Colotis antevippe gavisa - Red tip

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Colotis antevippe
Colotis antevippe

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve.

Species details:

Note: The photographs show female. The male has deep orange-red tips and a black "moustach" on the forewings only.
Distribution: Common throughout the savanna areas and coastal bush of Southern Africa.
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Related plant species:
CapparaceaeBoscia albitrunca (Food plant)
CapparaceaeCapparis sepiaria var. subglabra (Food plant)
CapparaceaeMaerua juncea (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: Colotis antevippe gavisa., retrieved 22 April 2024

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