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  • Entomology 213720 MCZ Entomology
  • Acraea acrita
  • partial animal: wings (envelope); partial animal: body (ethanol: -80°C)
  • Nyika, 3 km N of Thazima gate, hill with Brachystegia woodland
  • Africa: Zambia: Northern
  • 10/15/2012
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Acraea acrita Hewitson, 1865
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Nymphalidae Heliconiinae Acraeini Acraea acrita
Identified by Marianne Espeland
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Africa
Country: Zambia
State/Province: Northern
Specific Locality: Nyika, 3 km N of Thazima gate, hill with Brachystegia woodland
Verbatim Locality: Malawi, Northern Region, Nyika, 3 km N of Thazima gate, hill with Brachystegia woodland (when we returned on 28.x the hill was completely burnt), -10.81288° S, 33.58958° E, 1757m
Locality Remarks: When we returned on 28.X the hill was completely burnt.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 1757 to 1757 m
Coordinates: -10.81288° 33.58958° (Datum: unknown)
Marianne Espeland; 2002-02-10; Source: collector-provided data
Collecting Date: 10/15/2012
Collectors
Marianne Espeland
Preparators
Rachel L. Hawkins
Identifiers
specimen code: ME-12-C725
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal: body (ethanol: -80°C) good on loan 1
partial animal: wings (envelope) good on loan 1
Attributes
life stage: Adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins