insects congregating on Gnidia

insects congregating on Gnidia

Observation - insects congregating on Gnidia - Southern Africa. Description: Some 20-30 insects congregating on this one clump of Gnidia plants, which are extremely conspicuous in the recently burned grassveld. Interestingly, they did not seem to be using the plant as a food source, just as a meeting place. Also interesting, they

Some 20-30 insects congregating on this one clump of Gnidia plants, which are extremely conspicuous in the recently burned grassveld. Interestingly, they did not seem to be using the plant as a food source, just as a meeting place. Also interesting, they were only seen on this single clump, though the Gnidia plants were scattered in large numbers across some 1-2 hectares of open grassveld.