African Moths Gambia


     

Tantaliana tantalus (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)

King Monkey .

 

SYNONYMS
Jana tantalus,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 4
crepax, nigristriata, signifera, tantalus,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, Gambia, South Africa, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Cordia caffra, Jasminum streptopus,

Tantaliana tantalus
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: L. Smith
 
Photo: H. Roland