African Moths Gambia


     

Strigocossus capensis (Walker, 1856)

Teak Borer,

SYNONYMS
Zeuzera capensis, Azygophleps flavitincta, Azygophleps kilimandjarae, Strigocossus kilimandjarae, Xyleutes sjoestedti, Xyleutes capensis, Cossus capensis,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 12
ambahona, capensis, crassa, cretacea, elephas, guillemei, hepialoides, kushit, mediopallens, moderata, ochricosta, tandoensis,

 

DISTRIBUTION
DRCongo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Cassia bicapsularis, Cassia siamea, Cassia laevigata, Senna didymobotrya, Senna bicapsularis, Senna siamea, Ricinus communis, Pavonia columella, Hibiscus fuscus,

Strigocossus capensis
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
Strigocossus capensis   Strigocossus capensis   Strigocossus capensis
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (ZW)
 
 
Distribution Map
Strigocossus capensis   m   Map
Photo: R. Butler