African Moths Gambia


     

Ceratophaga vastellus (Zeller, 1852)

Horn Moth.

SYNONYMS
Euplocamus vastellus, Tinea gigantella, Tinea lucidella,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 12
chalcodryas, ethadopa, infuscatella, lichmodes, luridula, neodryas, nephelotorna, obnoxia, tenebrosa, tragoptila, vastellus, xanthastis,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, DRCongo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigera, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Dead animal material (cattle and antelope horn), Dried fruit,

Ceratophaga vastellus
Upperside (GM)
 

Underside (GM)

 
Live (BW)
Ceratophaga vastellus   Ceratophaga vastellus   Ceratophaga vastellus
 
 
Photo: C. Sydes
 
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