African Moths Gambia


Eudocima materna (Linnaeus, 1767)

Dot Underwing.

 

SYNONYMS
Phalaena materna, Othreis materna, Ophideres materna, Noctua hybrida, Ophideres chalcogramma,

 

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

 

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, DRCongo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Cocculus, Lycopersicon, Malus pumila, Mangifera indica, Musa x paradisiaca, Tinospora caffra, Vitus, Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii, Rhigiocarya racemifera, Tiliacora,

 

Eudocima materna
Upperside (RW)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside
Eudocima materna   Eudocima materna   Eudocima materna
Photo: Charaxes
 
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: Manchester Museum
Upperside
 
Live (UG)
 
Live (UG)
Eudocima materna   Eudocima materna   Eudocima materna
Photo: Manchester Museum
 
Photo: P. Waring
 
Photo: P. Waring
Live (GM)
 
Live (DRC)
 
Live (ZA)
Eudocima materna   Eudocima materna   Eudocima materna
Photo: D. Penney
 
Photo: N. Voaden
 
Photo: H. Roland
 
Distribution Map
 
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