African Moths Gambia


     

Caligatus angasii Wing, 1850

Venus Turntail.

 

SYNONYMS
Gamoruna aemula, Pacidara venutissima,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 3
angasii, dinota, splendissima,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, Congo, DRCongo, Gabon, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Anacardium occidentale, Protorhus longifolia, Harpephyllum caffrum, Rhus longifolia,

Caligatus angasii
Upperside male (CG)
 
Upperside male
 
Upperside female (CG)
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Photo: E. Vingerhoedt
 
Photo: Manchester Museum
 
Photo: E. Vingerhoedt
Upperside female
 
Upperside female (GA)
 
Underside (GA)
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Photo: Manchester Museum

 
Photo: JL. Albert
 
Photo: JL. Albert
Underside (CM)
  Live (CM)   Live (LR)
Caligatus angasii
 
Caligatus angasii
 
Caligatus angasii
Photo: A. Guyonnet
 
Photo: A. Guyonnet
 
Photo: M. Stanton
Live (NG)
 
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: A. Ajibade