Green-veined Charaxes

(Charaxes candiope)

Green-veined Charaxes
Native to: 

Sub-Saharan Africa

Plant Association: 

Larvae feed on plants in the Euphorbiaceae family 

Interesting Fact: 

Green-veined charaxes larvae have large green bodies and heads decorated with horns to intimidate any potential predators.   

Photograph by: 
Patty Dodson