African Moths Gambia


     

Pingasa ruginaria, (Guenée, 1858)

Bordered Duster.

SYNONYMS
Hypochroma ruginaria, Pingasa batiaria, Hypochroma nyctemerata, Hypochroma perfectaria,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 19
abyssiniaria, cornivalva, decristata, dispensata, distensaria, floridivenis, grandidieri, griveaudi, herbuloti, hypoleucaria, hypoxantha, lahayei, murphyi, nigrolineata, pallidata, rhadamaria, ruginaria, serrativalvis, ultrata,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Crotalaria, Psidium guajava, Terminalia tomentosa, triplochiton scleroxylon, Ziziphus mucronata, Ziziphus mauritiana, Xylia xylocarpa, Rhus,

Pingasa ruginaria
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
Pingasa ruginaria   Pingasa ruginaria   Pingasa ruginaria
Photo: R. Revell
 
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside ssp commutata (SL)
Pingasa ruginaria   Pingasa ruginaria   Pingasa ruginaria

 
Photo: R. Butler
 

Underside (SL)
 
Underside ssp commutata (SL)
 
Live (GM)
Pingasa ruginaria
 
Pingasa ruginaria
 
Pingasa ruginaria
Photo: R. Revell
 
 
Live (LR)
 
Live (GM)
 
Distribution Map
Pingasa ruginaria   Pingasa ruginaria   Map
Photo: M. Stanton