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Katreus Watson 1893

Katreus johnstonii (Butler 1888)

the Giant Scarce Sprite

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Celaenorrhinini


This west African species is very large, and dark brown with a golden transverse band across the forewing apex.

Other Names for Katreus johnstonii (Butler 1888)


Ackery PR, Smith CR, and Vane-Wright RI eds. 1995. Carcasson's African butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.

Larsen, TB. 2005. Butterflies of West Africa. Stenstrup, DK: Apollo Books.

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