Cyana pretoriae - Pretoria red-lines

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Cyana pretoriae
Cyana pretoriae
Cyana pretoriae

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Umwinzidale, Harare North (left); Cloud Pool, Mwanza, Mozambique (centre); Camp Amalinda, Matobo (right).

Species details:

Note: Although the larvae are mostly known to feed on lichens, they have also been recorded feeding on Ipomoea spp.
Distribution: Gabon, DRC, Uganda, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.,
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
ConvolvulaceaeIpomoea (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
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: Cyana pretoriae .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402510, retrieved 22 May 2017

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