African Moths Gambia


     

Cropera testacea Walker, 1855

Coated Orange Peel.

SYNONYMS

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 10
celaenogyia, confalonierii, nigripes, phlebilis, sericoptera, seydeli, stilpnaroma, testacea, unipunctata, xanthophaes,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Burundi, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Grasses, Digitaria abyssinica, Imperata cylindrica, Ipomoea batatas, Panicum, Pennisetum purpureum,

Cropera testacea
Upperside (SO)
 
Upperside (SO)
 
Subspecies seminuda
Cropera testacea   Cropera testacea   Cropera testacea
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Distribution Map
Cropera testacea   Cropera testacea   Map
Photo: H. Roland
 
Photo: H. Roland