African Moths Gambia


     

Metarctia rubripuncta Hampson, 1898

Red Dot Matron.

SYNONYMS
Metarctia chapini, Metarctia denisae, Metarctia impura, Metarctia hampsoni, Automolis rosea,


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

 

DISTRIBUTION
Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Ipomoea batatas,

Metarctia rubripuncta
Upperside (ZW)
 
Live (ZW)
 
Distribution Map
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Map
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: B. Wursten