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Cream striped owl

Cyligramma latona

Description:

Cyligramma latona has a wingspan reaching 75–100 millimetres (3.0–3.9 in). The uppersides of the wings are brown, with a yellowish band crossing all the wings and a large eyespot on the forewings. The larvae feed on Acacia species.

Habitat:

Found it in our kitchen in Hartbeespoort, North West South Africa

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4 Comments

duttajintu9
duttajintu9 8 years ago

nic shot

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 8 years ago

Another spotting of the same moth: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/170...

What you have to do now is to edit the spotting: Open you spotting, click on the edit button above your photo, and then type in the correct common an scientific names in the slots for it.

BlignautGesin
BlignautGesin 8 years ago

Thanks bayucca, looks like the right one.

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Need verification! Usually the white stripe is a little bit more slim as shown in this picture. But this might be variable.

MarleneBriel
Spotted by
MarleneBriel

Madibeng Local Municipality, North West, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 23, 2013
Submitted on Jan 23, 2013

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