Lithosia similipuncta - Buttoned footman

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Lithosia similipuncta
Lithosia similipuncta

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Great Zimbabwe Hotel, Masvingo.

Species details:

Note: The larvae of this species feed on lichen.
Distribution: Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
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Literature: Pinhey, E. (1975), Some Well Known African Moths, Bundu Series, Longman Rhodesia, p. 75.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Caprivi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Lithosia similipuncta .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=401870, retrieved 21 January 2019

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