Bombycomorpha bifascia - Pale eggarlet, Pepper-tree moth

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Bombycomorpha bifascia
Bombycomorpha bifascia
Bombycomorpha bifascia
Bombycomorpha bifascia
Bombycomorpha bifascia

Photo(s): Paul Venter, South Africa.

Species details:

Notes: A relatively small and white-coloured species, unusual for this family.
Distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, namibia and South Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
AnacardiaceaeRhus (Food plant)
Related plant species:
AnacardiaceaeRhus dentata (Food plant)
AnacardiaceaeSchinus molle (Food plant)
Literature: africanmoths.com
wikipedia.org

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: Bombycomorpha bifascia .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402230, retrieved 29 June 2017

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