African Moths Gambia


     

Hypopyra capensis Herrich-Schäffer, 1854

Red Tail.

SYNONYMS
Enmonodia capensis, Enmonodia endoxantha, Hypopyra hampsoni, Enmonodia occidentalis, Enmonodia plumbefusa, Enmonodia pulverulenta,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 7
africana, allardi, capensis, carneotincta, guttata, malgassica, rufescens,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Comoros, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Acacia sassa, Albiza adianthifolia,

Hypopyra capensis
Upperside (RW)
 
Upperside (GA)
 
Upperside (GM)
Hypopyra capensis   Hypopyra capensis   Hypopyra capensis
Photo: Charaxes
 
Photo: JL. Albert
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Underside (GA)
 
Underside (GM)
Hypopyra capensis   Hypopyra capensis   Hypopyra capensis
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: JL. Albert
 
Live (ZA)
 
Live (CM)
 
Live (GM)
Hypopyra capensis   Hypopyra capensis   Hypopyra capensis
Photo: H. Roland
 
Photo: A. Guyonnet
 
Live (ZA)
 
 
Distribution Map
Hypopyra capensis     Map
Photo: H. Roland