Precis milonia

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Broad-banded commodore
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In Adalbert Seitz's Fauna Africana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Precis
Species: P. milonia
Binomial name
Precis milonia
Synonyms
  • Junonia kowara Ward, 1871
  • Precis milonia var. wintgensi Strand, 1909

Precis milonia, the broad-banded commodore, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Nigeria, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.[2] The habitat consists of primary lowland forests.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Precis milonia milonia (eastern Nigeria, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  • Precis milonia wintgensi Strand, 1909 (eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, western Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi)

References[edit]

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