Atlas of African Lepidoptera

Record details

LepiMAP:   727652
Province:   Mpumalanga
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2430DB
Observer:   de Vries A; Joey de Vries
Date of record:   2020-10-08
Number of photos:   2
Notes:   Mainly cold and cloudy (Temp low 20's). Unusual find! It was flushed from grassy vegetation close to the edge of the water of a fast-flowing section of the Blyde River. It was clearly visible in flight with orangey colour on its back visible. A large moth. Flew away after 3 photos.
Last updated:   2021-03-23 21:42:52
Sp. code:   523910
Species name:   Eudocima materna
Common name:  
Family:   EREBIDAE
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Eudocima materna - Dot-underwing Moth
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=LepiMAP-727652
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 727652 - photo: 1
VM-number: 727652 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Hanna Roland
Comment:  
Date:   2021-03-23 21:42:52
Species name:   Eudocima materna
Species code:   523910

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