African Moths Gambia


     

Euproctis punctifera (Walker, 1855)

 

SYNONYMS
Aroa punctifera, Euproctis gaudens, Laupera gaudens, Hypogymna melanura,

 

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

 

DISTRIBUTION
Mozambique, South Africa,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Acalypha glabrata, Mimusops discolor, Ricinus communis, Manilkara discolor,

Euproctis punctifera
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside
Euproctis punctifera   Euproctis punctifera   Euproctis punctifera
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxfrod Museum
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside
Euproctis punctifera   Euproctis punctifera   Euproctis punctifera
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Live (ZA)
 
 
Distribution Map
Euproctis punctifera     Map
Photo: T. Vermaak