Gonometa robusta - Msasa moth

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Gonometa robusta
Gonometa robusta
Gonometa robusta

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

Species details:

Notes: 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: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Gonometa robusta .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400360, retrieved 29 June 2017

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