African Moths Gambia


     

Balacra affinis/daphaena (Rothschild, 1910)

These two species are only seperable by genetalia dissection, not external features.

SYNONYMS

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 26
affinis, alberici, basilewskyi, batesi, belga, caeruleifascia, compsa, daphaena, diaphana, elegans, flava, flavimacula, fontainei, furva, guillemei, haemalea, herona, humphreyi, jaensis, monotonia, nigripennis, preussi, pulchra, rattrayi, rubricincta, rubrostriata,

 

DISTRIBUTION (combined)
Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, DRCongo, Gabon, Niger, Nigeria, Uganda,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Unknown,

 

Balacra affinis
Live (CM)
 
Live (UG)
 
Live (NG)
Balacra affinis   Balacra affinis   Balacra affinis
Photo: A. Guyonnet
 
Photo: P. Waring
 
Photo: A. Ajibade
Underside (CM)
 
 
Distribution Map
Balacra affinis   m   Map
Photo: A. Guyonnet