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Introduction

A striking sexually dimorphic west African species.

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Charaxes ameliae

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank.   Below is the 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.  Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.

AAAGATATTGGAACTTTATACTTTATTTTCGGAATTTGAGCAGGAATAGTAGGAACTTCTCTT---AGTTTAATTATTCGAACTGAATTAGGAAATCCTGGAGCCTTAATTGGAAAT---GATCAGATTTATAATACTATTGTTACAGCTCATGCATTTATTATAATTTTCTTTATAGTAATACCTATTATAATTGGAGGATTTGGTAATTGATTAGTCCCCTTAATA---CTAGGAGCCCCAGATATAGCTTTCCCCCGAATAAATAATATAAGATTTTGACTATTACCCCCATCCTTAATTTTATTAATTTCTAGAAGAATTGTAGAAAATGGAGCAGGAACAGGATGAACAGTTTACCCCCCTTTATCCTCAAATATTGCTCATGGAGGCTCATCAGTTGATTTA---GCAATTTTTTCTCTACATTTAGCTGGAATTTCATCTATTTTAGGAGCAATTAATTTTATTACTACAATTATTAATATACGGATTAATAATATAGCCTATGATCAAATACCTTTATTTGTATGATCTGTAGGAATTACTGCGTTATTATTACTTTTATCTTTACCAGTTTTAGCTGGA---GCTATTACTATATTATTAACTGATCGAAATTTAAATACTTNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNGCATCCAGAAGTTTATATTTTAATTTTACCTGGATTTGGAATAATTTCTCATATTATTTCTCAAGAAAGAGGAAAAAAG---GAAACTTTTGGAAATTTAGGAATAATTTATGCTATACTAGCTATTGGATTACTTGGATTTATTGTTTGAGCACATCACATATTTACAGTAGGAATAGATATTGATACTCGAGCTTATTTCACTTCAGCTACTATAATTATTGCTGTTCCTACAGGAATTAAAATTTTTAGTTGATTA---GCAACTCTTCATGGAACT---CAAATTAACTATAGACCTTCTATATTATGAAGATTAGGATTTATTTTTTTATTTACTGTAGGAGGATTAACAGGAGTAATTTTAGCTAATTCATCAATTGATATTGCTCTTCATGATACTTACTATGTTGTAGCTCATTTTCATTATGTT---CTTTCTATAGGAGCTGTATTTGCTATCTTAGGAGGATTTGTACATTGATATCCATTATTTACTGGATTAGTTCTTAACCCTTATTTATTAAAAATTCAATTTATTTCTATATTTATTGGAGTTAATTTAACCTTTTTTCCTCAACATTTTTTAGGATTAGCAGGAATACCTCGA---CGTTATTCTGATTACCCAGATAGCTTTCTT---TCATGAAATATTATCTCATCTTTTGGATCTTATATTTCTTTATTTTCTATAATAATAGTAATAATTATTATTTGAGAATCTATAATCTACCAACGAATTATT---TTATTTTCATTAAATATAACATCATCC
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Charaxes ameliae

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Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Wikipedia

Charaxes ameliae

Charaxes ameliae, the Blue-spotted Charaxes, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania and Malawi.[2] The habitat consists of forests and Brachystegia woodland.

The larvae feed on Brachystegia spiciformis, Julbernardia globiflora, Albizia adianthifolia and Baikiaea insignis.

Description[edit]

A full description is given by Rothschild, W. And Jordan, K., 1900 Novitates Zoologicae Volume 7:287-524. [1] page 391-394 (for terms see Novitates Zoologicae Volume 5:545-601 [2])

Taxonomy[edit]

Charaxes tiridates group

the supposed clade members are

For a full list see Eric Vingerhoedt, 2013 [3]

Subspecies[edit]

  • Charaxes ameliae ameliae (Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Charaxes ameliae amelina Joicey & Talbot, 1925 (Tanzania: Kigoma, Malawi, northern Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo: Shaba)
  • Charaxes ameliae doumeti Henning, 1989 (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, western Nigeria)
  • Charaxes ameliae victoriae van Someren, 1972 (Uganda, western Kenya, north-western Tanzania)

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