African Moths Gambia


     

Asota speciosa (Drury, 1773)

Specious Tiger.

SYNONYMS
Phalaena speciosa, Aganais aphidas, Pseudohypsa baumanniana, Aganais conspicua, Hypsa subretracta, Hypsa undulifera, Asota unicolor,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 8
borbonica, chionea, comorana, concinnula, concolora, diastropha, fereunicolor, speciosa,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, DRCongo,Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Acocanthera, Antiaris toxicaria, Carissa, Entandrophragma cylindricum, Ficus carica, Ficus eriobotryoides, Ficus natalensis, Ficus sur, Ficus thonningii, Ficus trichopoda,

Asota speciosa
Upperside (GA)
 
Upperside (GA)
 
Upperside (SL)
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Photo © JL. Albert
 

Photo © JL. Albert

 
Photo © R. Goff
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (TZ)
 
Underside (GA)
Asota speciosa   Asota speciosa   Asota speciosa
Photo © R. Butler
 
Photo © University Museum Oslo. © W & J De Prins
 
Photo © JL. Albert
Underside (SL)
 
Larva (SL)
 
Pupa (SL)
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Photo © R. Goff
 
Photo © R. Goff
 
Photo © R. Goff
Live (TZ)
 
Live (NG)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo © D. Bygott
 
Photo © A. Ajibade