African Moths Gambia


     

Herpetogramma phaeopteralis (Guenée, 1854)

Dusky Herpetogramma.

SYNONYMS
Botys phaeopteralis, Botys anstrusalis, Botys additalis, Botys cellatalis, Acharana, Botys plebejalis, descripta, Botys neloalis, Botys otreusalis, Botys triarialis, Botys tridentalis, botys vecordalis, Botys vestalis, herpetogramma communalis,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 18
atropunctalis, basalis, bipunctalis, brunnealis, continualis, couteyeni, debressyi, griseolineata, juba, licarsisalis, minoralis, mutalis, pertextalis, phaeopteralis, piasusalis, stultalis, vacheri, verminalis,

 

DISTRIBUTION
DRCongo, Gambia, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Mauritius, Sierra leone, South Africa, Sudan, Zambia,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Anisomeles, Boehmeria macrophylla, Celosia plumosa, Cynodon, Eremochloa, Gomphrena globosa, Muehlenbeckia platyclada, Stenotaphrum secundatum,

 

 

Herpetogramma phaeopteralis
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside(GM)
 
Upperside
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Upperside
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (SL)
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Photo: Oxford Museum

 

 
Underside (SL)
  Larva (SL)  

Live (SL)

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Live (GM)
 
Live (SL)
 
Distribution Map
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