African Butterfly Database

Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)

Taxonomy:

 Family: Nymphalidae
 Subfamily: Nymphalinae
 Tribus: Nymphalini

Type locality:

Occurrence:

 Angola; Lokoli Swamp Forest - Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; Comoros; Congo; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Ivory Coast; Kakamega Forest - Kenya; Lesotho; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Rodrigues - Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Nigeria; Oman; Réunion; Rwanda; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Somalia; South Africa; South Sudan; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania; Togo; Uganda; United Arab Emirates; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe;

Biogeographical class

Ubiquitous species

Ecological class

Pan-African

Conservation status

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