Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Bicyclus
Family: Nymphalidae (Insecta/Lepidoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
safitza
NOTES

A common forest butterfly which is slow flying and often settles on the ground along paths and open glades. The wing edges are scalloped. The larvae feed on grasses such as Ehrharta.


AUTHORITY
(Westwood, 1850)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: Has two eyespots on the front wings surrounded by a yellow ring. The hind wings have a row of eyespots on the underside.
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Common bush brown
Butterfly
Habitat
NOTES: Common in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Mycalesis safitza



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