Lilac tip butterfly

This butterfly was originally part of Suffert’s collection before being added to that of Mr Joicey whose collection was donated to the Museum. This specimen was collected in Lindi, Tanzania in 1912.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Natural History
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Collection Area Region
East Africa
Collector Excavator
Joicey, Mr James John (from the collection of): Suffert (from the collection of)
Common Name
lilac tip butterfly
Simple Name
insect: butterfly
Period Classification
Edwardian (1901-1914)
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PIERIDAE: Colotis celimene (Lucas, 1852): lilac tip