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Bebearia oxione

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nymphalidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Bebearia
Bebearia oxione
Similar  Bebearia abesa, Bebearia cutteri, Bebearia mardania, Bebearia absolon, Bebearia sophus

Bebearia oxione, the Banded Forester, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of Congo, Angola, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda. The habitat consists of forests.

Adults are attracted to fallen fruit.

The larvae feed on Maranthochloa species, including Maranthochloa purpurea.

Subspecies

  • Bebearia oxione oxione (Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria)
  • Bebearia oxione squalida (Talbot, 1928) (Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Angola, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda)
  • References

    Bebearia oxione Wikipedia


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