Grammodora nigrolineata - Black-lined eggar

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Grammodora nigrolineata

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, EO Wilson Lab, Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park.

Species details:

Distribution: Known from DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeCassia (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAlbizia (Larval foodplant)
Larval food (by plant species):
CombretaceaeCombretum apiculatum subsp. apiculatum (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeBrachystegia spiciformis (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeSenna singueana (Larval foodplant)
MeliaceaeEntandrophragma caudatum (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Picker, M., Griffiths, C. & Weaving, A. (2002), Field guide to Insects of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 346.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Caprivi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Grammodora nigrolineata ., retrieved 3 March 2024

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