African Moths Gambia


     

Knappetra fasciata (Walker, 1855)

Banded Euproctis.

SYNONYMS
Dulchia fasciata, Euproctis fasciata, Artaxa squamiplaga, Euproctis suzanna, Euproctis torrida, Nygmia fasciata,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 2
arenacea, fasciata,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Congo, DRCongo, Egypt, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Combretum platypetalum, Acacia xanthophloea, Acacia tortilis, Acacia karoo, Acacia mollissima, Theobromia cacao, Cassia tormenosa, Protea bracteata, Protea caffra, Burkea africana, Dombeya rotundifolia, Lannea discolor, Ochna pulchra, Pyrus malus, Senna hirsuta, Anacardium occidentale, Ziziphus jujuba, Terminalia ivorensis,

Knappetra fasciata
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (SL)
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form torrida (ZM)
 
form torrida (ZM)
 
form stellata (ZA)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
form stellata (ZA)
 

Photo: Oxford Museum
Underside (GM)

 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Egg batch (GM)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
Larvae (SL)
 

Larva (SL)
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Pupa (SL)
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Live (ZA)
 

Live (ZA)
 

Distribution Map
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Photo: A. Liebenberg
 
Photo: A. Liebenberg