Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Gynanisa
Family: Nymphalidae (Insecta/Lepidoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
maja
NOTES

A large moth with a wingspan up to 130 mm. The larva feeds on black wattle.


AUTHORITY
(Klug,1836)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: The larva is pale green with ridged segments and silver spines tipped with yellow. The spiracles are purple
Colour: Green
Common Name
Speckled emperor
Moth
Wattle emperor
Habitat
NOTES: Found on young black wattle tree
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Saturnia maja
Gynanisa campiona
Gynanisa macromaja
Gynanisa ndebesiensis
Gynanisa nigrissima
Saturnia campionea
Saturnia isis
Ancalaespina tata



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