Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Cyligramma
Family: Noctuidae (Insecta/Lepidoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
latona
NOTES

A large brown moth with large eye spots on the front wings. The antennae are simple and thread-like. The larvae feed on Acacia. Adults are attracted to lights, alcoholic drinks and over-ripe fruit.


AUTHORITY
(Cramer, 1775)
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: Both pairs of brown wings transected by a cream stripe. Prominent eyespot on forewing
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Owl moth
Cream striped owl
Habitat
NOTES: Found in the house at night
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Phalaena latona
Noctua latona
Cyligramma troglodyte
Noctua troglodyta



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