African Moths Gambia


     

Erastria madecassaria (Boisduval, 1833)

Variable Scallop.

 

SYNONYMS
Geometra madecassaria, Hyperythria humbolti,
Erastria incompleta, Erastria latimarginata, Hyperythria mangiferaria, Hyperythria meigii, Petrodava olivata, Petrodava perfusca,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 7
albicatena, albosignata, fletcheri, leucicolor, madecassaria, marginata, nodieri,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, Cameroon, Comoros, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Kenya, La Reunion, Madegascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Ziziphus jujuba, Ziziphus mauritiana,

 

Erastria madecassaria
Upperside (RW)
 
Upperside (RW)
 
Upperside (ZM)
Erastria madecassaria   Erastria madecassaria   Erastria madecassaria
 
Photo: Charaxes
 
Photo: Charaxes
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (ZW)
Erastria madecassaria   Erastria madecassaria   Erastria madecassaria
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: R. Butler
Live (NG)
 
 
Distribution map
Erastria madecassaria     Map
Photo: A. Ajibade