African Moths Gambia


     

Biston abruptaria (Walker, 1869)

 

SYNONYMS
Boarmia abruptaria, Buzura aequinoctalis,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 12
abruptaria, antecreta, basanga, dargei, edwardsi, exsilia, gloriosaria, homoclera, johannaria, pteronyma, stringeri, subocularia,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Cameroon, Congo, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Cupressus lusitanicus, Albizia, Eucalyptus torreliana, Pinus patula, Maesopsis eminii, Paraserianthes falcataria,

Biston abruptaria
Live (CM)
 
Live (CM)
 
Live (DRC)
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Photo: A. Guyonnet
 
Photo: A. Guyonnet
 
Photo: N. Voaden
Underside (CM)
 
 
Distribution map
Biston abruptaria     Map
Photo: A. Guyonnet