African Moths Gambia


 

Platysphinx piabilis (Distant, 1897)

Mealy Hawk.

SYNONYMS
Ambulyx piabilis, Platysphinx bourkei,

 

SPECIES IN GENUS :- 8
bouyeri, constrigilis, dorsti, phyllis, piabilis, stigmatica, vicaria, zabolicus,

 

DISTRIBUTION
Botswana, DRCongo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe,


LARVAL FOODPLANTS
Aganope, Craibia zimmermannii, Lonchocarpus sutherlandii, Millettia sutherlandii, Mundulea sericea, Pterocarpus angolensis, Pterocarpus rotundifolius, Xeroderris stuhlmanni,

Platysphinx piabilis
Upperside
 

Upperside

 
Upperside
Platysphinx piabilis   Platysphinx piabilis   Platysphinx piabilis
Photo: Oxford Museum
 

Photo: Oxford Museum

 
Photo: Oxford Museum
Live (MZ)
 
Live (MZ)
 
Distribution Map
Platysphinx piabilis   Platysphinx piabilis   Map
Photo: L. de Beer
 
Photo: L. de Beer