Cacyreus palemon palemon - Water bronze

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Cacyreus palemon

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Mt Gorongosa, Mozambique.

Species details:

Note: Flies during most of the year from sea level to mountainous areas in grassland and along streambanks.
Distribution: from KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho to Eastern Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Related plant families:
Geraniaceae (Food plant)
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
GeraniaceaeGeranium incanum subsp. nyassense (Food plant)
GeraniaceaePelargonium luridum (Food plant)

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Cacyreus palemon palemon., retrieved 13 April 2024

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