African Moths Gambia


     

Palpita vitrealis (Rossi, 1794)

White Pearl.

SYNONYMS
Pyralis unionalis, Palpita unionalis, Botys quinquepunctalis, Magarodes septempunctalis, Margaronia transvisalis, Glyphodes unionalis, Margarodes charalis, Botys intactalis,

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
Angola, Comoros, DRCongo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania,Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Jasminum officinale, Jasmium dichotomum, Jasmium auriculatum, Jasminum sambac, Olea europaea,

 

Palpita vitrealis
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
Palpita vitrealis   Palpita vitrealis   Palpita vitrealis
 
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Underside (GM)
 
Live (GM)
Palpita vitrealis   Palpita vitrealis   Palpita vitrealis
Photo: R. Butler
 
 
Live (GM)
  Live (DRC)   Distribution Map
Palpita vitrealis
 
Palpita vitrealis
 
Map
 
Photo: N. Voaden