African Moths Gambia


     

Amata cerbera (Linnaeus, 1764)

Heady Maiden.

SYNONYMS
Sphinx cerbera, Syntomis cerbera, Syntomis fantasia, Syntomis cerberana, Amata curtiplaga, Amata francisca, Syntomis hanningtoni, Syntomis kilimandjaronis,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 84
alicia, atricornis, cerbera,
endocrocis, francisa, goodii, kuhlweini, marina, simplex, tomasina,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, DRCongo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Coffea, Rumex, Corylus, Plantago, Rubus,

Amata cerbera
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
ssp hanningtoni (KE)
Amata cerbera   Amata cerbera  
Amata cerbera
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
ssp hanningtoni (KE)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: Oxford Museum

 
Photo: H. Roland