Sevenia rosa

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Rosa's tree nymph
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In Adalbert Seitz's Fauna Africana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Sevenia
Species: S. rosa
Binomial name
Sevenia rosa
(Hewitson, 1877)
Synonyms
  • Crenis rosa Hewitson, 1877
  • Sallya rosa
  • Crenis mafiae Staudinger, 1897

Sevenia rosa, or Rosa's tree nymph, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family found in South Africa.

Wingspan: 50–60 mm in males and 52–62 mm in females.[1]

Flight period is recorded as October to January but might be year round.[1]

Larval food is Sapium ellipticum, Maprounes africana and Pseudolachnostylis species.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik. ISBN 978-1-86872-724-7.