Thread subject: :: Bromophila caffra

Posted by Nosferatumyia on 18-02-2008 15:09

Like in most other Platystomatini close to Platystoma, almost nothing is known what larvae inhabit, probably soil reach of humus, roots, etc. Platystoma euphorbiae Enderlein was originally reared from rotten plants of some succulent Euphorbia on Canary Is. like what grubs like. Adults, especially females, are usually attracted by dung. (In the case of Brimophila, of elephant's and hyppo's megadung...

I myself never collected in palaeotropics, so have no personal observations.