Diaphone eumela - Cherry spot

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Diaphone eumela
Diaphone eumela

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Nyanga National Park (left) and Chimanimani Mts (right).

Species details:

Notes:
Distribution: Known from Cameroon, DRC, Uganda, Somalia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
AmaryllidaceaeCrinum (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
ColchicaceaeOrnithoglossum vulgare (Larval foodplant)
HyacinthaceaeDipcadi viride (Larval foodplant)
HyacinthaceaeOrnithogalum tenuifolium subsp. tenuifolium (Larval foodplant)
MusaceaeMusa paradisiaca (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Picker, M., Griffiths, C. & Weaving, A. (2002), Field guide to Insects of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 356.
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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: Diaphone eumela .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403220, retrieved 24 November 2017

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