African Moths Gambia


     

Metarctia lateritia Herrich-Schäffer, 1855

Laterite Matron.

SYNONYMS
Automolis lateritia, Hebena venosa, Metarctia aegrota, Automolis unicolor,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 89
burra, cinnamonea, didyma, diversa, flavivena, fulvia, haematica, jansei, lateritia, rubribasa, rubripuncta, rufescens, sarcosoma, sheljuzhkoi, tricolorana,

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, DRCongo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Senecio,

Metarctia lateritia
Upperside (MW)
 
Upperside (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: K. Mathesen
Live (ZA)
 
Live (DRC)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: K. Mathesen
 
Photo: N. Voaden