)
- Acraea cerasa kiellandi Carcasson, 1964 (the highlands west of Lake Tanganyika)
- Acraea cerasa unimaculata Grose-Smith, 1898 (the highlands west of the Rift Valley in Kenya)
- ^ Acraea at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
- ^ Woodhall, S. Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 2005.