Amata alicia - Maid Alice

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Amata alicia
Amata alicia
Amata alicia
Amata alicia

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Tiger Kloof, Mutare (left) and Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.

Species details:

Notes: Very similar to A. cerbera. Distinguished by the white frons and white segments in the legs.
Distribution: Widespread from Morocco to Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
RubiaceaeCoffea (Food plant)
Related plant species:
RubiaceaeCoffea arabica (Food plant)
Literature:

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: Amata alicia .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400650, retrieved 27 July 2017

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