African Moths Gambia


Amerila bubo (Walker, 1855)

White Frother.

SYNONYMS
Canopus bubo, Rhodogastria bubo.

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 37
accra, affinis, aldabrensis, androfusca, bauri, bipartita, brunnea, bubo, carneola, castanea, catinca, femina, fennia, fuscivena, howardi, kiellandi, leucoptera, lineolata, lupia, luteibarba, madagascarensis, magnifica, makadara, mulleri, nigrivenosa, nigroapicalis, niveivitrea, phaedra, puella, roseomarginata, rothi, rufifemur, shimbaensis, syntomina, thermochroa, vidua, vitrea.

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Erythroxylum coca, Bridelia micrantha, Croton, Erythrina, Ficus congensis, Ficus trichopoda, Musa sapientum, Coffea, Solanum.

 

 

Amerila bubo
Upperside (RW)
 
Upperside (ZM)
 
Upperside (ZW)
Amerila bubo   Amerila bubo   Amerila bubo
Photo: Charaxes
 
Photo: C. Mateke
 
Photo: R. Butler
Upperside
 
Upperside (UG)
 
Upperside (ZW)
Amerila bubo   Amerila bubo   Amerila bubo
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: R. Butler
Live (DRC)
 
Live (ZM)
 
Distribution Map
Amerila bubo   Amerila bubo   Map
Photo: N. Voaden
 
Photo: C. Mateke