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Sarangesa bouvieri

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Hesperiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Sarangesa

Sarangesa bouvieri, Bouvier's elfin, is a butterfly in the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Angola, Uganda, western Kenya and north-western Tanzania. The habitat consists of dry forests and successional habitats.

Adults are attracted to flowers.

The larvae feed on Acanthaceae species.

References

Sarangesa bouvieri Wikipedia


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