African Moths Gambia


     

Sphenarches anisodactylus (Walker, 1864)

 

SYNONYMS
Oxyptilus anisodactylus, Sphenarches chroesus, Pterophorus diffusalis, Megalorhipida rishwani, Sphenarches synophrys,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 6
anisodactylus, bifurcatus, caffer, cafferoides, gilloni, mulange,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, Chad, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Cucurbita pepo, Caperonia regales, Caperonia castaneifolia, Thalia geniculata, Centratherum punctatum, Eupatorium betonicaeforme, Dolichos lablab, Cajanus cajan, Pelargonium, Lagenaria leucantha, Lagenaria vulgaris, Geranium maculatum, Phaseolus vulgaris, Hibiscus mutabilis, Luffa aegyptiaca, Mimosa pudica, Antirrhinum majus, Theobroma cacao, Lantana camara, Brillantaisia lamium, Passiflora foetida, Averrhoa bilimbi, Biophytum sensitivum,

 

Sphenarches anisodactylus
Upperside (TZ)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Underside (GM)
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Photo: Copenhagen Museum
 
 
Live (CM)
 
Live (GM)
 
Live (RE)
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Photo: A. Guyonnet
 
 
Photo: M. Bippus
 
Distribution Map
 
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