African Moths Gambia


     

Parapoynx stagnalis Zeller, 1852

Rice Case Worm.

SYNONYMS
Nymphula depunctalis, Parapoynx dianalis, Parapoynx hillii, Parapoynx vestigialis, Zebronia decussalis,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 12
affinialis, bipunctalis, crisonalis, diminutalis, fluctuosalis, ingridae, luteivittalis, minoralis, ophiaula, plumbefusalis, stagnalis, zambiensis,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,


 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Hydrilla verticillata, Cleistanthus orbicularis, Oryza sativa, Panicum carinatum, Eragrostis, Paspalum,

 

Parapoynx stagnalis
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (ZW)
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Photo: R. Butler
Underside (GM)
 
Live (GM)
 
Distribution Map
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