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Blue Pansy - imago - Bobiri National Reserve, Ghana - Nov-04 [Mike Weiner]

Photo © Mike Weiner
Blue Pansy

Junonia oenone
joo-NO-nee-uh
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Number: 59.0321
B&F No.: 1587
Family:Nymphalidae (Swainson, 1827)
Subfamily:Nymphalinae (Swainson, 1827)
Tribe:Junoniini (Reuter, 1896)
Genus:Junonia (Hübner, 1819)
Subgenus: 
Species:oenone (Linnaeus, 1758)
Adventive
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  Introduction  

This is an Asian and African species, and a single specimen was caught in Clarence Lane, Roehampton in Surrey on 5th June 1950. It is believed to have been accidentally introduced in goods transported to the British Isles.

Junonia oenone

This species was first defined in Linnaeus (1758) as shown here (type locality: Asia).


Blue Pansy - imago - Bobiri National Reserve, Ghana - Nov-04 [Mike Weiner]
Male
Photo © Mike Weiner
Blue Pansy (Junonia oenone oenone), Saint Lucia, South Africa (15/03/2012)
Male Underside
Photo © Michaeljf
Female
Female Underside

  Phenology  

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  Habitat  

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  Imago  

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Blue Pansy - imago - Bobiri National Reserve, Ghana - Nov-04 [Mike Weiner]
Photo © Mike Weiner
Blue Pansy (Junonia oenone oenone), Saint Lucia, South Africa (15/03/2012)
Photo © Michaeljf
Blue Pansy (Junonia oenone oenone), Saint Lucia, South Africa (15/03/2012)
Photo © Michaeljf

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  Similar Species  

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  References  

The species description provided here references the following publications:

ReferenceDetails
Linnaeus (1758) Linnaeus, C.: Systema Naturae. Edn.10. 1758.

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