African Moths Gambia


     

Rhodometra sacraria (Linnaeus, 1767)

Vestal.

 

SYNONYMS
Phalaena sacraria, Geometra labda, Geometra sanguinaria, Rhodometra aucta, Rhodometra desertorum, Rhodometra fulvaria, Rhodometra fumosa, Rhodometra minervae, Pyralis sacraria,

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 9
audeoudi, consecraria, intervenata, labdoides, participata, plectaria, sacraria, satura, sevastopuloi,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Algeria, Botswana, Chad, DRCongo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, La Reunion, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Anthemis, Emex, Oxygonum sinuatum, Persicaria, Polygonum, Rhus,

 

Rhodometra sacraria
Upperside (ZM)
 
Upperside
 
Upperside (ZW)
Rhodometra sacraria   Rhodometra sacraria   Rhodometra sacraria
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: R. Butler
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (ZW)
 
Live (MA)
Rhodometra sacraria   Rhodometra sacraria   Rhodometra sacraria
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: HJ. Smit
Live (ZW)
  Live (UG)   Distribution Map
Rhodometra sacraria
 
Rhodometra sacraria
 
Map
Photo: B. Wursten
 
Photo: B. Hancock