African Moths Gambia


     

Dollmania purpurascens (Aurivillius, 1909)

Purple Eggar.

SYNONYMS
Pachymeta purpurascens, Mallocampa marwitzi, Mallocampa reussi,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 4
cuprea, flavia, plinthochroa, purpurascens,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Ficus, Cassia abbreviata, Cassia javanica,

 

 

Dollmania purpurascens
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Live (KE)
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Z. Wijtten
Live (KE)
 
Live (ZA)
 
Live (ZA)
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Photo: Z. Wijtten
 
Photo: H. Roland
 
Photo: H. Roland
 
Distribution Map
 
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