Asura sagenaria - Crossed Footman

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Asura sagenaria

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Zebra Ranger Camp, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.

Species details:

Notes: The larvae of this species mainly feed on lichens but are also known to feed on the leaves of Cinnamon trees.
Distribution: Tropical Africa.
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Related plant species:
LauraceaeCinnamomum verum (Larval food plant)

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Asura sagenaria ., retrieved 15 June 2024

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