African Moths Gambia


     

Siccia caffra Walker, 1854

Speckled Grey Footman.

 

SYNONYMS
Lithosia nigropunctata, Melania punctigera, Siccia humilis,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :-34
adiaphora, anserina, arabica, atriguttata, bicolorata, buettikeri, butvillai, caffra, chogoriae, conformis, cretata, decolorata, dudai, duodecimpunctata, eberti, elgona, grossagranularis, gypsia, margopuncta, melanospila, microsticta, nigropunctana, orbiculata, overlaeti, pallens, pallidata, paucipuncta, punctipennis, pustulata, quilimania, rarita, stictica, ursulae, yvonneae,

DISTRIBUTION
Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe,


LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Lichens, Rhus, Sideroxylon,

 

Siccia caffra

 

Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside (ZA)
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Photo: R. Butler  
Photo: T. Baron
 
Photo: T. Baron
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Manchester Museum
 
Photo: Manchester Museum
Underside (ZA)
 
Underside (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
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Photo: T. Baron
 
Photo: T. Baron
 
Photo: R. Dickinson
Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: A. Liebenberg
 
Photo: J. Heyns