Bombycopsis nigrovittata

Bombycopsis nigrovittata (Aurivillius, 1927) is a species of Lasiocampidae from Africa. It was found and reared by Marcel van Bijnen, who kindly gave me permission to use the images on this story on my website.

The caterpillars were found in Uganda and raised to adults. The host plant is currently not identified. Below are provided some pictures of this rearing.

 Bombycopsis nigrovittata,  female

Bombycopsis nigrovittata, larva

Bombycopsis nigrovittata,  larva

Bombycopsis nigrovittata,  female

Bombycopsis nigrovittata, cocoon

Bombycopsis nigrovittata,  female pupa

Bombycopsis nigrovittata,  pinned

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