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Osmodes laronia (Hewitson)
Hesperia laronia Hewitson, 1868: 34 (Old Calabar, Nigeria). = Plastingia bicuta Holland, 1896: 40 (Mabille ms. name).
This species is recorded from Guinea and Sierra Leone to Gabon and east into Kenya (Miller, 1964: 283-284).
Liberia: Liberia, 1 S (Evans, 1937: 112); Maloubli, 1 S , IV (Picard, 1950: 626). There are specimens in Carnegie Museum from Cameroon, Gabon, Uganda and Kenya.
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Fox, R.M., Lindsey, A.W., Clench, H.K., Miller, L.D. 1965. The Butterflies of Liberia. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society vol. 19. Philadelphia, USA

Osmodes laronia

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Osmodes laronia, the large white-spots, is a butterfly in the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda and western Kenya.[2] The habitat consists of forests.

Adults of both sexes are attracted to flowers.

The larvae feed on Marantochloa cuspidata, Thalia welwitschii and Thaumatococcus daniellii.

References

  1. ^ Osmodes at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Hesperiidae - Subfamily Hesperiinae
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Osmodes laronia: Brief Summary

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Osmodes laronia, the large white-spots, is a butterfly in the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda and western Kenya. The habitat consists of forests.

Adults of both sexes are attracted to flowers.

The larvae feed on Marantochloa cuspidata, Thalia welwitschii and Thaumatococcus daniellii.

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