African Moths Gambia


     

Palpita elealis (Walker, 1859)

 

SYNONYMS
Tobata elealis, Phakellura peridromella, Cryptographis rogenhoferi, Cryptographis elealis, Cryptographis angustimargo, Palpita beninalis,

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 20
aethrophanes, bonjongalis, caegigena, carbonifusalis, cirrhopis, claralis, conistolalis, elealis, horocrates, irroratalis, jacobsalis, lobisignalis, metallata, ocelliferalis, paulianalis, phaealis, seminigralis, stenocraspis, tsisabiensis, vitrealis,

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, Congo, DRCongo, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Rauwolfia vomitoria, Tabernanthe,

 

Palpita elealis
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (SL)
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Photo: R. Butler
 
 
Underside (SL)
 
 
Distribution Map
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