Gonometa robusta - Msasa moth

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Gonometa robusta
Gonometa robusta
Gonometa robusta

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Cumberland Valley near Juliasdale.

Species details:

Note: Caterpillars large, covered in highly irritant hairs; living gregariously.
Distribution:
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Related plant species:
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeBrachystegia spiciformis (Food plant)
Literature: africanmoths.com

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Gonometa robusta .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400360, retrieved 26 March 2017

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