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Junonia sophia (Fabricius, 1793)

Имаго  Junonia sophia


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Nymphalinae tribe Junoniini genus Junonia → species Junonia sophia

Species name(s)

Junonia sophia (Fabricius, 1793) = Papilio sophia Fabricius, 1793 = leucotincta (Strand, 1911) = ferenigra (Schultze, 1920) = nigeria (Stoneham, 1934) = Precis sophia. [9, 85]



Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Junonia sophia

Detailed information with references

Taxonomy, synonyms and combinations

  • Papilio sophia Fabricius, 1793. [9].
  • Precis sophia albida Suffert, 1904. [9].


  • Africa: Zaire, Angola, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia North. [9].

Subspecies of Junonia sophia


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Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

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26.01.2014 14:51, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Ethiopic.

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