African Moths Gambia


     

Alpenus maculosa (Stoll, 1781)

 

SYNONYMS
Bombyx maculosa, Alpenua aequalis, Ecpantheria assimilis, Ecpantheria indeterminata, Halysidota macularia, Spilosoma eyralpenus

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 15
affiniola, auriculatus, diversata, dollmani, geminipuncta, intacta, investigatorum, maculosa, microsticta, nigropunctata, pardalina, schraderi, thomasi, whalleyi, wichgrafi.

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Polyphagous,

Alpenus maculosa
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
Alpenus maculosa   Alpenus maculosa   Alpenus maculosa
 
 
Underside (GM)
 
Egg batch (GM)
 
Larva (GM)
Alpenus maculosa   Alpenus maculosa   Alpenus maculosa
Live (GM)
 
Live (NG)
 
Distribution map
Alpenus maculosa
  Alpenus maculosa   Map
 
Photo: A. Ajibade