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Cymothoe beckeri Herrich-Schäffer, 1853

Самец  Cymothoe beckeri


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Limenitidinae tribe Neptini genus Cymothoe → species Cymothoe beckeri

Species name(s)

Cymothoe beckeri Herrich-Schäffer, 1853 = Diadema beckeri Herrich-Schäffer, [1853] = Cymothoe theodota Hewitson, 1864 = Cymothoe theocranta Karsch, 1894 = aurora Neustetter, 1952 = Cymothoe theodota Hewitson 1864.

African Sunrise


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Orange, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Самец  Cymothoe beckeri

Detailed information with references


  • Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Republic of Congo, Angola, Uganda, Central African Republic (CAR) Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Macaranga, Caloncoba Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Subspecies Cymothoe beckeri


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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21.10.2014 8:13, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Each specimen. Butterfly is different, so everything must underside. Two identical butterfly does not happen, as well as two people are alike :) I propose to close this discussion on this page.

20.10.2014 21:00, Alex Dumchus

From nevylozhennyh me earlier there S.coccinata and female Cymothoe sangaris. The rest I can lay underside.

20.10.2014 20:02, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Alexander, it is this, the African race: Cymothoe Hübner, 1819 very interested. Laid out, please, what do you have on it :)

20.10.2014 18:15, Alex Dumchus

Schazz lay. Recently the revision, there is no ph of this family.

20.10.2014 17:51, Vasiliy Feoktistov

The female is very necessary. It is a completely different appearance. A picture type is generally one was, my. Since 2009, Alexander :) if-you had looked at the page with the photo, saw-be that she is male and is :)

20.10.2014 17:34, Alex Dumchus

It is male. Basil, I realized I did not give this type of photo? Or he was before me sfotat Dmitry? (I try not to repeat). And I have a female of this species. It should be a photo?

08.01.2011 22:47, Dmitriy Pozhogin


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