Acraea pharsalus, the East African Forest Acraea or Pharsalus Acraea, is a butterfly in the Nymphalidae family. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia, Angola, Zambia and Mozambique. The habitat consists of forests and riverine vegetation in Guinea savanna.
Adults have been recorded from July to September.
- Acraea pharsalus pharsalus (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea: Bioko and Annobon, Angola, northern Democratic Republic of Congo, southern Sudan, Uganda, western Kenya, Tanzania, northern Zambia)
- Acraea pharsalus carmen Pyrcz, 1991 (Equatorial Guinea: island of Principe)
- Acraea pharsalus pharsaloides Holland, 1892 (eastern Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique)
- Acraea pharsalus rhodina Rothschild, 1902 (Ethiopia, Sudan: south to the Boma plateau)
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