Eucraera gemmata - Budded lappet

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Eucraera gemmata
Eucraera gemmata

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Sinamatela Camp, Hwange National Park(left) and EO Wilson Lab, Chitengo, Gorongsa National Park

Species details:

Notes: Sexes very similar
Distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeBrachystegia (Food plant)
Related plant species:
AnacardiaceaeLannea discolor (Food plant)
AnacardiaceaeLannea edulis var. edulis (Food plant)
AnacardiaceaeLannea schweinfurthii (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeJulbernardia globiflora (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: Eucraera gemmata .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=401090, retrieved 29 June 2017

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