Charaxes ethalion

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Charaxes ethalion
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Taxonomía
Reino: Animalia
Filo: Arthropoda
Clase: Insecta
Orden: Lepidoptera
Familia: Nymphalidae
Subfamilia: Charaxinae
Tribu: Charaxini
Género: Charaxes
Especie: C. ethalion
(Boisduval, 1847)
Sinonimia
  • Nymphalis ethalion Boisduval, 1847
  • Nymphalis erithalion Doubleday, 1849
  • Charaxes rosae Butler, 1895
  • Charaxes ethalion f. swynnertoni Poulton, 1919
  • Charaxes ethalion ethalion f. aurantimacula van Someren, 1967
  • Charaxes ethalion nyassana f. cithaeronides van Someren, 1967
  • Charaxes ethalion nyassana f. suppressa van Someren, 1967
  • Charaxes ethalion nyassana f. imitans van Someren, 1967
  • Charaxes ethalion nyasana van Someren, 1967
  • Charaxes ethalion nyassana f. demaculata van Someren, 1967
  • Charaxes ethalion nyasicus van Someren, 1975
  • Charaxes etheocles f. ethalionoides Carpenter, 1945
  • Charaxes ethalion f. howardi van Someren and Jackson, 1952

Charaxes ethalion, es una especie de lepidoptera perteneciente a la familia Nymphalidae. Se encuentra en el sur de África.[1]

Tiene una envergadura de alas de 45–55 mm en los machos y 50–63 mm las hembras.[2]

Las larvas se alimentan de spp. de Albizia, Peltophorum africanum, Dichrostachys cinerea, Acacia ataxacantha, y Scutia myrtina.[1][2]

Subespecies[editar]

Lista alfabética.[1]

  • C. e. binghami Henning, 1982 (Zambia, northern Zimbabwe)
  • C. e. ethalion Boisduval, 1847 (Mozambique, eastern Zimbabwe, Swaziland, South Africa: Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal)
  • C. e. fisheri Henning, 1982 (Zambia: north to the southern part of Lake Tanganyika)
  • C. e. handmani Henning, 1982 (Malawi: south to the Mlanje district)
  • C. e. kikuyuensis van Someren, 1967 (Kenya: highlands east of the Rift Valley)
  • C. e. kitungulensis Strand, 1911 (Tanzania, Malawi, Democratic Republic of Congo: Lualaba, Shaba, Maniema)
  • C. e. littoralis van Someren, 1967 (eastern Kenya, eastern Tanzania)
  • C. e. marsabitensis van Someren, 1967 (Kenya: north to Mount Marsabit)
  • C. e. nyanzae van Someren, 1967 (Uganda, south-western Kenya, western Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo: east to Lake Mweru)

Referencias[editar]

  1. a b c Charaxes, funet.fi
  2. a b Woodhall, Steve. Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Cape Town:Struik Publishers, 2005