Carlisis wahlbergii - Gardenia twig wilter

Images: Click on each image to see a larger version

Carlisis wahlbergii

Photo(s): Ian Riddell, Harare, Zimbabwe.

Species details:

Note: Often found in abundance on Gardenia volkensii shrubs.
Distribution: Probably widespread in Africa.
Larval food (by plant family):
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
RubiaceaeGardenia volkensii subsp. volkensii var. volkensii (Food plant)
RubiaceaeGardenia volkensii subsp. spatulifolia (Food plant)
Literature: Picker, M., Griffiths, C. & Weaving, A. (2002), Field guide to Insects of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 126.

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: Hemiptera - True Bugs: Carlisis wahlbergii ., retrieved 18 June 2024

Site software last modified: 12 February 2018 12:06am
Terms of use