Cyana pretoriae - Pretoria red-lines

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Cyana pretoriae
Cyana pretoriae
Cyana pretoriae

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Umwinzidale, Harare North (left); Cloud Pool, Mwanza, Mozambique (centre); Camp Amalinda, Matobo (right).

Species details:

Note: Although the larvae are mostly known to feed on lichens, they have also been recorded feeding on Ipomoea spp.
Distribution: Gabon, DRC, Uganda, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.,
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
ConvolvulaceaeIpomoea (Larval foodplant)
Larval food (by plant species):
Literature: africanmoths.com

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: Cyana pretoriae .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402510, retrieved 19 March 2019

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