Deudorix dinochares - Apricot playboy

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Deudorix dinochares
Deudorix dinochares

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Painted Dog Conservation Centre, Hwange

Species details:

Distribution: From Saudi Arabia along the eastern side of Africa to Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Eswatini and northern South Africa. Also in Madagascar.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
CombretaceaeCombretum zeyheri (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeBurkea africana (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeBobgunnia madagascariensis (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeXanthocercis zambesiaca (Larval foodplant)
MyrtaceaeSyzygium cordatum (Larval foodplant)
PhyllanthaceaePseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia (Larval foodplant)
RubiaceaeGardenia volkensii subsp. volkensii var. volkensii (Larval foodplant)
RubiaceaeGardenia volkensii subsp. spatulifolia (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 166.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 180.

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: Deudorix dinochares ., retrieved 17 April 2024

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