Micraphe lateritia - Rosy slug

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Micraphe lateritia
Micraphe lateritia
Micraphe lateritia

Photo(s): Bart Wursten: Bunga Ranger Camp, Gorongosa National Park (left) and Ndundu Lodge, Vumba (2x right).

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Niger, Togo, Nigeria, DRCongo, Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeBauhinia (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
EuphorbiaceaeRicinus communis var. communis (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeBrachystegia spiciformis (Larval foodplant)
MyrtaceaeSyzygium cumini (Larval foodplant)
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: Micraphe lateritia .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402930, retrieved 22 May 2017

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