African Moths Gambia


     

Ascotis reciprocaria (Walker, 1860)

 

SYNONYMS
Boarmia reciprocaria, Trigonomelea nigristigma, Trigonomelea semifusca,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 5
antelmaria, glaucotaxa, reciprocaria, selenaria, terebraria,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, Comoros, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Maytenus heterophylla, Diospyros lyciodes, Celtis africana, cussonia spicata, Wisteria sinensis, Duranta erecta, Maesa lanceolata, Scutia myrtina, Ceiba pentandra, Ziziphus,

Ascotis reciprocaria
Upperside (ZW)
 

Upperside (SL)

 
Upperside (GM)
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Photo: R. Butler
 
 
Underside (SL)
 
Live (GM)
 
Live (SL)
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Live (DRC)
 
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: N. Voaden