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Lichen moth

Cyana sp.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Lichen Moth
Cyana sp. BOLD Systems: Taxonomy Browser


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3 Comments

Pizza97
Pizza97 3 years ago

I like the red and white stripes.

dotun55
dotun55 7 years ago

OK. Thanks

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini, Cyana sp.. Unfortunately there are over 40 species in Africa, most of them look almost identical. My closest guess would be Cyana pretoriae, but yours has not these typical white patches on the hindwing. I would go with Cyana sp.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/190...

dotun55
Spotted by
dotun55

Kaduna, Nigeria

Spotted on Jun 10, 2013
Submitted on Jun 23, 2013

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