African Moths Gambia


     

Stenoptilodes taprobanes (Felder & Rogenhoffer, 1875)

 

SYNONYMS
Amblyptilia taprobanes, Platyptilia brachymorpha, Platyptilia legrandi, Stenoptilodes monotrigona, Amblyptilia sieboldi, Platyptilia terlizzii, Stenoptilodes vittata, Amblyptilia zavatterii,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 1
taprobanes,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, Chad, Comoros, Congo, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Spergularia, Desmodium intortum, Antirrhinum majus, Spergularia maritima, Spergularia salina, Spergularia media, Clinopodium vulgare, Vaccinium, Campylanthus salsoloides, Centipeda minima, Phyla lanceolata, Plectranthus, Mecardonia acuminata, Clesia coromandeliana, Limnophila heterophylla, Limnophila sessiliflora, Veronica anagallis, Russelia equistiliformis, Ocimum, Hypoestes betsiliensis, Scutellaria discolor, Samolus, Striga asiatica, Striga densiflora, Striga euphrasioides, Striga hermomthica, Sabatia, Hydrolea, Alectra vogelii,

 

Stenoptilodes taprobanes
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (TZ)
 
Upperside (GM)
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Photo: R. Butler
 

Photo: Copenhagen Museum

 
Underside (GM)
 
Live (GM)
 
Distribution Map
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