Pachnoda fasciata

species: savigny Gory et Percheron, 1833
remark: -
wild habitat: Acacia thorny shrubs, species with extension up to Mediterranean area
origin: Egypt
wild imago size: 17-24 mm
breeding difficulty: medium, species often requires longer diapausis in cocoon stage

species: concolor Schürhoff, 1938
remark: -
wild habitat: west african savannah species, it was found cohabiting with P. vuilleti and P.ardoini (P.JUHEL pers.comm.)
origin: Burkina Fasso
wild imago size: 20-22 mm
breeding difficulty: unknown, I´ve never bred this species

>,>> Pachnoda savigny (Egypt) >>> Pachnoda concolor (Burkina Fasso, photo: P. JUHEL)

species: vossi Kolbe, 1892
remark: -
wild habitat: forestal species
origin: Cameroon
wild imago size: 20-22 mm
breeding difficulty: very hard, possible only for few generations, after that population vitality and reproduction ability tend to weaken

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