African Moths Gambia


     

Mocis mayeri (Boisduval, 1833)

Brown Lines.

SYNONYMS
Ophiusa mayeri, Remigia mayeri, Remigia associata, Remigia inconcisa, Hypaetra diffundens, Remigia inconcisa, Mocis jugalis, Remigia mutuata, Remigia pellita, Ophiusa subaenescens,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 6
conveniens, mayeri, mutuaria, persinuosa, proverai, repanda,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Burundi, Cameroon, Comoros, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Derris, Desmodium, Glycine max, Pericopsis elata, Tephrosia, Zornia glochidiata,

Mocis mayeri
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
Mocis mayeri   Mocis mayeri   Mocis mayeri
Photo: R. Butler
 
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside (ZM)
Mocis mayeri   Mocis mayeri   Mocis mayeri
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Underside (GM)
  Live (GM)  

Live (GH)

Mocis mayeri
 
Mocis mayeri
 
Mocis mayeri
 
 
Photo: L. Catchick
Live (DRC)
 
Live (GM)
 
Distribution Map
Mocis mayeri   Mocis mayeri   Map
Photo: N. Voaden