Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
clytus
NOTES

A large slow flying butterfly which generally flies just above the grass. The larvae feed on various species of grass.


AUTHORITY
(Linnaeus, 1764)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: A large brown butterfly with eye spots and cream markings
Colour: Brown
Common Name
South coast widow
Butterfly
Habitat
NOTES: Found fluttering slowly in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Papillio clytus
Leptoneura clytus
Papilio tisiphone



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