African Moths Gambia


     

Phaegorista similis Walker, 1869

 

SYNONYMS
Phaegorista helcitoides,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 14
agaristoides, bicurvata, bisignibasis, enarges, euryanassa, formosa, leucomelas, micacea, prouti, rubriventris, similis, trialbata, xanthosma, zebra,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Cameroon, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Togo, Uganda, Zambia,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Unknown,

Phaegorista similis
Upperside (GA)
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
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Photo: JL. Albert
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Underside (GA)
 
Live (CM)
 
Live (UG)
Phaegorista similis   Phaegorista similis   Phaegorista similis

Photo: JL. Albert
Live (UG)

 
Photo: A. Guyonnet
Butterfly mimic (UG)
 
Photo: P. Waring
Distribution Map
Phaegorista similis
  Phaegorista similis   Map
Photo: P. Waring
 
Photo: P. Waring