Charaxes velox

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Charaxes velox
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Charaxes
C. velox
Binomial name
Charaxes velox

Charaxes velox is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found on Socotra, an island in the Arabian Sea.[3]


A full description is given by Walter Rothschild and Karl Jordan, 1900 Novitates Zoologicae volume 7:287-524. [1] page 368 for terms see volume 5:545-601 [2]


The species is sometimes treated as a subspecies of Charaxes candiope.

Charaxes candiope group. The group members are:


  1. ^ Ogilvie-Grant, W.R. 1899. Descriptions of three new species of butterflies. Bulletin of the Liverpool Museums 2: 10-11.
  2. ^ "Charaxes Ochsenheimer, 1816" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  3. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: File H - Charaxinae - Tribe Charaxini

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