Nephele argentifera - Silver-barred nephele

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Nephele argentifera

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, plateau above Nhagutua Gorge, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma.

Species details:

Note:
Distribution: Rwanda, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe And South Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeCarissa macrocarpa (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeLandolphia buchananii (Larval foodplant)
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and RauvolfioideaeLandolphia kirkii (Larval foodplant)
Literature: Pinhey, E.C.G. (1975), Hawk Moths of Central and Southern Africa, Thomas Meikle Series No. 2, Longmans Southern Africa, Cape Town, p. 67.
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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: Nephele argentifera .
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=402390, retrieved 21 April 2018

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