African Moths Gambia


     

Loxostege venustalis (Cramer, 1872)

Orange Porphyry.

SYNONYMS
Phlyctaenodes venustalis, Botys divulsalis, Scopula jucundalis, Emmelia testula, Phalaena venustalis,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 11
albifascialis, argyrpstacta, bihensis, damergouensis, decaryalis, flavinigralis, frustalis, lacunalis, oblinalis, triselena, venustalis,



DISTRIBUTION
Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Unknown,

Loxostege venustalis
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside
 
Upperside (ZA)
Loxostege venustalis   Loxostege venustalis   Loxostege venustalis
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside
 
Underside (za)
Loxostege venustalis   Loxostege venustalis   Loxostege venustalis
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Underside
 

Live (ZA)

 

Live (ZW)

Loxostege venustalis
 
Loxostege venustalis
 
Loxostege venustalis
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: H. Roland
 
Photo: B. Wursten
 
Distribution Map
 
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