African Moths Gambia


     

Lophoptera litigiosa (Wallengren, 1856)

Loop Hole.

 

SYNONYMS
Apamea litigiosa, Lophotera cristigera, Lophotera squamulosa, Stictopera alutacea,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 7
africana, arabica, conspicua, litigiosa, methyalea, semirufa, togata,


DISTRIBUTION
DRCongo, Ghana, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Bridelia cathartica, Macadamia,

 

Lophoptera litigiosa
Upperside (ZM)
 
Upperside (ZM)
 
Upperside (ZM)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (SL)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: R. Butler
 
Underside (SL)
 
Live (SL)
 
Distribution Map
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