Mimosa skipper

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are light brown on the upperside and a darker brown on the underside, with patches of grey at the apex and centrally as an oblique band on the hindwings. The dorsum on the underside of the forewings is pale yellow. There is also a subabical band on the forewings consisting of four pale yellow spots. Additionally, there are two pale yellow spots on the discal region of the forewings. 




Larval food plant: Mimosa albidaMimosa pigraMimosa skinneri

Adult food: Flower nectar of Mimosa pigra Ageratum

Reported from: Bartica & Quonga (Region 7), Two Hat Mt. (Region 9)