African Moths Gambia


     

Gorgopis libania (Stoll, 1781)

Golden Swift.

SYNONYMS
Phalaena Bombyx libania, Gorgopis abbottii, Gorgopis angolensis,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 31
alticola, altitudinis, angustiptera, annulosa, armillata, auratilis, aurifuscata, butlerii, caffra, centaurica, cochlias, crudeni, furcata, fuscalis, grisescens, hunti, inornata, intervallata, leucopetala, libania, limbopunctata, lobata, olivaceonotata, pallidiflava, pholidota, ptiloscelis, salti, serangota, subrimosa, tanganyikaensis, zellerii,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, DRCongo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Grasses,

Gorgopis libania
Upperside (ZW)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
Gorgopis libania   Gorgopis libania   Gorgopis libania
Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: J. Heyns
 
Photo: J. Heyns
Live (ZW)
   
Distribution Map
Gorgopis libania   m   Map
Photo: B. Wursten