African Moths Gambia


     

Uresiphita gilvata (Fabricius, 1794)

Yellow Under Pearl.

 

SYNONYMS
Pyralis polygonalis, Mecyna virescens, Pyralis vitticalis, Mecyna aversalis, Mecyna carbonalis, Mecyna consanguinalis, Mecyna deprivalis, Pyralis diversalis, Mecyna extinctalis, Phalaena gilvata, Uresiphita gracilia, Uresiphita polygonalis, Pyralis limbalis, Mecyna mongolicalis, Pyralis orientalis, pyralis rusticalis, Mecyna teriadalis,

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 1
gilvata,


DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, DRCongo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Ulex europaeus, Genista, Sarothamnus, Sophora tomentosa, Afromorisia, Bolusanthus, Cedrela, Cytisus, Spartium, Putterlickia

 

 

Uresiphita gilvata
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Larva (BW)
Uresiphita gilvata   Uresiphita gilvata   Uresiphita gilvata
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: C. Sydes
Larva (BW)
 

Live (RE)

 
Live (ZA)
Uresiphita gilvata   Uresiphita gilvata   Uresiphita gilvata
Photo: C. Sydes
 
Photo: M. Bippus
 
Photo: A. Liebenberg
Live (ZA)
 
 
Distribution Map
Uresiphita gilvata     Map
Photo: A. Liebenberg