African Moths Gambia


     

Plegapteryx anomalus, Herrich-Schäffer, 1856

Hooked Thorn.

SYNONYMS
Plegapteryx partita, Spidia primoti, Syndetodes segmenta, Plegapteryx titia, Plegapteryx viridis, Rhaniphopteryx grotesca, Plegapteryx camerunis,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 8
anomalus, hellingsi, obscura, peregrinus, prouti, purpurascens, sphingata, subsplendens,

 

DISTRIBUTION
DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Terminalia ivorensis,

Plegapteryx anomalus
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (TZ)
 
Upperside (TZ)
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Plegapteryx anomalus
Photo: R. Revell
 
Photo: Copenhagen Museum
 
Photo: Copenhagen Museum
Upperside
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Underside (SL)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
 
Live (LR)
 
Live (LR)
 
Live (LR)
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Photo: M. Stanton
 
Photo: M. Stanton
 
Photo: M. Stanton
 
Distribution map
 
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