African Moths Gambia


     

Syllepte ovialis (Walker, 1859)

Pearly King.

SYNONYMS
Sylepta ovialis, Antigastra cinnamomalis, Syllepte serei, Syllepte aburalis,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 63
achromalis, albopunctum, amelialis, argillosa, atrisquamalis, attenualis, aureotinctalis, bitjecola, brunneiterminalis, butlerii, christophalis, dentilinea, desmialis, disciselenalis, erebarcha, fulviceps, glebalis, guilboti, hemichionalis, holochralis, hyalescens, kenrickalis, lagoalis, lanatalis, leonalis, maculilinealis, mahafalalis, malgassanalis, melanomma, melanopalis, mesoleucalis, microstictalis, nasonalis, neurogramma, nyanzana, orbiferalis, ovialis, parvipuncta, patagialis, penthodes, posticalis, purpurascens, retractalis, rogationalis, rubrifucalis, sakarahalis, sarronalis, secreta, semilugens, straminea, stumpffalis, subcyaneoalba, sulphureotincta, thomealis, torsipex, trifidalis, tumidipes, undulalis, vagans, violacealis, vohilavalis, xanthothorax, xylocraspis,



DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, Congo, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,


 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Cassia fistula, Vitis vinifera,

Syllepte ovialis
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (GM)
Syllepte ovialis   Syllepte ovialis   Syllepte ovialis
 
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Underside female (GM)
 
Underside Male (GM)
Syllepte ovialis   Syllepte ovialis   Syllepte ovialis
Photo: R. Butler
 
 
Live (GM)
 
Live (DRC)
 
Distribution Map
Syllepte ovialis   Syllepte ovialis   Map
 
Photo: N. Voaden