Moltena fiara - Banana-tree nightfighter

Species details:

Notes:
Distribution: Known from Southern Mozambique and KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape South Africa.
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Related plant species:
StrelitziaceaeStrelitzia nicolai (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Henning, G.A., Pringle, E.L.L. & Ball, J.B. (1994), Pennington's Butterflies of Southern Africa, Struik Winchester, Cape Town, p. 329.
Henning, G.A., Henning, S.F., Joannou, J.G. & Woodhall, S.E. (1997), Living Butterflies of Southern Africa, Volume 1, Umdaus Press, Hatfield, South Africa, p. 165.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 398.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Moltena fiara .
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403750, retrieved 27 October 2020

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