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Batocnema africanus (Distant, 1899)

Harelquin Hawk.

SYNONYMS
Polyptychus africanus,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 2
africanus, cocquerelii,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Sclerocarya birrea, Mangifera indica,

Batocnema africanus
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
Batocnema africanus   Batocnema africanus   Batocnema africanus
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (ZW)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
Batocnema africanus   Batocnema africanus   Batocnema africanus
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: H. Roland
 
Photo: A. Liebenberg
Live (ZA)
 
 
Distribution Map
Batocnema africanus     map
Photo: D. Van der Walt