African Moths Gambia


     

Euproctis aethiopica Snellen, 1872

 

SYNONYMS
Laelia aethiopica, Euproctis natalensis, Porthesia aethiopica,

 

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, Gambia, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Acacia mearnsii, Acacia karroo, Clerodendron glabrum, Pinus patula, Trema orientalis, Psidium guajava, Salix babylonica, Ziziphus mucronata,

Euproctis aethiopica
Upperside
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (ZW)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
 
Photo: R. Butler
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Underside (GM)
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Live (TZ)
 
Live (DRC)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: M. Grimm
 
Photo: N. Voaden