the Giant Scarce SpriteAndrew V. Z. Brower
This west African species is very large, and dark brown with a golden transverse band across the forewing apex.
Other Names for Katreus johnstonii
- Vernacular Names: the Giant Scarce Sprite
Ackery PR, Smith CR, and Vane-Wright RI eds. 1995. Carcasson's African butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.
Larsen, TB. 2005. Butterflies of West Africa. Stenstrup, DK: Apollo Books.
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- First online 04 March 2007
- Content changed 30 July 2009
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2009. Katreus http://tolweb.org/Katreus_johnstonii/95355/2009.07.30 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Katreus johnstonii . the Giant Scarce Sprite. Version 30 July 2009 (under construction).