African Moths Gambia


     

Laelia extorta (Distant, 1897)

Extorted Tussock,

SYNONYMS
Dasychira extorta, Lymantria hera, Orgyia extorta,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 95
acuta, atrifilata, batoides, bifascia, clarki, curvivirgata, extatura, extorta, figlina, fracta, gwelila, hampsoni, herbida, lunensis, municipalis, phenax, punctulata, robusta, rogersi, rosea, subrosea,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Burundi, Cameroon, DRCongo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Ficus natalensis, Ficus sur, Ficus thonningii,

Laelia extorta
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside
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Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Live (ZA)
 
Live (DRC)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: H. Roland
 
Photo: N. Voaden
 
 
 
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