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Actinote oberthueri (Butler 1895)

Oberthuer's Acraea

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Actinote


The most common west African yellow-banded Actinote. Larvae are gregarious on Ancistrocarpus densispinosus (Tiliaceae) (Larsen, 2005).

Other Names for Actinote oberthueri (Butler 1895)


Larsen, T. B. 2005 Butterflies of West Africa. Stenstrup, Denmark: Apollo Books.

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Scientific Name Actinote oberthueri
Location Nigeria: Port Harcourt
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Dirk Motshagen
Life Cycle Stage adult
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Source http://www.dirkmotshagen.com/Nigeria/Butterflies1/images/Acraea%20oberthueri.jpg
Source Collection Nigeria butterflies
Copyright © 2009 Dirk Motshagen
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