Leucochitonea levubu Wallengren, 1857

Collins, Steve C., 2017, Observations on the biology of Afrotropical Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera). Part 12. New information and corrections, Zootaxa 4312 (3), pp. 471-496 : 481

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4312.3.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2B704D83-8Fb5-41C6-B558-3A1Dbe9Ede66

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6029809

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/DB357E4F-AB05-FF8C-FF1D-B66FCEB5F8CC

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Leucochitonea levubu Wallengren, 1857
status

 

Leucochitonea levubu Wallengren, 1857

Otto et al. (2013) reared this species from Grewia baillonii (= G. bicolor ) and G. monticola ( Malvaceae ) in The Kruger National Park area, South Africa, and illustrate the ovum and young caterpillar. The former is covered with yellow scales in a similar way to those of Abantis spp.