African Moths Gambia


     

Scopula minorata (Boisduval, 1833)

 

SYNONYMS
Geometra minorata, Acidalia luculata, Acidalia mauritiata, Acidalia consentanea, Acidalia holobapharia, Emmiltis mombasae,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 280
acidalia, adelpharia, caesaria, curvimargo, deserta, donovani, fimbrilineata, haemaleata, imitaria, internata, internataria, lactaria, lubricata, luridata, minorata, natalica, nigrinotata, opicata, ossicolor, pulchellata, ruficolor, rufisalsa, sagittilinea, sanguinisecta, serena, sincera, sinnaria, spoliata, sublobata, subobliquata, transsecta, tricommata,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Comoros, DRCongo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Polyphageous, Antigonon leptopus, Asystasia, Barieria, Ipomoea, Petunia, Plumbago,

 

Scopula minorata
Upperside (SO)
 
Upperside (SO)
 
Upperside (SO)
Scopula minorata   Scopula minorata   Scopula minorata
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Underside (SL)
Scopula minorata   Scopula minorata   Scopula minorata
 
 
Underside (SL)
 
Live (SL)
 
Live (DRC)
Scopula minorata   Scopula minorata   Scopula minorata
 
 
Photo: N. Voaden
 
Distribution Map
 
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