African Moths Gambia


     

Laelia fracta Schaus, 1893

Square Laelia.

SYNONYMS
Laelia diascia, Laelia robusta, Laelia eos

 

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
Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, DRCongo, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Grasses, Cyperus, Oryza sativ, Panicum, Pinus patula,

Laelia fracta
Upperside (KE)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (SL)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: R. Butler
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Underside (SL)
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Live (NB)
 
Live (SL)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: H. Roland