African Moths Gambia


     

Pleuroptya balteata (Fabricius, 1798)

 

SYNONYMS
Phalaena baleata, Botys accipitralis, Botys aurantiacalis, Botys aurea, Botys crocealis, Sylepta evergestialis, Hapalia fraterna, Sylepta irregularis, Botys mysolalis, Botys quadriguttalis, Pleuroptya africalis,

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 9
aegrotalis, agilis, balteata, batrachina, ferrugalis, paleacalis, pauperalis, quadrimaculalis, tchadalis,


DISTRIBUTION
Benin, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, DRCongo, Gambia, Ivory Coast, La Reunion, Madagascar, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra leone, South Africa, Sudan, Zambia,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Boehmeria stipularis, Anacardium occidentale, Rhus cotinus, Pistacia terebinthus, Camelia sinensis, Canarium schweinfurthii, Eucalyptus, Ficus, Glossypiodes kirkii, Hibiscus, Thespesia danis,

 

Pleuroptya balteata
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
Pleuroptya balteata   Pleuroptya balteata   Pleuroptya balteata
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Underside
 
 
Distribution Map
Pleuroptya balteata     Map
Photo: Oxford Museum
 

 

   
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