African Moths Gambia


     

Paralacydes arborifera (Butler, 1875)

Branched Ermine.

 

SYNONYMS
Lacydes arborifera, Eutaenia scapulosa, Caligula wallengreni, Conchylia smithii, Lacydes gracilis, Amsacta impia, Maenas arborifera,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 10
arborifera, bivittata, bomfordi, decemmaculata, destrictus, fiorii, jeskei, minorata, ramosa, vocula.

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Botswana, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Ledebouria ovatifolia

Paralacydes arborifera
Upperside (ZM)
 
Upperside (SO)
 
Upperside (SO)
Paralacydes arborifera   Paralacydes arborifera   Paralacydes arborifera
Photo: C. Mateke
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (KE)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Live (ZM)
Paralacydes arborifera   Paralacydes arborifera   Paralacydes arborifera
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: C. Mateke
Live (ZA)
 
Live (BW)
 
Live (MZ)
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Photo: A. Liebenberg
 
Photo: C. Sydes
 
Photo: L. De Beer
 
Distribution Map
 
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