African Moths Gambia


     

Taeda aetitis Wallengren, 1863

Eagle Slug.

SYNONYMS
Pantoctenia albipuncta, Limacodes argentifera,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 5
aetitis, connexa, gemmans, prasina, punctistriga,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Diospyros, Uapaca, Cussonia spicata, Eriosema engleranum, Royena,

Taeda aetitis
Upperside
 
Upperside (ZA)
 
Upperside ssp. pallida (ZW)
Taeda aetitis   Taeda aetitis   Taeda aetitis
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside ssp. pallida (ZW)
 
Underside (ZW)
 
Type
Taeda aetitis   Taeda aetitis   Taeda aetitis
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Live (ZA)
 
 
Distribution Map
Taeda aetitis     Map
Photo: H. Roland