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Aethiopana Bethune-Baker 1915

Aethiopana honorius (Fabricius 1793)

The Acraea Blue

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Liptenini


The ventral wing surface of this African species resembles that of an acraeine.

Other Names for Aethiopana honorius (Fabricius 1793)


Ackery, P. R., Smith, C. R. & Vane-Wright, R. I. (ed.) 1995 Carcasson's African butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.

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

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