African Moths Gambia


     

Gonometa postica Walker, 1855

Dark Chopper.

SYNONYMS
Pachypasa effusa, Gonometa marginata, Gonometa statii,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 15
attenuata, badia, bicolor, christyi, griseocincta, imperialis, negrottoi, nysa, podocarpi, postica, regia, robusta, rufobrunnea, sjostedti, titan,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, Central African Republic, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Acacia karroo, Acacia mollissima, Brachystegia globifera, Brachystegia randii, Acacia mearnsii, Brachystegia spiciformis, Elephantorrhiza, Julbernardia globiflora, Mimosa, Pinus radiata,

 

Gonometa postica
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside
Gonometa postica   Gonometa postica   Gonometa postica
Photo: T. Baron
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside
 
Upperside
 
Upperside (ZA)
Gonometa postica   Gonometa postica   Gonometa postica
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (ZA)
 
Underside (ZA)
 
Type
Gonometa postica   Gonometa postica   Gonometa postica
Photo: T. Baron
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Live (ZA)
 
 
Distribution Map
Gonometa postica     Map
Photo: H. Roland