Antherina suraka female and male

- Madagascar, reared by T. DecaŽns on Ligustrum vulgare -

Geographic range: Endemic of Madagascar

Habitat: Tropical rain forest

Food plants: Polyphagous, accept many species in captivity (Ligustrum, Salix, Crataegus, Fagus, Liquidambar, etc)

Female, photo taken by T. DecaŽns in Rouen (France)

Caterpilar on Ligustrum vulgare (up) and cocoon (down) (photos taken in Bogota by T. DecaŽns)