Micraphe lateritia - Rosy slug

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Micraphe lateritia
Micraphe lateritia
Micraphe lateritia

Photo(s): Bart Wursten: Bunga Ranger Camp, Gorongosa National Park (left) and Ndundu Lodge, Vumba (2x right).

Species details:

Notes:
Distribution: Niger, Togo, Nigeria, DRCongo, Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeBauhinia (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
AnacardiaceaeSchinus molle (Larval foodplant)
EuphorbiaceaeAleurites moluccana (Larval foodplant)
EuphorbiaceaeRicinus communis var. communis (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeBrachystegia spiciformis (Larval foodplant)
MyrtaceaeSyzygium cumini (Larval foodplant)
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: Micraphe lateritia .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402930, retrieved 22 August 2017

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