African Moths Gambia


     

Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick, 1913)

False Coddling Moth.

SYNONYMS
Argyroploce leucotreta, Thaumatotibia roerigii,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 14
apicinudana, batrachopa, colasi, colivora, destrumeli, dolichogonia, ecnomia, encarpa, etiennei, eutacta, leucotreta, macrogona, macrops, salaciae,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Benin, Cameroon, DRCongo, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, La Reunion, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania,Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Inside fruits, Gossypium herbaceum, Zea Mays, Citrus, Musa, Parkia clappertoniana, Maesopsis eminii, Averrhoa carambola, Eugenia jambosa, Garcinia mangostana, terminalia catappa, Murraya exotica, Uapaca guineensis, Sterculia tragacantha, Ricinodendron africanum, tephrosia vogelii, Ficus mucoso, Persea americana, Psidium guajava, Saccharum offinarum,

Thaumatotibia leucotreta
Upperside (ZW)
 
Upperside (SL)
 
Upperside (SL)
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Photo: R. Butler
 
 
Underside (ZW)
 
Larva (SL)
 
Larva (SL)
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Pupa (SL)
 
Live (SL)
 
Distribution Map
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