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Charaxes castor

Charaxes castor

Profile Charaxes Castor1

Also known as the Giant Emporor.  It is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family and is found throughout the Afrotropical ecozone below the Sahel.

The wingspan is 75–85 mm in males and 85–105 mm in females. The flight period is year-round but more common in late summer to autumn.

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This species can be found throughout the Afrotropical ecozone below the Sahel.

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