African Moths Gambia


     

Mocis proverai (Fabricius, 1775)

 

SYNONYMS
Noctua frugalis, Chalciope lycopodia, Remigia translata,Remigia frugalis,, Mocis frugalis,


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

 

DISTRIBUTION
Benin, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, DRCongo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Panicum maximum, Glycine max, Medicago sativa, Oryza sativa, Sorghum bicolor, Vigna radiata, Zea Mays,

Mocis proverai
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside (GM)
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Photo: Manchester Museum
 
Photo: Manchester Museum
 
Upperside (GM)
 

Upperside

 
Upperside
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (ZW)
 
Underside (GM)
  Eggs (GM)
Mocis proverai
 
Mocis proverai
 
Mocis proverai
Photo: R. Butler
 
 
Live (GM)
 
Live (GM)
 
Distribution Map
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