African Moths Gambia


     

Orthonama obstipata (Fabricius, 1794)

The Gem.

SYNONYMS
Phalaena obstipata, Nycterosea obstipata,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 2
obstipata, quadrisecta,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, DRCongo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Polyphagous,

Orthonama obstipata
Upperside (ZW)
 
Live (MA)
 
Live (KE)
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Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: HJ. Smit
 
Photo: P. Bruce-Jones
Live (ZA)
 
 
Distribution Map
Orthonama obstipata     map
Photo: A. Liebenberg