spilosoma lineata - Veined Ermine

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spilosoma lineata
spilosoma lineata
spilosoma lineata

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Chirinda Forest (2x left) and Nhago Camp, Coutada 12, Sofala, Mozambique (right)

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Known from Angola, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
NyctaginaceaeBoerhavia (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
AsteraceaeTagetes minuta (Larval foodplant)
AsteraceaeZinnia peruviana (Larval foodplant)
ColchicaceaeGloriosa superba (Larval foodplant)
Literature: africanmoths.com

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: spilosoma lineata .
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403120, retrieved 22 February 2018

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