African Moths Gambia


     

Leucinodes laisalis (Walker, 1859)

Brown Tipped Pearl.

SYNONYMS
Megathysa laisalis, Daraba laisalis, Daraba idmonealis, Hyamia subterminalis, Draba plenisignata, Sceliodes translucidalis, Sceliodes laisalis,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 10
africensis, ethiopica, kenyensis, laisalis, malawiensis, pseudorbonalis, raondry, rimavallis, translucidalis, ugandensis,


DISTRIBUTION
DRCongo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, La Reunion, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe,


LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Fruits of Solanum hermani, Solanum melongena, Lycopersicum esculentum, Solanum macrocarpum, Eugenia cumini,

 

Leucinodes laisalis
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Underside (GM)
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Photo: R. Butler
 
Larva in Aubergine (GM)
 
Larva (GM)
 
Live (MA)
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Photo: HJ. Smit
Live (GM)
 
Live (GM)
 
Distribution Map
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