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Acraea egina (Cramer, [1775])

Самец  (Acraea egina)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Heliconiinae tribe Acraeini genus Acraea → species Acraea egina

Species name(s)

Acraea egina (Cramer, [1775]) = Papilio egina Cramer, [1775] = Papilio rudolphina Herbst, 1792 = Papilio persephone Fabricius, 1793 = zidora Godart, 1819 = Acraea (Acraea) egina.


60—90 mm.

Самец  (Acraea egina)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Размах крыльев от 6 до 9 см. [15]. Peter Khramov.


  • Вся тропическая Африка до севера Зимбабве и Мозамбика. [15]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Лёт обычно на высоте 2—3 м, цветы посещает редко. [15]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Acraea egina


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03.03.2016 2:31, Peter Khramov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 60—90 mm.

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