Mocis proverai

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Mocis proverai

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Species details:

Note: The basic colour can vary from very grey to orange brown and the narrowly triangular dark streak on the inside margin of the forewing can be more or less absent.
Distribution: Throughout Africa, Madacascar and other Indian Ocean Islands.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeVigna radiata var. sublobata (Larval food plant)
PoaceaePanicum maximum (Larval food plant)
PoaceaeSorghum bicolor (Larval food plant)
PoaceaeZea mays (Larval 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: Mocis proverai .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402720, retrieved 29 March 2017

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