Garden Commodore

Precis archesia
Precis archesia
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Precis archesia, the garden inspector or garden commodore, is a species of butterfly in the family Nymphalidae, native to Subsaharan Africa. Wingspan: 45–50 mm for males and 50–60 mm for females. Flight period is year-round with two main broods between September to March and April to August.

Garden Commodore

Precis archesia

Is Garden Commodore harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Lepidoptera
family: Nymphalidae
genus: Precis


Larval food plants include Plectranthus esculentus, Plectranthus fruticosus, Rabdosiella calycina, Pycnostachys reticulata, and Pycnostachys urticifolia.