African Moths Gambia


     

Nassinia caffraria (Linnaeus, 1767)

Threaded Looper.

SYNONYMS
Geometra caffraria, Bombyx petavia, Nassunia bupaliata, Nassunia caffraria, Scardamia perobliqua,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 3
aurantiaca, caffraria, pretoria,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Unknown,

Nassinia caffraria
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside (ZM)
Nassinia caffraria   Nassinia caffraria  
Nassinia caffraria
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside
 
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside (ZA)
Nassinia caffraria   Nassinia caffraria   Nassinia caffraria
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
  Distribution map
Nassinia caffraria
 
Nassinia caffraria
 
Map
Photo: J. Young
 
Photo: A. Liebenberg