African Moths Gambia


     

Achaea catella Guenée, 1852

Banded Achaea

SYNONYMS


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 82
albicilia, albifimbria, basilewskyi, boris, catella, catocaloides, dasybasis, durfa, echo, ezea, faber, finita, illustrata, indicabilis, leucopasa, leinardi, mercatoria, mormoides, occidens, oedipodina, praestans, sordida, trapezoides, violaceofascia, xantherodera,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, Comoros, DRCongo, Egypt, Ertirea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Terminalia catappa, Bauhinia, Ricinus communis, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Tamarindus, Euphorbia systyla, Euphorbia crotonoides, Euphorbia hirta, Euphorbia scordifolia, Ipomoea batatas, Lonchocarpus, Malus pumila, Pericopsis elata, Pinus radiata, Afzelia africana, Acacia mearnsii, Citrus,

Achaea catella
Upperside
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside
 
Upperside (ZW)
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Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: R. Butler
Underside (GM)
 
Larva (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
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Photo: A. Liebenberg
 
Photo: H. Roland
Live (NA)
 
Live (GM)
 
Distribution map
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Photo: H. Roland