African Moths Gambia


     

Melinoessa croesaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1855

Great Orange Looper.

SYNONYMS
Falcatulata brunneata, Hypandra leprosata,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 24
aemonia, amplissimata, argenteomaculata, asteria, aureola, catenata, croesaria, eurycrossa, fulvescens, guenoti, horni, midas, molybdauges, palumbata, pauper, perlimbata, pieridaria, sodaliata, stellata, straminea, subalbida, tangylochis, tessmanni, torquilinea,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Vitis,

 

Melinoessa croesaria
Live (CM)
 
Live (NG)
 
Underside (CM)
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Photo: A. Guyonnet
 
Photo: A. Ajibade
 
Photo: A. Guyonnet
 
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