African Moths Gambia


     

Oraesia emarginata (Fabricius, 1794)

 

SYNONYMS
Noctua emarginata, Oraesia alliciens, Oraesia camaguina, Oraesia metallescens, Oraesia tetans, Calpe emarginata,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 10
albescens, cerne, emarginata, intrusa, isolata, pierronii, politzari, provocans, trilobliqua, wintgensi,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, DRCongo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Madagascar, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Cissampelos pareira, Cissampelos torulosa, Cissampelos tropaedifolia, Citrus, Cocculus orbiculatus, Dimocarpus, Ipomoea, Malus pumila, Merremia quinquefolia, Prunus persica, Psidium guajava, Sida, Stephania discolor, Vitis, Ardenia gummifera,

 

Oraesia emarginata
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (ZM)
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Photo: R. butler
 
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Underside (GM)
 
Live (GM)
 
Live (UG)
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Photo: M. Stanton
Live (DRC)
 
  Distribution Map
Oraesia emarginata
 
 
Map
Photo: N. Voaden