African Moths Gambia


     

Dysgonia torrida (Guenée, 1852)

Jigsaw.

(NB. D. algira is a European sympatric species not found in Sub-Saharan Africa)

SYNONYMS
Parallelia torrida, Ophiusa torrida, Ophiusa albivitta, Ophiusa festina, Bastilla torrida,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 32
abnegans, albilinea, algira, analamerana, ankalirano, banian, berioi, crameri, delphinensis, digona, diplocyma, galphyra, latifascia, laurentensis, lenzi, malgassica, masama, mesonephele, ningi, orbata, pauliani, pentagonalis, perexcurvata, porphyrescens, portia, properans, porasigna, pudica, rectifascia, rectivia, subangularis, torrida,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Algeria, Burundi, Comoros, DRCongo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, La Reunion, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Zea mays, Ricinus communis, Lantana, Malus pumila, Punica grantum,

 

Dysgonia torrida
Upperside (GA)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
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Photo: JL. Albert
 
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Underside (GM)
 
Larva (GM)
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Photo: R. Butler
 
 
Live (DRC)
 
Live (GM)
 
Live (ZA)
Dysgonia torrida
 
Dysgonia torrida
 
Dysgonia torrida
Photo: N. Voaden
 
 
Photo: J. Heyns
Live (RE)
 
 
Distribution Map
Dysgonia torrida   m   Map
Photo: M. Bippus