African Moths Gambia


     

Palpita metallata, (Fabricius, 1781)

 

SYNONYMS
Phalaena metallata,
Glyphodes picticaudalis, Glyphodes ocellata,

 

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, Comoros, DRCongo, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda,

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Funtumia,

Palpita metallata
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
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Upperside (GM)
 
Underside (GM)
 
Live (GM)
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Live (GM)
 
Live (DRC)
 
Distribution Map
Palpita metallata
  Palpita metallata   Map
 
Photo: N. Voaden