Acraea sotikensis

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Acraea sotikensis
Figure 15
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Acraea
Species: A. sotikensis
Binomial name
Acraea sotikensis
Sharpe, 1892[1]
  • Acraea (Actinote) sotikensis
  • Acraea supponina Staudinger, 1896
  • Acraea supponina ninapo Suffert, 1904
  • Acraea sotikensis f. katana Eltringham, 1912
  • Acraea sotikensis rowena Eltringham, 1912
  • Acraea rupicola Schultze, 1912
  • Acraea sotikensis var. hansmeyeri Strand, 1913
  • Acraea sotikensis var. rowenina Gaede, 1915
  • Acraea karscheni var. cruentata Gaede, 1916
  • Acraea sotikensis f. bayeri Schouteden, 1919
  • Acraea karschi ab. vulcanica Schultze, 1923
  • Acraea sotikensis katerensis Stoneham, 1943
  • Acraea sotikensis f. exclamationis Stoneham, 1943
  • Acraea sotikensis f. albisubapex Stoneham, 1943
  • Acraea sotikensis f. rowena ab. mariae Dufrane, 1945
  • Acraea sotikensis f. rowena ab. alberici Dufrane, 1945

Acraea sotikensis, the Sotik acraea, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi and Zambia.[2] The habitat consists of forests.

The larvae feed on Triumfetta species.


Acraea sotikensis is a member of the Acraea bonasia species group; see Acraea.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Acraea Fabricius, 1807" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Nymphalidae - Tribe Acraeini

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