Gomalia elma elma - Green-marbled skipper or -sandman

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Gomalia elma

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Widespread in Africa and Arabia.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
MalvaceaeAbutilon grandiflorum (Food plant)
MalvaceaeAbutilon grantii (Larval foodplant)
MalvaceaeAbutilon indicum subsp. guineense (Larval foodplant)
MalvaceaeAbutilon sonneratianum (Food plant)
MalvaceaeSida cordifolia subsp. maculata (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. 320.
Woodhall, S. (2005), Field guide to Butterflies of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 380.
Williams, M,C. (2008), Butterflies and Skippers of the Afrotropical Region, Nymphalidae subfamily Libytheinae, p. 174, Online Encyclopaedia.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Gomalia elma elma.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=401150, retrieved 16 January 2018

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