Lithosia similipuncta - Buttoned footman

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Lithosia similipuncta
Lithosia similipuncta

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Great Zimbabwe Hotel, Masvingo.

Species details:

Note: The larvae of this species feed on lichen.
Distribution: Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
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Literature: Pinhey, E. (1975), Some Well Known African Moths, Bundu Series, Longman Rhodesia, p. 75.

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: Lithosia similipuncta .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=401870, retrieved 21 October 2017

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