African Moths Gambia


     

Argyrophora trofonia (Cramer, 1779)

Diamond Studs.

SYNONYMS
Phalaena trofonia, Dichroma histrionalis, Argyrophora monetata, Argyrophora trofoniata,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 12
arcualis, chrysophylax, confluens, intervenata, leucochrysa, murphyi, nyikensis, retifera, rhampsinitos, stramineata, trofonia, variabilis,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Erica drakensbergensis,

Argyrophora trofonia
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside (ZW)
Argyrophora trofonia   Argyrophora trofonia   Argyrophora trofonia

Photo: Oxford Museum

 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: R. Butler
Underside
 
Live (ZW)
 
Distribution Map
Argyrophora trofonia   Argyrophora trofonia   map
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: B. Wursten