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Eagris denuba

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Hesperiidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Eagris
Eagris denuba

Eagris denuba, the cream flat, is a butterfly in the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sudan and Ethiopia. The habitat consists of forests.

Adults of both sexes are attracted to flowers and males feed from bird droppings and occasionally mud-puddle.

Subspecies

  • Eagris denuba denuba (Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, western Cameroon)
  • Eagris denuba obliterata Carpenter, 1928 (southern Sudan, Ethiopia)
  • References

    Eagris denuba Wikipedia


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