Teniorhinus harona

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Teniorhinus harona
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Teniorhinus harona figure 13
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T. harona
Binomial name
Teniorhinus harona
(Westwood, 1881)[1]
Synonyms
  • Pamphila harona Westwood, 1881
  • Pamphila ruso Mabille, 1891
  • Oxypalpus [Pamphila] ruso var. merops Weymer, 1901

Teniorhinus harona, the arrowhead orange or arrowhead skipper, is a butterfly in the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Shaba), Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Botswana.[2] The habitat consists of deciduous woodland and Brachystegia woodland.

Adults of both sexes are attracted to flowers and males mud-puddle. Adults are on wing from August to October and from December to May in two generations per year.

The larvae feed on Brachystegia boehmii.

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