African Moths Gambia


 

Anomis flava (Fabricius, 1775)

Orange Cotton Moth.

SYNONYMS
Phalaena noctua flava, Cosmophila aurantiaca, Cirroedia edentata, Cosmophila indica, Noctua stigmatizans, Cirroedia variolosa, Anomis fimbriago, Anomis serrata, Cosmophila xanthindyma,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 36
alluaudi, auragoides, benitensis, bidentata, bipunctata, campanalis, capensis, curvifera, elegans, endochlora, erosa, flava, fulvida, grisea, inexpectata, involuta, iobapta, lavaudeni, leona, leucosema, lophognatha, luperca, madida, mandraka, melanosema, mesogona, microdonta, modesta, polymorpha, punctulata, pyrocausta, sabulifera, simulatrix, subfuscata, subrosealis, tamsi,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Algeria, Cameroon, Comoros, DRCongo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, La Reunion, Liberia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Morocco, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Bombax malabaricum, Gossypium, Hibiscus liliiflorus, Trema bracteolata, Abelmoschus esculentus, Abutilon, Alcea, Althaea, Bombax celba, Hibiscus fucus,

 

Anomis flava

Upperside (GM)

 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
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Upperside (ZW)
 
Underside (GM)
 
Larva (CM)
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Photo: R. Butler
 
 

Photo: A. Guyonnet

Pupa (CM)
  Live (GM)  

Live (ZA)

Anomis flava
 
Anomis flava
 
Anomis flava
Photo: A. Guyonnet
 
 
Photo: Q. Grobler
 
Distribution map
 
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