African Moths Gambia


     

Spilosoma occidens (Rothschild, 1910)

 

SYNONYMS
Diacrisia occidens,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 49
abbottii, albiventre, alticola, atrivenata, batesi, baxteri, bipartita, brunneomixta, buryi, castelli, clausnaumanni, crossi, curvilinea, dufranei, euryphlebia, feifensis, flavidor, gynephaea, hercules, heterogenea, holoxantha, immaculata, jordani, karschi, latiradiata, leighi, maniemae, mediocinerea, mediopunctata, melanimon, metaleuca, nigrocastanea, nigrocincta, nivea, nyasana, occidens, pales, pauliani, pellucida, penultimum, pseudambrensis, quadrimaculata, rava, sinefascia, sulphurea, tenuivena, togoensis, turlini, yemenensis,

 

DISTRIBUTION
DRCongo, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Gossypium, Pennisetum americanum,

Spilosoma occidens
Upperside (SL)
 
Underside (SL)
 
Eggs (SL)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
 
Larva (SL)
 
Larva (SL)
 
Pupa (SL)
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