African Moths Gambia


     

Rhipidarctia invaria (Walker, 1856)

 

SYNONYMS
Anace invaria, Metarctia aurantiifusca, Metarctia erubescens, Thyretes melinos, Automolis invaria,



SPECIES IN GENUS :- 18
aurora, cinctella, conradti, crameri, flaviceps, forsteri, invaria, lutea, miniata, pareclecta, postrosea, rhodosoma, rubrovitta, saturata, silacea, subminiata, syntomia, xenops,


 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Cameroon, Congo, DRCongo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan,Tanzania, Uganda,


LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Aster, Zinnia, Theobroma cacao, Tagetes, Cola,


Rhipidarctia invaria
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (SL)
Rhipidarctia invaria   Rhipidarctia invaria   Rhipidarctia invaria
 
 
Underside (SL)
 
Larva (SL)
 
Larva (SL)
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Cocoon (SL)
 
Pupa (SL)
 
Live (SL)
Rhipidarctia invaria   Rhipidarctia invaria   Rhipidarctia invaria
 
 
Live (UG)
 
 
Distribution Map
Rhipidarctia invaria     Map
Photo: P. Waring