African Moths Gambia


     

Hypena obacerralis, Walker, 1859

 

SYNONYMS
Hypena comes, Hypena ferriscitalis, Hypena longipalpis, Hypena sordida,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 100
abyssinalis, conscitalis, directa, jussalis, laceratalis, laetalimaior, laetalis, lividalis, obacerralis, obsitalis, strigatus, striolalis, tetrastica, varialis, verticalis, viettei, zyzzybae,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Commelina pacifica,

Hypena obacerralis
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (GM)
Hypena obacerralis   Hypena obacerralis   Hypena obacerralis
Photo: R. Butler
 
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Underside (GM)
 
Live (GM)
Hypena obacerralis   Hypena obacerralis   Hypena obacerralis
 
 
Live (ZA)
 

Live (ZA)

  Distribution Map
Hypena obacerralis
 
Hypena obacerralis
 
Map
Photo: J. Heyns
 
Photo: A. Liebenberg