Egybolis vaillantina - Peach moth

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Egybolis vaillantina

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Catapu, Mozambique

Species details:

Notes: This spectacular species is one of the few truely diurnal moths
Distribution: From the Cape in South Africa to Kenya, favouring coastal areas and low-altitude river valleys
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Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
MalvaceaeGossypium hirsutum (Food plant)
RosaceaePrunus persica (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: Egybolis vaillantina .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=401120, retrieved 22 August 2017

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