African Moths Gambia


     

Omphax plantaria Guenée, 1858

Smooth Emerald.

SYNONYMS
Agraptochlora marginata, Agraptochlora subaspersa, Agroptochlora rubriplaga, Pycnodontia apicata,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 17
bacoti, bara, bilobata, idonea, interfulgens, leucocraspeda, modesta, neglecta, nigricornis, particeps, plantaria, rhodocera, rigua, rubiceps, shorti, trilobata, vicinitaria,

 

DISTRIBUTION
DRCongo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Vangueria madagascariensis, Vangueria infausta,

 

Omphax plantaria
Upperside (ZM)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: A. Liebenberg
 
Photo: A. Liebenberg
Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZM)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: H. Roland
 
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