Mocis proverai

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Mocis proverai

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Species details:

Notes: The basic colour can vary from very grey to orange brown and the narrowly triangular dark streak on the inside margin of the forewing can be more or less absent.
Distribution: Throughout Africa, Madacascar and other Indian Ocean Islands.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeGlycine max (Larval food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeMedicago sativa (Larval food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeVigna radiata var. sublobata (Larval food plant)
PoaceaeOryza sativa (Larval food plant)
PoaceaePanicum maximum (Larval food plant)
PoaceaeSorghum bicolor (Larval food plant)
PoaceaeZea mays (Larval food plant)
Literature: africanmoths.com

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Mocis proverai .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402720, retrieved 13 December 2017

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