Andriasa contraria

[= Polyptychus contrarius]

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Andriasa contraria

Andriasa contraria male [photo J. Joannou ]

Distribution

Tropical and subtropical regions of Africa.

 Host-plants

Spathodea campanulata (recorded by Pinhey 1975, p. 133).

 
 

Publications

  • Pinhey, E.C.G. 1975. Moths of Southern Africa. Tafelberg, Cape Town.

 

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