African Moths Gambia


     

Pericyma mendax (Walker, 1858)

Brown Shades.

SYNONYMS
Alamis mendax, Dugaria mendax, Dugaria clipes, Homoptera delineosa, Homoptera disjuncta,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 19
albidens, albidentaria, andrefana, atrifusa, caffraria, deducta, glaucinans, griveaudi, mendax, metaleuca, polygramma, pratti, scandulata, squalens, subtusplaga, umbrina, viettei, vietti, vinsonii,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, DRCongo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Acacia mearnsii, Citrus, Acacia caffra, Acacia hirtella, Acacia sassa, Acacia sieberiana,

Pericyma mendax
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
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Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Underside (GM)

Pericyma mendax

 

Pericyma mendax

  Pericyma mendax
Photo: R. Butler
 

 

Live (GM)
 
Live (GM)
 
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