species: mastrucata Gerstaecker 1833
remark: supposed to be natural hybrid of sp.stehelini and specimen of ephippiata-aemula complex
wild habitat: species of higher altitude plateau
origin: Uganda, Mt. Elgon, near Kapchorwa, 11/2006, leg. Petr Malec
wild imago size: 19-25 mm
breeding difficulty: usually easy

species: stehelini Schaum 1841
remark: My friend Daniel call them "cockroaches of Addis cetonid fauna"
wild habitat: Acacia woodland species
origin: Ethiopia, near Bedele, 4/2002 + 5/2003, leg. Petr Malec
wild imago size: 17-24 mm
breeding difficulty: usually easy

       
Pachnoda mastrucata (Uganda)

       
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Pachnoda stehelini (Ethiopia) + sexual dimorphism

species: abyssinica Blanchard 1842
remark: big sized attractive Pachnoda
wild habitat: Acacia woodland species, often cohabit with P.stehelini
origin: Ethiopia, near Bedele, 4/2002 + 5/2003, leg. Petr Malec
wild imago size: 22-26 mm
breeding difficulty: very easy for larval and cocoon stage, very hard to make adults oviposit

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