African Moths Gambia


     

Xenimpia erosa Warren, 1895

Ragged Thorn.

SYNONYMS
Hyposidra linearis,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 30
albicaput, angusta, burgessi, chalepa, clenchi, conformis, crassimedia, crassipecten, dohertyi, erosa, fletcheri, flexuosa, hecqi, informis, kala, karischi, lactesignata, loile, luxuriosa, maculosata, misogyna, opala, sabae, sillaria, soricina, spinosivalis, tetracantha, transmarina, trizonata, vastata,

 

DISTRIBUTION
DRCongo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Euphorbiaceae, Citrus reticulata, Citrus x nobilis, Coffea arabica, Eucalyptus grandis, Ipomoea batatas, Ricinus communis,

 

Xenimpia erosa
Upperside
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
Xenimpia erosa   Xenimpia erosa   Xenimpia erosa
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (ZW)
Xenimpia erosa   Xenimpia erosa   Xenimpia erosa
Photo: R. Butler
 
 
Photo: R. butler
Underside (GM)
 
Underside (GM)
 
Live (ZA)
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Photo: H. Roland
Live (DRC)
 
Live (GM)
 
Distribution map
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Photo: N. Voaden