African Moths Gambia


Amerila leucoptera (Hampson, 1901)

 

SYNONYMS
Rhodogastria leucoptera, Rhodogastria pannosa, Rhodogastria sarconota,

 

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
Benin, Cameroon, Congo, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia. Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Senecio.

 

Amerila leucoptera
Upperside male (CG)
 
Upperside male (GM)
 
Upperside male (GM)
Amerila leucoptera   Amerila leucoptera   Amerila leucoptera
Photo: E. Vingerhoedt
 
 
Upperside female (CG)
 
Upperside female (GM)
 
Upperside female (GM)
Amerila leucoptera   Amerila leucoptera   Amerila leucoptera
Photo: E. Vingerhoedt
 
 
Upperside female
 
Underside female (GM)
 
Underside male (GM)
Amerila leucoptera   Amerila leucoptera   Amerila leucoptera
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
 
Live (SL)
 
Live (NG)
 
Distribution Map
Amerila leucoptera   Amerila leucoptera   Map
 
Photo: A. Ajibade