African Moths Gambia


     

Hellula undalis (Fabricius, 1781)

Cabbage Webworm.

 

SYNONYMS
Phalaena undalis, Scoparia alconalis, Leucinodes exemptalis, Pionea geyri, Hellula lunulalis, Hellula occidentalis, Hellula renicula, Hellula undulalis,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 2
caecigena, undalis,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Comoros, DRCongo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, La Reunion, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe,

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Brassica sp. Cleome arabica, Moricandia arvensis, Moricandia suffruticosa, Diplotaxis pendula,

 

Hellula undalis
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside
Hellula undalis   Hellula undalis   Hellula undalis
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Underside
Hellula undalis   Hellula undalis   Hellula undalis
Photo: R. Revell
 
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Underside (SL)
 
Live (BW)
 
Live (BW)
Hellula undalis   Hellula undalis   Hellula undalis
 
Photo: C. Sydes
 
Photo: C. Sydes
Live (SL)
 
 
Distribution Map
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