African Moths Gambia


     

Latoia vivida (Walker, 1865)

Vivid Slug.

SYNONYMS
Nyssia vivida, Parasa arcuata, Parasa neumanni,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 42
albicosta, albifrons, albilinea, anagaura, canescens, catalai, chlorea, chrysopa,cineracea, cinnamomarea, colini, cretata, eretromorpha, flavicosta, germinatus, heringi, heringiana, johannes, joiceyi, latistriga, lemuriensis, loxotoma, lutunguru, nana, neglecta, nivosa, parniodes, peyrierasi, phlebodes, picta, privativa, procerus, pumilus, singularis, urda, vadoni, viettei, viridicosta, viridifascia, viridimixta, vitilena, vivida,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Congo, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Arachis hypogaea, Camellia sinensis, Coffea arabica, Coffea robusta, Combretum, Gloriosa superba, Gossypium, Ipomoea batatas, Malus sylvestris, Markhamia, Mitragyna stipulosa, Pavetta lanceolata, Prunus domestica, Quisqualis indica, Ricinus communis, Rosa, Spondias mombin, Theobroma cacao, Zea mays,

Latoia vivida
Upperside
 
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside
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Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (SL)
 
Underside (SL)
 
Live
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Photo: G. Hogg
Live (ZW)
 
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: B. Wursten