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Achaea mercatoria (Fabricius, 1775)

 

SYNONYMS
Noctua mercatoria, Achaea accelerans, Achaea ino, Noctua vulpiina,

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
Burkina Fasso, Eritrea, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Chrysophyllum viridifolium, Mimusops discolor, Mimusops elengi, Ricinus communis, Sideroxylon diospyroides, Manilkara discolor

 

 

Achaea mercatoria
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Underside
Achaea mercatoria   Achaea mercatoria   Achaea mercatoria
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
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