African Moths Gambia


     

Apisa canescens Walker, 1855

Greyling.

 

SYNONYMS
Apisa cana, Apisa homoeorotica, Apisa microcanescens, Psychotoe pallota, Apisa tamsi,
Apisa perversa,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 10
alberici, arabica, canescens, cinereostata, fontainei, grisescens, hildae, rendalli, subargentea, subcanescens,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Congo, DRCongo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Cosmos sulphureus

Apisa canescens
Upperside (KE)
 
Upperside (KE)
 
Upperside
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (SL)
 
Underside (SL)
 
Live (LR)
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Photo: M. Stanton
Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Distribution map
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Photo: A. Liebenberg
 
Photo: H. Roland