African Moths Gambia


     

Polymona rufifemur Walker, 1855

Red Tailed Gipsy.

SYNONYMS
Psilura scurrilis, Morasa lorimeri, Polymona ellisoni, Acionophlebia misrachii, Oreinobia scurrilis,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 8
finitorum, gondona, hemipyra, inaffinis, philbyi, rubescens, rufifemur, whitei,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Schinus molle, Combretum molle, Pappea capensis, Rhus pyroides, Acacia, Cassiopourea malosana, Dombeya, Ozoroa mucronata, Phaseolus, Pinus radiata

Polymona rufifemur
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (ZW)
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Polymona rufifemur

  Polymona rufifemur
   
Photo: R. Butler
Underside (GM)
 
Playing Dead (GM)
 

Live (GM)

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Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Live (GM)
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Photo: A. Liebenberg
 
Photo: H. Roland
 
 
 
 
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