Trichopisthia igneotincta

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Trichopisthia igneotincta

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

Species details:

Note: A very dark form barely showing the bars on the wings.
Distribution: Known from DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola, Namibia, Botswana and South africa but likely more widespread.
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Related plant species:
CombretaceaeTerminalia sericea (Larval foodplant)
Literature: africanmoths.com

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Botswana: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Trichopisthia igneotincta .
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403470, retrieved 12 December 2017

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