Charaxes analava

Charaxes analava is a butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found on Madagascar. The habitat consists of forests.


A full description is given by Rothschild, W and Jordan, K. (1900). Novitates Zoologicae Volume 7:287-524. [] page 362-364 (for terms see Novitates Zoologicae Volume 5:545-601 [])


Charaxes varanes group. Subgenus Stonehamia (Hadrodontes)

The group members are
  • Charaxes varanes
  • Charaxes fulvescens very similar to varanes
  • Charaxes acuminatus very pointed forewing
  • Charaxes balfouri
  • Charaxes analava
  • Charaxes nicati
  • Charaxes bertrami perhaps subspecies of varanes
  • Charaxes saperanus
  • Charaxes defulvata