Genus: Charaxes

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Phylum: Arthopoda > Mandibulata > Atelocerata > Panhexapoda > Hexapoda > Insecta (insects) > Dicondyla > Pterygota > Metapterygota > Neoptera > Eumetabola > Holometabola > Panorpida > Amphiesmenoptera > Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) > Glossata > Coelolepida > Myoglossata > Neolepidoptera > Heteroneura > Ditrysia > Apoditrysia > Obtectomera > Macrolepidoptera > Rhopalocera (butterflies) > Superfamily: Papilionoidea > Family: Nymphalidae > Subfamily: Charaxinae

Species indigenous to southern Africa

List from Vári & Kroon (2002).

Charaxes achaemenes (Bushveld emperor)    

 

Charaxes acuminatus

 

 

Charaxes alpinus

 

 

Charaxes baumanni

 

 

Charaxes bohemani (Large blue emperor)

 

 

Charaxes brainei

 

 

Charaxes brutus (White-barred emperor)

 

Charaxes candiope (Green-veined emperor)

 

Charaxes castor (Giant emperor)        

 

Charaxes chittyi

 

 

Charaxes cithaeron (Blue-spotted emporer)

 

Charaxes druceanus (Silver-barred emperor)

 

Charaxes etesipe (Scarce forest emperor)

 

 

Charaxes ethalion (Satyr emperor)

 

Charaxes fulguratus

 

 

Charaxes gallagheri

 

 

Charaxes guderiana (Blue-spangled emperor)

 

 

Charaxes jahlusa (Pearl-spotted emperor)

 

Charaxes jasius (Foxy emperor)

 

Charaxes karkloof (Karkloof emperor)

 

 Charaxes macclounii      

 

 

Charaxes manica

 

 

Charaxes marieps (Marieps emperor)

 

 

Charaxes nichetes

 

 

Charaxes pelias (Protea emperor)

 

 

Charaxes penricei

 

 

Charaxes phaeus (Demon emperor)

 

Charaxes pollux

 

 

Charaxes pondoensis (Pondo emperor)

 

Charaxes protoclea (Flame-bordered emperor)

 

 

Charaxes pseudophaeus 

 

 

Charaxes vansoni (Van son's emperor)

 

Charaxes varanes (Pearl emperor)  

 

Charaxes violetta (Violet-spotted emporer)

 

 

Charaxes xiphares (Forest king emporer)

 

Charaxes zambeziensis

 

 

Charaxes zoolina (Club-tailed emperor)

 

Publications

  • VÁRI, L., KROON, D.M., & KRÜGER, M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in southern Africa. Simple Solutions, Chatswood Australia.

 


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