African Moths Gambia


     

Utetheisa elata (Fabricius, 1798)

 

SYNONYMS
Bombyx elata, Carcinarctia xanthica. Utetheisa venata, Euchelia formosa, Utetheisa divittata, Utetheisa mediomaculata

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 9
amhara, cruentata, diva, elata, Lactea, lotrix, pectinata, pulchella, pulchelloides,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Comoros, La Reunion, Madagascar, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Heliotropium indicum, Helitropium amplexicaule, Trichodesma zeylanicum, Myosotis, Tournefortia argentea, Tornefortia sarmentosa, Crotalaria juncea, Crotalaria striata,

Utetheisa elata
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
Utetheisa elata   Utetheisa elata   Utetheisa elata
 
 
Upperside ssp. fatua (TZ)
 

Live (RE)

  Distribution Map
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Photo: A. Guyonnet