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Heteropsis peitho

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nymphalidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Heteropsis
Heteropsis peitho
Similar  Heteropsis, Biblidinae, Limenitidinae, Charaxinae, Nymphalinae

Heteropsis peitho, the forest patroller, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, western Kenya and north-western Tanzania. The habitat consists of high forests.


  • Heteropsis peitho peitho (Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Heteropsis peitho gigas (Libert, 2006) (western Kenya, north-western Tanzania)
  • Heteropsis peitho reducta (Libert, 2006) (Uganda)
  • References

    Heteropsis peitho Wikipedia

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