Cartaletis libyssa - Monarch looper

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Cartaletis libyssa

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, John Meikle Forestry Reserve, Stapleford.

Species details:

Note: Colour can vary from pale apricot yellow to deep orange-red.
Distribution: Known from DRC, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
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Related plant species:
RubiaceaeOxyanthus speciosus subsp. stenocarpus (Larval foodplant)
Literature: africanmoths.com

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Cartaletis libyssa .
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403670, retrieved 20 January 2019

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