Grammodes congenita

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Grammodes congenita
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Grammodes
Species: G. congenita
Binomial name
Grammodes congenita
Walker, 1858
  • Grammodes exclusiva Pagenstecher, 1907

Grammodes congenita [1] is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Africa, including South Africa, Swaziland and Madagascar.

Foodplants of the larvae of this species are Cistus salvifolius, Rubus sp., Smilax sp. and Polygonum sp..[2] This species also figures on a $100 stamp of Cabo Verde from 1999.[3]


  1. ^ Poole, R. W. (1989). Lepidopterorum Catalogus (New Series) Fascicle 118, Noctuidae Archived 2009-09-23 at the Wayback Machine.. CRC Press. ISBN 0-916846-45-8, ISBN 978-0-916846-45-9.
  2. ^ Africanmoths
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