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Barcode data: Charaxes ansorgei

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


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.

AAAGATATTGGAACTTTATATTTTATTTTTGGAATTTGAGCAGGAATAGTTGGAACTTCACTT---AGTTTAATTATTCGAACTGAATTAGGAAACCCCGGAGCTTTAATTGGAGAT---GATCAAATTTATAATACTATTGTGACAGCTCATGCTTTCATTATAATTTTTTTTATAGTTATACCTATTATAATTGGAGGATTTGGTAATTGATTAGTTCCTTTAATA---TTAGGAGCCCCAGATATAGCTTTCCCCCGAATAAATAATATAAGATTTTGATTATTACCCCCCTCTTTAATTTTATTAATCTCCAGAAGAATTGTAGAAAATGGAGCAGGAACAGGATGAACAGTTTACCCCCCTTTATCTTCAAATATTGCTCATGGAGGATCATCAGTTGATCTA---GCAATTTTCTCCCTTCATTTAGCTGGAATTTCATCCATCTTAGGAGCAATTAATTTCATTACTACTATCATTAATATACGAGTTAATAATATATCTTATGATCAAATACCATTATTTGTATGATCAGTTGGAATTACTGCTTTACTATTATTATTATCTTTACCAGTTTTAGCTGGA---GCAATTACTATACTATTAACTGATCGAAATTTAAATACTTCTTTTTTTGACCCAGCAGGAGGAGGAGATCCAATTCTATACCAACATTTATTTTGATTTTTTGNTCATCCAGAAGTTTATATTTTAATTTACCCTGGATTTGGGATAATTTCTCATATTATTTCCCAAGAAAGAGGAAAAAAA---GAAACTTTTGGTAATCTAGGAATAATTTATGCTATATTAGCGATTGGATTATTAGGATTTATTGTTTGAGCTCATCATATATTTACAGTAGGAATAGATATTGATACTCGAGCCTATTTCACTTCAGCTACTATAATTATTGCTGTTCCTACAGGAATTAAAATTTTTAGATGATTA---GCAACCCTTCACGGAACT---CAAATTAACTATAGACCATCCATGTTATGAAGATTAGGATTTATTTTTTTATTTACCGTAGGAGGTTTAACAGGAGTAATTTTAGCTAATTCATCTATTGATATTGCTCTTCATGATACTTATTATGTTGTAGCACATTTTCATTATGTT---CTTTCTATAGGAGCTGTATTTGCTATTTTAGGAGGATTTGTACATTGATATCCTTTATTTACTGGATTAGTACTTAATCCTTATTTATTAAAAATTCAATTTATTTCTATATTTATTGGTGTTAATTTAACCTTTTTTCCCCAACATTTCTTAGGATTAGCAGGAATACCACGA---CGTTATTCCGATTATCCAGATAGTTTTCTT---TCATGAAATATTATTTCATCGTTTGGGTCATATATATCCTTATTTTCTATAATAATAGTAATAATTATTATTTGAGAATCTATAATTTATCAACGAATTATT---TTATTCTCCTTAAATATAACATCATCA
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Charaxes ansorgei

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Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 3
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Charaxes ansorgei

Charaxes ansorgei is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.[2] The habitat consists of montane forest on altitudes between 2,000 and 3,000 meters. The larvae feed on Bersama abyssinica abyssinica, Bersama abyssinica englerana and Bersama paullinoides.

Montane forest in Zambia

Description[edit]

A full description is given by Rothschild, W. And Jordan, K., 1900 Novitates Zoologicae Volume 7:287-524. [1] page 428-429 (for terms see Novitates Zoologicae Volume 5:545-601 [2])

Subspecies[edit]

  • C. a. ansorgei (Uganda: slopes of Mount Elgon, Kenya: highlands west of the Rift Valley)
  • C. a. jacksoni Poulton, 1933 (Kenya: highlands east of the Rift Valley)
  • C. a. kilimanjarica van Someren, 1967 (Tanzania: Kilimanjaro)
  • C. a. kinyeti Plantrou, 1989 (Sudan (south to Imatong, Kinyeti and Didinga Mountains)
  • C. a. kungwensis van Someren, 1967 (Tanzania: eastern shores of Lake Tanganyika)
  • C. a. levicki Poulton, 1933 (southern highlands of Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia)
  • C. a. loita Plantrou, 1982 (southern Kenya, northern Tanzania)
  • C. a. ruandana Talbot, 1932 (south-western Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • C. a. rydoni van Someren, 1967 (north-eastern Tanzania)
  • C. a. simoni Turlin, 1987 (north-eastern Tanzania)
  • C. a. ufipa Kielland, 1978 (western Tanzania)

Taxonomy[edit]

The members of the Charaxes jasius group are:

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