Ophiusa mejanesi - Variable Drab

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Ophiusa mejanesi
Ophiusa mejanesi
Ophiusa mejanesi

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Shashe Wilderness Camp, Tuli (left), Ndundu Lodge, Vumba (centre) and Bunga Camp, Gorongosa National Park (right).

Species details:

Notes: A species with very variable colours in the upper wings.
Distribution: Widespread in Tropical Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
MyrtaceaeEucalyptus (Larval food plant)
Related plant species:
CombretaceaeQuisqualis indica (Larval 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: Ophiusa mejanesi .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402750, retrieved 25 November 2017

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