African Moths Gambia



Strigocossus crassa
(Drury, 1782)

 

SYNONYMS
Phalaena crassa, Xyleutes crassus, Duomitus lunifera, duomitus polioplaga, Xyleutes speciosus,


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

 

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, DRCongo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Cassia grandis,

 

 

Strigocossus crassa
Upperside (GA)
 
Upperside
 
Underside (GA)
Strigocossus crassa   Strigocossus crassa   Strigocossus crassa
Photo: JL. Albert
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: JL. Albert
Live (NG)
 
Live (CM)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: A. Ajibade
 
Photo: A. Guyonnet