African Moths Gambia


     

Pandesma robusta (Walker, 1858)

Robust Tabby.

 

SYNONYMS
Thria robusta, Pandesma distincta, Cerbia fugitiva, Pericyma grandis, Pandesma opposita, Pandesma sennaarensis, Pandesma similata, Pericyma terrigena,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 6
anysa, decaryi, muricolor, quenavadi, robusta, tempica,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, South Africa, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Acacia tortilis, Populus euphratica, Albizia lebbeck, Calligonum comosum, Acacia modesta Oryza sativa,

 

Pandesma robusta
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (GM)
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Photo: R. Butler
 
Underside (GM)
 
Live (GM)
 
Distribution Map
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