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Charaxes pollux (Black-bordered Charaxes)
Charaxes pollux, also called Black-bordered Charaxes is a
Charaxes varanes (Pearl Charaxes)
Charaxes varanes, also called Pearl Charaxes is a nice butterfly from Afrotropic ecozone (Africa). The first description was in 1764 by Cramer. The wingspan is about 8.0 – 10.0 cm. The Pearl Charaxes is a member of the family NYMPHALIDAE. The butterfly is white and brown. The hind wings have one tail.
Hypolimnas salmacis (Blue Diadem)
Hypolimnas salmacis, also called Blue Diadem is a beautiful . The first description was in 1773 by Druce. The wingspan is about 8.0 – 9.0 cm. The Blue Diadem is a member of the family NYMPHALIDAE. The butterfly is black, but it has white and blue areas on the wing.
The following genera are members of the family Nymphalidae (brush-footed butterflies) and they are represented on this homepage.