African Moths Gambia


     

Euproctis varians? (Walker, 1855)

Males of this species seem identical to E. varians from Asia but the females are very different. This is probably an undescribed species.

 

SYNONYMS
Artaxa varians,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 166
aethiopica, bicolor, bigutta, chrysophaea, crocata, croceisticta, divisa, fulvipennis, geminata, hargreavesi, onii, pallida, plagiata, punctifera, quadrifascia, rufopunctata, sanguigutta, terminalis, varians,

 

DISTRIBUTION
DRCongo, Sierra Leone,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Terminalia catappa,

Euproctis varians
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (SL)
Euproctis varians   Euproctis varians   Euproctis varians
 
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Underside (SL)
 
Underside (SL)
Euproctis varians   Euproctis varians   Euproctis varians
Larva (SL)
 
Live (DRC)
 
Distribution Map
Euproctis varians
  Euproctis varians   Map
 
Photo: N. Voaden