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Rhodogastria amasis (Cramer, 1779)

Tricoloured Tiger.

SYNONYMS
Bombyx amasis, Phalaena amasis, Noctua serici, Chelonia erythronata, Aloa delineata, Munychia callipyga, Bombyx thunbergii, Dionychopus amasis,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 2
amasis, similis,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Rhus, Senecio, Cotyledon. Cassia, Passiflora caerulea, Calodendrum, Cestrum auranticum, Clerodendrum glabrum, Senna multiglandulosa, Acacia mearnsii, Nuxia floribunda, Tagetes erecta, Tecomaria capensis, Sonchus oleraceus,

 

Rhodogastria amasis
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
amasis/similis comparison
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
 
Distribution Map
 
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