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Charaxes fournierae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nymphalidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Charaxes
Similar  Charaxes acraeoides, Charaxes lydiae, Charaxes eudoxus, Charaxes nobilis, Charaxes cedreatis

Goliathus cacicus and charaxes fournierae iridescence


Charaxes fournierae, the euphaedra charaxes, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. The habitat consists of lowland evergreen forests.

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Subspecies

  • Charaxes fournierae fournierae (Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, western Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  • Charaxes fournierae jolybouyeri Vingerhoedt, 1998 (Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana) considered a full species by Vingerhoedt et al.
  • Charaxes fournierae kigeziensis Howarth, 1969 (Uganda: south-west to south-west Kigezi)
  • Charaxes fournierae vandenberghei Collins, 1982 (Rwanda: west to the Nyungwe Forest)
  • Etymology

    The name honours Aimée Fournier de Horrack.

    Taxonomy

    Charaxes acraeoides group.

    the supposed clade members are:

  • Charaxes acraeoides
  • Charaxes fournierae rare
  • Charaxes jolybouyeri (as subspecies above) rare
  • References

    Charaxes fournierae Wikipedia


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