African Moths Gambia


Afromurzinia lutescens (Walker, 1855)

Translucent Ermine.

SYNONYMS
Spilosoma lutescens, Radiarcta lutescens, Spilosoma semihyalina,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 3
fletcheri, lutescens, sublutescens,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Cameroon, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Mesembryanthemum, Cassia tementosa, Lantana, Solanum seaforthianum, Russelia juncea, Acacia mollisima, Entada abyssinica, Eucalyptus, Tecomaria, Bidens pilosa, Helianthus annus, Zea mays, Ipomoea,

 

Afromurzinia lutescens
Upperside (ZM)
 
Upperside (KE)
 
Upperside (ZA)
Afromurzinia lutescens   Afromurzinia lutescens   Afromurzinia lutescens
Photo: C. Mateke
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (ZW)
Afromurzinia lutescens   Afromurzinia lutescens   Afromurzinia lutescens
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: R. Butler
Live (ZM)
 
Live (ZM)
 
Live (ZA)
Afromurzinia lutescens   Afromurzinia lutescens   Afromurzinia lutescens
Photo: C. Mateke
 
Photo: C. Mateke
 
Photo: H. Roland
 
Distribution Map
 
  Map