Sphingonaepiopsis nana

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     Sphingonaepiopsis Nana Female                      

Sphingonaepiopsis nana female [photo J. Joannou ]          

Distribution 

South Africa ('Transvaal'), Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Kenya to equatorial West Africa, Arabian Peninsula (Pinhey 1975).

Larval host-plants

various species in: (Pinhey 1975)

Family: Rubiaceae

Information from Pinhey (1975).

 

Links

Publications

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

  

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