African Moths Gambia


     

Maruca vitrata (Fabricius, 1787)

Legume Podborer, Lace Pearl.

SYNONYMS
Phalaena vitrata, Hydrocampa aquatilis, Botys bifenestralis, Crochiphora testulalis, Siriocauta simialalis, Maruca testulalis,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 1
vitrata,


DISTRIBUTION
Benin, Burkino Fasso, Cameroon, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Cajanus cajan, Phaseolus aureus, Phaseolus vulgaris, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Nicotiana tabacum, Pisum sativum, Vigna unguiculata, Cajanus indicus, Oryza sativa

 

Maruca vitrata
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (AL)
 
Underside (GM)
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Photo: R. Butler
 
 
Live (TG)
 
Live (UG)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: J. Bowen
 
Photo: B. Hancock