African Moths Gambia


     

Metarctia rufescens Walker, 1855.

 

 

SYNONYMS
Hexaneura maculifera,


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

 

DISTRIBUTION
Burundi, Congo, DRCongo, Gabon, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Tradescanthia, grass roots, leaf litter,

Metarctia rufescens
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside
 
Live (ZA)
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Metarctia rufescens
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: A. Liebenberg
Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: A. Liebenberg
 
Photo: H. Roland