African Moths Gambia


     

Stemorrhages sericea (Drury, 1773)

Large Emerald Pearl.

SYNONYMS
Pyralis sericea, Magarodes beryllalis, Magarodes congradalis, Geometra laterata, Pyralis polita, Botys thalassinalis, Phalaena sericea, Magarodes sericeolalis, Glyphodes sericea,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 1
sericea,


DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Cameroon, Comoros, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Gardenia jasminoides, Nerium oleander, Tabernanthe iboga, Tabernaemontana persicaefolia, Ervatamia coronaria, Raphia, Podocarpus usambarensis
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Stemorrhages sericea
Upperside (GA)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
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Photo: JL. Albert
 
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Underside (GA)
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Photo: R. Butler
 

 
Photo: JL. Albert
Larva (SL)
 
Larval home (SL)
 
Cocoon (SL)
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Pupa (SL)
 
Live (GM)
 
Distribution Map
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