African Moths Gambia


     

Eretmocera laetissima Zeller, 1852

Joyful Moth.

SYNONYMS
Exodomorpha divisella,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 31
agassizi, albistriata, alenica, arabica, basistrigata, benitonis, bradleyi, contermina, dorsistrigata, fasciata, florifera, fuscipennis, haemogastra, homalocrossa, impactella, jemensis, katangensis, kochi, laetissima, letabensis, levicornella, lyneborgi, malelanensis, meyi, monophaea, pachypennis, scatospila, shoabensis, syleuta, tiwiensis, typhonica,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Comoros, DRCongo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Alternanthera achyrantoides, Clerodendrum,

Eretmocera laetissima
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside (GM)
 
Underside (GM)
Eretmocera laetissima   Eretmocera laetissima   Eretmocera laetissima
 
 
Live (GM)
 
Live (ZW)
 
Distribution Map
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Photo: B. Wursten