16 December 2018
Acraea orestia, the Orestia glassy acraea, is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Central African Republic, Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. The habitat consists of disturbed forests and successional growth. The larvae feed on Laportea ovalifolia.
Acraea orestia orestia (Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Bioko, Gabon, Central African Republic, Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, western Kenya, north-western Tanzania) Acraea orestia sambar Stoneham, 1943 (Tanzania: north-east to the Usambara Mountains)