Genus: Digama 

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Species native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Digama aganais

 

Digama budonga

 

Digama lithosioides

 

Digama meridionalis

 

Digama ostentata

 

Digama spilleri

 

References

  • COMPTON, S.G. 1987. Aganais speciosa and Danaus chrysippus (Lepidoptera) sabotage the latex defences of their host plants. Ecological Entomology 12: 115-118.

  • VÁRI, L., KROON, D.M., & KRÜGER, M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in southern Africa. Simple Solutions, Chatswood Australia.

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