Rhinobombyx cuneata - Zigzag eggarlet

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Rhinobombyx cuneata

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Zambezi Sands River Lodge, Zambezi National Park.

Species details:

Note: The image shows a male. Females lack the white spot in the wings.
Distribution: Known from Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
CombretaceaeCombretum hereroense subsp. hereroense (Larval foodplant)
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: Rhinobombyx cuneata .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403490, retrieved 19 May 2019

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