Chiasmia simplicilinea - Oblique peacock

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Chiasmia simplicilinea

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Species details:

Note: Larva a green looper with fine white lines and a cream central line and black dots on each segment.
Distribution: Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa as far as the Eastern Cape.
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Related plant species:
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAcacia dealbata (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily MimosoideaeAcacia mearnsii (Food plant)
Literature:

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Chiasmia simplicilinea .
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400910, retrieved 20 May 2019

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