African Moths Gambia


     

Crocidosema plebejana Zeller, 1847

 

SYNONYMS
Penthina altheana, Pteropteryx blackburnii, Eucosma charmera, Eucosma torncycla, Crocidosema insulana, Crocidosema ptiladelpha, Crocidosema synneurota, Paedisca lavaterana, Steganoptycha obscura, Grapholita peregrinana,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 6
affouchensis, bostrychodes, lantana, leptozona, plebejana, thematica,

 

DISTRIBUTION
DRCongo, Egypt, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Mauritius, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Malva silvestris, Malva moschata, Abutilon longicuspe, Pavonia urens, Althaea pallida, Rhus pyroides, Phaseolus lunatus, Senna occidentalis, Lavatera arborea, Hibiscus, Crataegus, Zea Mays, Gossypium,

Crocidosema plebejana
Upperside (ZW)
 

Live (RE)

 
Distribution Map
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Photo: R. Butler
 
Photo: M. Bippus
 
 
 
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