African Moths Gambia


     

Chiromachla leuconoe (Hopffer, 1857)

White Bear.

SYNONYMS
Deilemera limbalis, Leptosoma fuscipennis, Nyctemera leuconoe,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 10
chalcosidia, gracilis, insulare, leuconoe, pallescens, perspicua, restrictum, seychellensis, torbeni, transitella,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Senecio abyssinicus, Senecio pellucidus, Senecio madagascariensis, Senecio syringifolius, Bidens pilosa, Coffea, Crassocephalum vitellinum, Cynara, Eclipta erecta, Emilia abyssinicus, Vernonica, Morus, Rubus,

 

Chiromachla leuconoe

Upperside (ZW)

 
Upperside (UG)
 
Upperside
Chiromachla leuconoe   Chiromachla leuconoe   Chiromachla leuconoe
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: T. Baron
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
Chiromachla leuconoe   Chiromachla leuconoe   Chiromachla leuconoe
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Manchester Museum
Live (GH)
 
Live (TZ)
 
Distribution map
Chiromachla leuconoe   Chiromachla leuconoe   Map
Photo: L. Catchick
 
Photo: M. Grimm