African Moths Gambia


     

Ghesquierellana hirtusalis (Walker, 1859)

Blotched Pearl.

SYNONYMS
Botys hirtusalis, Polygrammodes borbonica, Phostria pallas, Botyodes hirtusalis,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 5
hirtusalis, johnstoni, phialusalis, tessellalis, thaumasia,



DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, Comoros, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,


 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Ficus mauritiana, Ficus sur, Ficus mucoso, Ficus vallischoudae, Ficus trichopoda, Gossypium, Ficus carica,

Ghesquierellana hirtusalis
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (GM)
Ghesquierellana hirtusalis   Ghesquierellana hirtusalis   Ghesquierellana hirtusalis
Photo: R. Revell
 
Photo: R. Butler
 
Underside (GM)
 
Live (GM)
 
Live (KE)
Ghesquierellana hirtusalis   Ghesquierellana hirtusalis   Ghesquierellana hirtusalis

 
 
Photo: Z. Wijtten
Live (ZA)
    Distribution Map
Ghesquierellana hirtusalis
 
 
Map
Photo: A. Liebenberg