African Moths Gambia


     

Aletis helcita (Linnaeus, 1763)

 

SYNONYMS
Papilio helcita, Phalaena fascelis, Papilio heliconius fuscofasciatus, Phalaena macularia, Phalaena geometra helcitaria, Aletis druryi, Aletis rubricaput, Scopula helcita,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 3
erici, helcita, vicina,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, Congo, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Oxyanthus unilocularis, Blighia unijugata,

Aletis helcita
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Underside
Aletis helcita   Aletis helcita  
Aletis helcita
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
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