African Moths Gambia


     

Chilo orichalcociella (Strand, 1911)

Spangled Grass Moth.

SYNONYMS
Diatraea orichalcociliella, Diatraea argyrolepia
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SPECIES IN GENUS :- 25
agamemnon, aleniella, argyrogramma, argyropasta, costifusalis, diffusiinea, flavirufalis, incerta, leucealis, luniferalis, mercatorius, mesoplagalis, orichalcociliella, partellus, perfusalis, prophylactes, psammathis, quirimbellus, recalvus, sacchariphagus, subbivittalis, suppressalis, thyrsis, zacconius, zoriandellus,

 

DISTRIBUTION
DRCongo, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Grasses, Sorghum, Zea mays,

 

Chilo orichalcociella
Upperside (ZW)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Distribution Map
Chilo orichalcociella   Chilo orichalcociella   Map
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: A. Liebenberg