African Moths Gambia


     

Xylopteryx protaria Guenée, 1858,

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SYNONYMS
Alcis africana, Scotosia lucidiscata, Scotopteryx versicolor,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 28
amieti, anodina, arcuata, aucilla, bifida, clathrata, cowani, dargei, doto, elongata, emunctaria, gibbosa, guichardi, inquilinea, lemairei, leroyae, nacaria, nebulata, oneili, phaeochyta, prasinaria, protearia,prouti, raphaelaria, sima, splendens, triphaenata, turlini,

 

DISTRIBUTION
DRCongo, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Unknown,

 

Xylopteryx protearia
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside
 
Distribution map
Xylopteryx protearia   Xylopteryx protearia   Map
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: Oxford Museum