African Moths Gambia


     

Diaphania indica (Saunders, 1851)

Cucumber Moth.

SYNONYMS
Eudioptis indica, Eudioptis capensis, Phakellura curcurbitalis, Phakellura gazorialis,
Diaphania hyalinata, Diaphania intermedialis, Phakellura zygaenalis, Glyphodes indica,

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 3
andringitralis, indica, oriolalis,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, Comoros, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Cucurbita, Luffa acutangula, Luffa aegyptiaca, Trichosanthes anguina, Trichosanthes palmata, Erythrina corallodendron, Achyranthes aspera, Gossypium herbaceum,

Diaphania indica
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Underside (GM)
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Live (GM)
 
Live (NG)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: A. Ajibade