Praedora marshalli (Marshall's hawkmoth)

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Praedora Marshalli Male

Praedora marshalli male [photo J. Joannou ]

Named after Sir Guy Marshall.

Distribution

'Transvaal' (South Africa), Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda (Pinhey 1975).

Larval host-plants

Unknown.

Publications

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

 

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