African Moths Gambia


     

Megalorhipida leucodactylus, (Fabricius, 1794)

 

SYNONYMS
Pterophorus leucodactylus, Trichoptilus adelphodes, Trichoptilus centeles, trichoptilus compsochares, Pterophorus congrualis, Pterop[horus defectalis, Trichoptilus derelictus, Aciptilia hawallensis, Trichoptilus ochreodactylus, Pterophorus oxydactylus, Megalorhipida palastinensis, Trichoptilus ralumensis,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 12
angusta, festus, fissa, leptomeres, leucodactylus, parvula, prolai, subtilis, umbra, varius, viduus, vivax,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Cameroon, Chad, Congo, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, La Reunion, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Acacia, Boerhavia, Amaranthus, Mimosa tenuiflora, Commicarpus tuberosus, Okenia hypogae, Lagenaria leucantha, Scaevola taccada, Boerhavia repens,

Megalorhipida leucodactylus
Upperside (TZ)
 
 
Distribution Map
Megalorhipida leucodactylus     Map
Photo: Copenhagen Museum
 
 
 
 
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