Afrotropical mistletoe butterflies: Larval food plant relationships of Mylothris Hubner (Lepidoptera: Pieridae)
A detailed list of larval food plants of Mylothris based on review of published records in the literature is presented. Food plants have been reported for some 23 species (40%), although in only eight species (14%) of butterflies have plants been identified to species level. The food plants represent two unrelated orders, Santalales and Polygonales, although nearly all records (93%) are from four closely related families in the former group. Within the Santalales, the family Loranthaceae, a...[Show more]
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