Platycorynus dejeani - Milkweed leaf beetle

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Platycorynus dejeani
Platycorynus dejeani
Platycorynus dejeani
Platycorynus dejeani
Platycorynus dejeani

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Inyangombe Falls, Nyanga (3x left); Masvingo-Beitbridge rd near Ngundu (second right); Hippo Pools (right).

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa and southern Africa.
Larval food (by plant family):
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae (Foodplant)
Larval food (by plant genus):
Larval food (by plant species):
Literature:

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Caprivi: Coleoptera - Beetles: Platycorynus dejeani .
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403720, retrieved 17 June 2021

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