African Moths Gambia


     

Chiasmia brongusaria (Walker, 1860)

Variable Peacock.

SYNONYMS
Epione brongusaria, Tephrina incessaria, Tephrina exsecutaria, Plasiana miliaria, Tephrinopsis sabulifera, Tephrina oleochroa, Semiothisa uvidaria,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 175
affinis, angolaria, assimilis, brongusaria, butaria, conturbata, costicommata, crassata, deceptrix, fulvisparsa, furcata, grisescens, inaequilinea, inconspicua, interrupta, johnstoni, kilimanjarensis, majestica, multistrigata, normata, nubilata, obliquilineata, observata, parallacta, plutocrypsis, procidata, rectilinea, rectistriaria, rhabdophora, semialbida, simplicilinea, streniata, subcurvaria, subvaria, sudanata, trizonaria, turbulentata, umbrata, umbratilis,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Acacia karroo, Acacia sieberiana, Acacia xanthophloea, Acacia hirtella,

Chiasmia brongusaria
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside
 
Upperside
Chiasmia brongusaria   Chiasmia brongusaria   Chiasmia brongusaria

Photo: R. Butler

 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: H. Roland
 
Photo: H. Roland