Hemerophanes Hemerophanes libyra - Variegated Vapourer

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Hemerophanes Hemerophanes libyra

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Cloud Pool, Gorongosa National Park, Muanza

Species details:

Notes: A very variable species. The form in the image is probably named f. flammeola
Distribution: East Africa to South Africa, Angola and Namibia.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
CombretaceaeCombretum (Larval food plant)
Related plant species:
CombretaceaeQuisqualis indica (Larval food plant)
Literature: africanmoths.com

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Hemerophanes Hemerophanes libyra .
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402890, retrieved 4 December 2023

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