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Precis sinuata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nymphalidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Precis
Precis sinuata
Similar  Precis ceryne, Precis cuama, Precis eurodoce, Precis pelarga, Junonia cymodoce

Precis sinuata, the wide-banded commodore, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe, the Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique. The habitat consists of forests and woodland.

The larvae feed on Platostoma species.

Subspecies

  • Precis sinuata sinuata (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Sao Tome Island, Congo, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Tanzania, northern Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique)
  • Precis sinuata hecqui Berger, 1981 (Democratic Republic of Congo: Kivu, western Uganda, Rwanda, western Kenya, north-western Tanzania)
  • References

    Precis sinuata Wikipedia


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