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Abisara neavei

Abisara neavei

''Abisara neavei'', the Neave's Judy or Neave's banded Judy, is a butterfly in the Riodinidae family. It is found in Nigeria, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. The habitat consists of primary and gallery forests, as well as the fringes of submontane forests.

The larvae feed on ''Maesa lanceolata''.
Neave's Judy butterfly (Abisara Neavei) at Mabira Forest Butterfly Abisara neavei seen 26.06.2016 at Mabira Forest Abisara neavei,Butterfly,Mabira Forest,Neave's Judy,Uganda,abisara neavei

Naming

*''A. n. neavei''
⤷ ''A. n. congdoni'' Kielland, 1985
⤷ ''A. n. dollmani'' Riley, 1932
⤷ ''A. n. kivuensis'' Riley, 1932
⤷ ''A. n. latifasciata'' Riley, 1932
⤷ ''A. n. mahale'' Kielland, 1978

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyRiodinidae
GenusAbisara
SpeciesA. neavei