African Moths Gambia


     

Argina astrea (Drury, 1773)

Crotalaria pod borer.

SYNONYMS
Phalaena astrea, Phalaena cribraria, Argina guttata, Argina pantheraria, Bombyx pylotis,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 1
astrea,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Comoros, DRCongo, Ghana, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Mauritius, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Crotalaria, Beaumontia, Ficus petersii, Ficus thonningii, Eugenia cordata, Ochna serrulata, Ochna atropurpurea, Melilotus indica, Mimusops obovata.

Argina astrea
Live
 
 
Distribution Map
Argina astrea     Map
Photo: R. Brookes