Ornate green charaxes butterfly

This female butterfly was collected in 1971 in Bangui, West Africa. Our records suggest that it was one of a number of specimens purchased for the collection by Anthony Adams (previous curator) from Le Blond’s Zoologists in London.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Central Africa
Common Name
ornate green charaxes butterfly
Simple Name
insect: butterfly
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)

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NYMPHALIDAE: Charaxes subornatus Schultz, 1916: ornate green charaxes