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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Charaxes alticola

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Charaxes alticola

Charaxes alticola is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda.[2] The habitat consists of montane forests.

The larvae feed on Arundinaria alpinus.


The species is sometimes treated as a subspecies of Charaxes boueti.It is a member of the Charaxes cynthia species group.


  • van Someren, V.G.L. (1970). Revisional notes on African Charaxes (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Part VI. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) (Entomology)197-250.[1] page 230, plate 6
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