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Emperor moths of South and South Central Africa.

Elliot Charles Gordon Pinhey

Emperor moths of South and South Central Africa.

by Elliot Charles Gordon Pinhey

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Published by Struik in Cape Town .
Written in English


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Pagination150p.
Number of Pages150
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Open LibraryOL13729730M

38 Book Reviews TROPICAL LEPIDOPTERA, 7(1): 38 () TROPICAL LEPIDOPTERA BOOK REVIEWS THE EMPEROR MOTHS OF NAMIBIA by Rolf Oberprieler Ecoguild, South Africa. 17 x 24 cm, 91 pp, (30 color plates). Britain's Day-flying Moths: a Field Guide to the Day-flying Moths of Britain and Ireland by David Newland, Robert Still and Andy Swash (WildGuides, Princeton University Press, USA, ). Fully revised and updated second edition; pages, more than colour photos, colour distribution maps. ISBN Hbk, £

  An afternoon spent searching amongst the huge expanse of sand dunes at Penhale on the North Cornish Coast was most rewarding. As well as finding the hoped for Grizzled Skippers and Dingy Skippers we came across this pair of magnificent Emperor Moths being photographed by Dave Spencer and Paul Browning.. This sole British species of the .   Hi again Dominique, We get many more Cabbage Emperor Moth Caterpillar images than we do images of adult moths. Watch for the Caterpillars on preferred food plants. According to African Moths: “LARVAL FOODPLANTS Celtis africana, Celtis kraussiana, Bauhinia reticulata, Croton, Cussonia spicata, Ekebergia ruepellii, Ekebergia mayeri, Gymnospora .

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Emperor Moths of South and South-Central Africa. R Illustrations, 43 black and white and color plates, bibliography, glossary, indices. Emperor Moths of South and South-central Africa by Elliot Charles Gordon Pinhey,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Pinhey, Elliott Emperor Moths of South and South Central Africa. Published: Struik, Cape Town, Edition: First. Emperor Moths of South and South Central Africa. Published: Struik, Cape Town, This is very good copy of a now nearly fifty-year old book - complete, tightly bound, unchipped dustjacket, unrubbed boards, and unmarked and undiscoloured contents Freshwater Fishes of Southern Africa.

Emperor Moths of South and South-central Africa by Pinhey, Elliot and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Chapter 1 - AbeBooks Passion for books. Generally only 1 generation per year, perhaps 2 in Kavango as in South Africa. FOODPLANTS: In Namibia Camel Thorn {Acacia erioloba) (Windhoek) and Mopane (Colophospermum mopane) (Outjo, Etosha), but also other acacias and other leguminous trees in South Africa.

This is an excerpt from the book: The Emperor Moths of Namibia, by Rolf Oberprieler. Full text of "The Emperor Moths of Eastern Africa" See other formats 1 THE EMPEROR MOTHS OF EASTERN AFRICA By E.

Pinhey. {The National Museum, Bulawayo.) The purpose of this article on Emperor Moths is to introduce people, in East and Central Africa, to this spectacular family and to give them some means of identifying the species.

Family Saturniidae (Emperor Moths) Giants among moths, including the largest moths in the world. South African species can attain wingspans of mm. Many have elaborate ring-like eyespots on the hind wings, reduced in some to thin, crescentic clear windows. Antennae roughly one third body length.

EMPEROR MOTHS OF SOUTH AND SOUTH CENTRAL AFRICA Written by Elliot Pinhey. Stock no. Published by C. Struik. 1st Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Colour and b/w pictures.

Brown cloth. ISBN: Yellow pictorial wrapper - rear wrapper flap almost detached. THE DICTIONARY OF BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS IN COLOUR. by Allan Watson; Paul E.S. Whalley. Published by Peerage Books. 1st thus. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Some entries.

Large format. Colour photos. Corners rubbed, lower rear edge of board bumped. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is creased across top edge. Botswana, Central African Republic, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe.

Habitat Commonly found in association with acacias in dry areas. Biology The adults rest well camouflaged during the day. The species produces a tough cocoon which has short stinging hairs woven into it. Emperor moths, family Saturniidae (also called giant silk moths, and including Buck moths, io moths, and royal moths), include 1, species worldwide, but are predominately Neotropical ( sp.).

The family is in the superfamily Bombycoidea (series Saturniiformes), in the section Cossina, subsection Bombycina, of the division Ditrysia. For the identification of insects and other fauna and flora of South Africa: please click on the following links: Insects and related species: Antlions - Ants - Bees - Beetles - Bugs - Butterflies, Moths and Caterpillars - Centipedes and Millipedes - Cockroaches - Crickets - Dragonflies and Damselflies - Grasshoppers and Katydids - Mantis - Stick Insects - Ticks and Mites - Wasps.

Rolf Oberprieler THE EMPEROR MOTHS OF NAMIBIAEkogilde, Hartbeespoort, South Africa. Tennent THE BUTTERFLIES OF MOROCCO, ALGERIA AND TUNISIAGem Publishing, Wallingford. E.C.G. Pinhey & I. Loe A GUIDE TO THE BUTTERFLIES OF ZAMBIA.

The types of rare entomology books available range widely, from beautifully illustrated works that include full colour drawings of magnified insects, classificatory texts which systematically describe different species and families, and biological texts that describe the anatomy, physiology and life cycle of various insects.

The Butterflies of Southern Africa () Introduction to Insect Study in Africa (London: O.U.P., ) ISBN ; Emperor Moths of South and South-Central Africa (Struik, Cape Town ) ISBN ; A Guide to the Insects of Zambia (with Ian Loe) () A Guide to the Insects of Africa (with Ian Loe) (Hamlyn, ) ISBN Emperor Moths of South and South Central Africa: Pinhey, Elliot: There are very few books published on Saturnid moths.

This book with its color and black and white photos will enable one to identify the Saturnid moths of the southern portion of Africa. Moths of Thailand - Saturniidae - Volume One: Pinratana, Bro. Amnuay. Emperor Moths of South and South-central Africa $ View.

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Like the Speckled Emperor Moth, it was also resting during the day on a wall in the shade. It is a Southern Marbled Emperor (Heniocha apollonia).

Its range is restricted to the countries of southern Africa. Sources: Pinhey, E. Emperor Moths of South and South-Central Africa. Cape Town: Struik; Scholtz, C.H. and Holm, E.

Gonimbrasia belina is a species of emperor moth which is native to the warmer parts of southern large edible caterpillar, known as the madora or mopane worm or amacimbi,masontja, feeds primarily but not exclusively on mopane tree leaves.

Mopane worms are an important source of protein for millions in the region. The species was first described by John O. .