African Moths Gambia


     

Achaea lienardi (Boisduval, 1833)

Lienard's Achaea.

SYNONYMS
Ophiusa leinardi, Achaea locra, Achaea spectatura, Ophiusa zabulon, Achaea partita, Achaea ophismoides, Achaea hilaris, Ophisma externesignata, Achaea chamaeleon, Ophiusa cerbera,

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
Angola, Cameroon, Comoros, DRCongo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Polyphagous, Maerua triphylla, Pappea capensis, Rhus mucronifolia, Cirtus, Schotia latifolia, Sideroxylon inerme, Pyaeroxylon obliquum, Acacia mearnsii, Acacia karoo, Acacia ataxacantha, Acacia decurrens, Allophylus decipiens, Croton rivularis, Pinus patula, Ricinus communis, Scutia myrtina,

 

 

Achaea lienardi
Upperside (GM)
 
f. lienardi (GM)
 
f. cerbera (GM)
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f. spectatura
 
Upperside
 
Upperside (ZW)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: R. Butler
Underside (GM)
 
Live (DRC)
 
Live (ZA)
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Achaea lienardi
 
Achaea lienardi
 
Photo: N. Voaden
 
Photo: J.Young
Live (GM)
 
Live (NA)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: H. Roland