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Phaiogramma stibolepida

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Geometridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Tribe  Hemitheini
Phaiogramma stibolepida

Phaiogramma stibolepida is a species of moth of the Geometridae family. It is found in eastern and southern Africa and on Madagascar.

The larvae feed on Malvaceae species and their wingspan is around 20mm.

The original description of Butler of this species is:

Comibaena stibolepida, n.sp.

Wings snow-white, densely mottled with dull bluish-green; a slightly arched testaceous stripe across the basal area, and an undulated discal stripe of the same colour; body whitish testaceous; wings below white, primaries with testaceous costal border; body white, legs red-brown above. Expanse of wings: 11 lines

Allied to C.pieridoides

References

Phaiogramma stibolepida Wikipedia


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