Disparctia vittata

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Disparctia vittata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Disparctia
Species: D. vittata
Binomial name
Disparctia vittata
(Druce, 1898)
Synonyms
  • Spilarctia vittata Druce, 1898
  • Creatonotos vittata var. buea Strand, 1913

Disparctia vittata is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Herbert Druce in 1898. It is found in Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Uganda.[1]

The larvae feed on Veronia amygdalina, Cordia abyssinica, Manihot esculentus and Phytolacca dodecandra.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Afromoths
  2. ^ Disparctia at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms