De rerum: an acknowlegement and explanation.
INDEX: Linnaean

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Cyana pretoriae


The Pretoria Red Line, this handsome moth is found in Central and Southern Africa. The diet is lichen. The family Arctiidae, it has similarly striped legs to its close relative the Tri-coloured Tiger.
The specific name for the city.
The genealogy of the name is as follows:
Both Cyana and Bizone Walker 1854
Bizone pretoriae Distant, 1897
Now Cyana pretoria (Distant 1897)

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