African Moths Gambia


     

Eudocima phalonia (Linnaeus, 1763)

Comma Underwing.

 

SYNONYMS
Phaleana fullonia, Phalaena phalonia, Ophideres fullonia, Othreis fullonia, Noctua dioscoriae, Phalaena pomona, Ophideres multiscripta, Ophiderea princeps, Ophideres obliterans,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 8
boseae, divitiosa, euryzona, formosa, imperator, lequeuxi, materna, phalonia,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Comoros, DRCongo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, La Reunion, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Anacardium occidentale, Carica papaya, Citrus aurantium, Citrus limettioides, Coccolus, Dimocarpus longan, Legnephora moorei, Malus pumila, Mangifera indica, Musa paradisiaca, Prunus persica, Tinospora, Vitis,

 

 

 

Eudocima phalonia
Upperside male (SL)
 
Upperside female (GA)
 
Underside (SL)
Eudocima phalonia   Eudocima phalonia   Eudocima phalonia
 
Photo: JL. Albert
 
Underside (GA)
 
Larva (ZA)
 
Larva (ZA)
Eudocima phalonia   Eudocima phalonia   Eudocima phalonia
Photo: JL. Albert
 
Photo: H. Roland
 
Photo: H. Roland
Live (CM)
 
 
Distribution Map
Eudocima phalonia   m   Map
Photo: A. Guyonnet