African Moths Gambia


 

Andriasa contraria Walker, 1856

Contrary Polyptychus.

SYNONYMS
Polyptychus objectus,


SPECIES IN GENUS :- 7
axeli, caliginis, constrigilis, contraria, ignomaensis, kadamensis, mitchelli,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Angola, Burkina Fasso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, DRCongo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe,

 

LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Newboldia imperialis, Newboldia leavis, Markhamia lutea, Markhamia napoleoni, Markhamia Platycalyx, Jasminum dichotomum, Markhamia, zanaibarica, Spathodea nilotica,

Andriasa contraria
Upperside (GM)
 
Upperside
 
Upperside (ZM)
Andriasa contraria   Andriasa contraria   Andriasa contraria
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Upperside (KE)
 
Underside (GM)
 
Live (GM)
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Photo: P. Buckham-Bonnet
 
 
Live (DRC)
 
 
Distribution map
Andriasa contraria     map
Photo: N. Voaden