Grammodora nigrolineata - Black-lined eggar

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Grammodora nigrolineata

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, EO Wilson Lab, Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park.

Species details:

Distribution: Known from DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeCassia (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAlbizia (Larval foodplant)
Related plant species:
CombretaceaeCombretum apiculatum subsp. apiculatum (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeBrachystegia spiciformis (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeCassia abbreviata (Larval foodplant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeSenna singueana (Larval foodplant)
MeliaceaeEntandrophragma caudatum (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Picker, M., Griffiths, C. & Weaving, A. (2002), Field guide to Insects of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 346.

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Grammodora nigrolineata ., retrieved 27 February 2024

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