African Moths Gambia


     

Hyblaea puera (Cramer, 1777)

Teak Leaf Roller.

SYNONYMS
Noctua puera, Heliothis apricans, Hyblaea insulana, Hyblaea limacodella, Aenigma mirificum, Noctua saga, Noctua unxia,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 10
apricans, euryzona, fontainei, madagascariensis, maldivesa, occidentalium, paulianii, puera, tenuis, xanthia,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, Burkina Fasso, Cameroon, DRCongo Gabon, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Avicennia marina, Spathodea campanulata, Panicum maximum, Eugenia, Rhizophora mucronata, Tectona grandis, Vitex, Schefflera, Tabebuia, Lantana camara, Ricinus communis, Cassia fistula, Gossypium, Markhamia platycaly,

Hyblaea puera
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (KE)
 
Underside (GM)
Hyblaea puera   Hyblaea puera   Hyblaea puera
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Live (GM)
 
 
Distribution Map
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