Scientific name Acraea caldarena
|Similar Acraea oncaea, Acraea anemosa, Acraea acrita, Acraea axina, Acraea rabbaiae|
Acraea caldarena, the black tip acraea or black-tipped acraea, is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in southern and southeastern Africa.
The wingspan is 40–50 mm (1.6–2.0 in) for males and 45–55 mm (1.8–2.2 in) for females. Adults are on the wing year round, with a peak from August to April in southern Africa.
The larvae feed on Passifloraceae species, including Tricliceras longipedunculatum and Adenia species.