African Moths Gambia


     

Phiala costipuncta Wallengren, 1860

 

SYNONYMS
Phiala xanthosoma, Phiala angola, Phiala inferior, Heteromorpha costipuncta, Dasychira atomaria, Stibolepis atomaria, Phiala ochritincta, Dasychira punctilinea,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 45
abyssinica, alba, albidorsata, aurivillii, bamenda, bergeri, bistrigata, costipuncta, crassistriga, cubicularis, dasypoda, esomelana, flavina, flavipennis, fuscordorsata, hologramma, incana, infuscata, longilinea, marshalli, maxima, nigrolineata, niveociliata, novemlineata, occidentalis, odites, parabiota, polita, postmedialis, pretoriana, pseudatomaria, pulverea, punctulata, sabalina, similis, simplex, specialis, subiridescens, subochracea, tanganyikae, ueleae, uelleburgensis, unistriga, venusta, wichgrafi,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, DRCongo, Gambia, Malawi, Namibia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Annona senegalensis, Fernandoa magnifica, Markhamia zanzibarica, Veronia,

Phiala costipuncta
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside (ZM)
Phiala costipuncta   Phiala costipuncta   Phiala costipuncta
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (ZM)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Live (DRC)
Phiala costipuncta   Phiala costipuncta   Phiala costipuncta
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: A. Liebenberg
 
Photo: N. Voaden
Live (ZA)
 
 
Distribution Map
Phiala costipuncta     Map
Photo: J. Heyns