African Moths Gambia


     

Hemerophanes libyra (Druce, 1896)

Variegated Vapourer.

SYNONYMS
Heteronygmia flammeola, Hemerophanes flammeola, Dasycampa ianthina, Aroa libyra, Numenes libyra,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 7
diatoma, enos, hypoxantha, larvata, libyra, litigiosa, xanthopa,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Botswana, DRCongo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Combretum, Quisqualis indica,

Hemerophanes libyra
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (ZM)
Hemerophanes libyra   Hemerophanes libyra   Hemerophanes libyra
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (ZM)
 
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside (ZA)
Hemerophanes libyra   Hemerophanes libyra   Hemerophanes libyra
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: T. Baron
 
Photo: T. Baron
Underside (ZA)
 
Live ssp flammeola (ZA)
 
Live (DRC)
Hemerophanes libyra   Hemerophanes libyra   Hemerophanes libyra
Photo: T. Baron
 
Photo: H. Roland
 
Photo: N. Voaden
Live (NB)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Distribution Map
Hemerophanes libyra   Hemerophanes libyra   Map
Photo: H. Roland
 
Photo: H. Roland