Epiphora mythimnia 10 larvae

Epiphora mythimnia 10 larvae
Epiphora mythimnia 10 larvae Epiphora mythimnia 10 larvae Epiphora mythimnia 10 larvae Epiphora mythimnia 10 larvae
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Description

Epiphora mythimnia Africa 

 

A fine African species, seldom obtained. The moth has deeply hooked wings and markings not unlike those of Atlas, but the colouring is a unique combination of burgundy, white and yellow, with clear triangular and circular eye-spots. mythimnia is one of the smaller species, and very beautiful.

Reported larval foodplants are Ceanothus, Croton (colourful foliage house plant) and Alder Buckthorn Frangula alnus.