Sweetpotato butterfly, Acraea acerata (Hewitson 1874)

Sweetpotato Pests

Synonyms:

Actinote acerata (Hewitson 1874)
Acraea vinidia (Hewitson 1874)
Acraea tenella (Rogenhofer 1891)
Telchinia tenella (Rogenhofer 1891)
Acraea abbotti (Holland 1892)
Acraea brahmsi (Suffert 1904)
Acraea vinidia diavina (Suffert 1904)
Acraea pullula (Gr├╝nberg 1911)
Acraea vinidia ab. ruandae (Gr├╝nberg 1911)
Acraea acerata vinidia ab. burigensis (Strand 1913)
Acraea acerata tenella f. alluaudi (Le Cerf 1927)
Acraea acerata hoursti (Le Cerf 1927)

Taxonomic position:

Insecta, Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae

Authors:

J.S. Okonya, N. Mujica, P. Carhuapoma, & J. Kroschel

Common names:

Small yellow-banded Acraea, the Falls Acraea (English)

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