Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Charaxes achaemenes
There are 2 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank. Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species. See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Charaxes achaemenes
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 3
Species With Barcodes: 1
Larvae feed on Pterocarpus rotundifolius, Pterocarpus angolensis, Xanthocercis zambesiana, Dalbergia boehmii, Piliostigma thonningii, Pterocarpus erinaceus, Dalbergia nitidula, Brachystegia spiciformis.
- C. a. achaemenes C. & R. Felder, 1867 (eastern Kenya, Tanzania, south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, south-eastern Angola, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland)
- C. a. atlantica van Someren, 1970 (Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo)
- C. a. monticola Joicey & Talbot, 1925 (northern Nigeria, northern Cameroon, Central African Republic, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo: Ituri, western Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya: west of the Rift Valley)
Charaxes achaemenes is a member of the species group Charaxes etesipe
The clade members are
- Charaxes, funet.fi
- Woodhall, Steve. Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Cape Town:Struik Publishers, 2005
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