Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Amata
Family: Erebidae (Insecta/Lepidoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
kuhlweini
NOTES

This small moth, which belongs to the subfamily Arctiinae, flies during the day. The forewings are large and narrow and the hindwings are reduced. The wings have clear patches on them. Larve feed on grass.


AUTHORITY
(Lefèbvre, 1832)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: A bluish-black with clear spots on the wings and an orange mark on the abdomen
Colour: Blue
Notes: The clear patches on the wings form a pattern
Colour: Patterned
Common Name
Cool handmaiden
Moth
Habitat
NOTES: Flies around in the bush during the day
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Syntomis kuhlweini
Syntomis natalii



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