African Moths Gambia


     

Cyligramma latona (Cramer, 1775)

Cream striped owl.

SYNONYMS
Phalaena latona, Noctua troglodyta,

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 10
ambylops, conradsi, disturbans, duplex, fluctuosa, joa, latona, limacina, magus, simplex,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, DRCongo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Acacia, Entada abyssinica, Malus pumila,

Cyligramma latona
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside (RW)
Cyligramma latona   Cyligramma latona   Cyligramma latona
Photo: Manchester Museum
 
Photo: Manchester Museum
 
Photo: Charaxes
Upperside (ZW)
 
Live (ZW)
 
Live (ML)
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Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo B. Wursten
 
Photo: T. Bishop
Live (DRC)
 
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: N. Voaden