African Moths Gambia


     

Rhesala moestalis (Walker, 1866)

 

SYNONYMS
Magulaba moestalis, Rimulia malgassica, Cerynea ragazzii, Hingula figurata,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 6
fuscula, goleta, grisea, moestalis, nyasica, punctisigna,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Comoros, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Acacia mellifera, Acacia tortilis, Albiza lebbeck, Coffea, Mangifera indica,

 

 

Rhesala moestalis
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (ZW)
Rhesala moestalis   Rhesala moestalis   Rhesala moestalis
 
 
Photo: R. Butler
Upperside (ZW)
 
Underside (SL)
 
Live (RE)
Rhesala moestalis   Rhesala moestalis   Rhesala moestalis
Photo: R. Butler
 
 
Photo: M. Bippus
Live (SL)
 
 
Distribution Map
Rhesala moestalis     Map