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Coeliades hanno

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Coeliades hanno, the three pip policeman or western policeman, is a butterfly in the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), São Tomé, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, western Kenya, western Tanzania and Zambia.[2] The habitat consists of forests and dense savanna.

Adults of both sexes are attracted to flowers and adult males also feed on bird droppings.

The larvae feed on Flabellaria paniculata and Acridocarpus species.

References

  1. ^ Coeliades, funet.fi
  2. ^ "Afrotropical Butterflies: Hesperiidae - Subfamily Coeliadinae". Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2013-01-24.
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Coeliades hanno: Brief Summary

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Coeliades hanno, the three pip policeman or western policeman, is a butterfly in the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), São Tomé, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, western Kenya, western Tanzania and Zambia. The habitat consists of forests and dense savanna.

Adults of both sexes are attracted to flowers and adult males also feed on bird droppings.

The larvae feed on Flabellaria paniculata and Acridocarpus species.

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