African Butterfly Database

Melanitis leda (Linnaeus, 1758)

Taxonomy:

 Family: Nymphalidae
 Subfamily: Satyrinae
 Tribus: Melanitini

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Occurrence:

 Lokoli Swamp Forest - Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Cape Verde; Comoros; Equatorial Guinea; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Ivory Coast; Kakamega Forest - Kenya; Liberia; Madagascar; Mali; Rodrigues - Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Nigeria; Oman; Réunion; Sao Tome and Principe; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; South Africa; Swaziland; Mafia Island - Tanzania; Togo; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe;

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